New VP for Gimv

Belgian firm Gimv has appointed Peter Maenhout as an executive vice president. He will be responsible for both the XL fund as well as the Belgian buyout and growth capital activities.

Maenhout has been running the Benelux office for New York-based investment manager Amber Capital since October 2007. Prior to that, he was active in mergers & acquisitions and equity capital market transactions at Petercam and Generale Bank.

In his various functions he has been working closely together with management teams of both private and public companies, but also with their shareholders and entrepreneurs in the Benelux.