Bellevue's Private Markets Franchise is Expanded. Bellevue has hired an experienced team of private equity secondaries, including Chris Davies, Lars Honegger, and Steven Kroese. They are now operational as of December 1, 20,22. This acquisition will add a new area of activity to Bellevue’s Private Markets operations, secondary strategies. It complements the company's well-established direct investments. Bellevue will start a secondary investment vehicle in 2023. Steven Kroese, Managing Partner, will be a member the Bellevue Private Markets Investment Team. Prior to joining Partners Group, he was Senior Vice President and Member in Management at the Private Equity Integrated unit. He also served as a member on the Private Equity Secondaries Investment Committee. He previously worked for Societe Generale, Invision and other companies. Steven Kroese is a Radboud University graduate in business science, Nijmegen. Bellevue also hired Lars Honegger as Managing Partner. He will be a member the Bellevue Private Markets Investment Team. Before joining Bellevue he was Senior Vice President and Member in Management at Partners Group's Private Equity Integrated Unit for 10 years. Lars Honegger was previously employed by KPMG in Bern. Honegger, a Swiss-certified public accountant, holds a master's degree in finance and accounting from the University of St. Gallen. Chris Davies will also serve as Managing Partner. He is also a member the Bellevue Private Markets Investment Team. Prior to joining Bellevue he served as Structuring Team Chief, Legal Counsel, and a Member in Management at Partners Group. He was also responsible for secondary transactions within that team. Chris Davies was a solicitor with Darwin Gray LLP, and Barnes & Partners Solicitors before joining Partners Group. Since 2008, he has been licensed to practice in the Senior Courts of England and Wales. Jan Kollros is the fourth member of Secondaries Investment Team. He is Bellevue's Head of Private Markets and also serves as CEO of Bellevue’s subsidiary adbodmer. Kroese, Honegger and Davies will work in Zug. Davies will be based at London. Andre Ruegg is the CEO of Bellevue. He said that they are making steady progress in their private markets strategy. It was a pleasure to be able to hire a highly-performing Secondaries Team, Chris Steven, Lars and Lars. Jan's support and the help of these new colleagues, we are able to launch our first private-equity secondaries product in the early part of next year. +41 44 267 6709, EMAIL URL Bellevue – Excellence in Specialty Investments Bellevue, a specialized asset management company listed on SIX Swiss Exchange, has core competencies in healthcare strategies, entrepreneur strategy, and alternative and traditional investments strategies. Bellevue, which was established in 1993 and staffed with 100 professionals, is a House of Investment Ideas that generates attractive investment returns. It also creates value for shareholders and clients alike. Bellevue had assets of CHF 9.6 billion as of June 30, 2022.
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