• Magchiel Groot

Magchiel Groot

Senior Advisor

Magchiel is a Senior Advisor to the ILX Fund with a prime responsibility for sourcing, analysing and executing transactions for the Fund’s portfolio. He has over 25 years of experience in corporate banking, project and structured finance as well as private equity. He started his banking career in 1993 working for Deutsche Bank both in Amsterdam and London. He joined the Africa team at the Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) in 1998 and was seconded to the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund at Standard Bank in London between 2002 and 2005. After a two year period focusing on China when back at FMO, he then for five years lead the desk that originated, structured and executed all structured finance transactions within FMO to further develop FMO’s capital markets activities in emerging markets. Prior to joining the ILX Fund he worked seven years as a Senior Investment Officer at FMO’s Private Equity Department with a focus on Africa.

Magchiel holds an MA in History from Leiden University

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