Hugo de Bruin - Gilde Healthcare

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Hugo de Bruin
General Partner
Private Equity
The Netherlands

Hugo de Bruin

General Partner
Private Equity

Hugo de Bruin joined Gilde Healthcare in 2011. As a partner in the Gilde Healthcare Private Equity team, he is involved in origination and execution of transactions as well as the management of portfolio companies. Hugo is or was actively involved with the portfolio companies Eetgemak, Performation, Symeres (MercachemSyncom), Zetacom, BlijWerkt and Fysius. He holds board positions at the companies with a supervisory board in place and is in frequent contact with management to support them in their strategic, growth and financial plans.

Prior to joining Gilde he was a corporate finance advisor in Healthcare at Boer&Croon (now Deloitte). Hugo originated and executed transactions, primarily in the Dutch healthcare sector.

Hugo holds both a Master of Science degree (MSc) in Artificial Intelligence from Utrecht University and a Master of Science degree (MSc) in Business Economics from the University of Amsterdam. Next to his mother tongue Dutch, Hugo is fluent in English and German.

Lara Hilgert

Associate
Private Equity
Lara Hilgert joined the private equity team of Gilde Healthcare in 2021. She is involved in deal origination, assessment of investment cases, (dis)investment processes and portfolio management. Prior to joining Gilde Healthcare, Lara gained experience...

Pieter van der Meer

Managing Partner
Pieter van der Meer is founder and managing partner of Gilde Healthcare. Pieter joined Gilde in 1998 following a consultant position with KPMG Management Consulting. He is co-responsible for general management, the investment committees and...

Rafael Natanek

General Partner
Private Equity
Rafael Natanek is a partner in the private equity team of Gilde Healthcare. He is leading deal origination and deal execution in several healthcare vectors in Europe. He serves on the supervisory board of KLIFO...