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21st October 2019

17Capital promotes Fokke Lucas to Managing Director and adds 6 to the global team

  • Fokke Lucas promoted to Managing Director
  • 6 recent appointments

17Capital is delighted to announce the promotion of Fokke Lucas to Managing Director in our Investment team, based in London.

Fokke joined 17Capital 7 years ago as an Investment Associate and has been instrumental in the growth of the business across investments and fundraising.

17Capital has been operating for 12 years and invested over €2bn across 50 investments, of which 23 have already been fully realised.

Managing Partner, Pierre-Antoine de Selancy said: “At 17Capital we place great importance on the development and growth of our people, Fokke has excelled in his role within the Investment team and I would like to thank him for his hard work and wish him the best of luck in his new role”.

Fokke Lucas, Managing Director said: “I have thoroughly enjoyed my career at 17Capital as we have led the preferred equity market, I look forward to contributing further to our continued success.”

Fokke’s promotion follows the following recent appointments of 6 team members. Tom Edwards as an Investment Analyst, Federica Bogoni as an Investment Associate, Becky Wang as a Fund Accountant, Emily Sykes as a People & Talent associate, Craig Esplin as Compliance Manager and Catrin Watts as an Investor Relations assistant, all are based in London. This takes the team to 44 professionals across London and New York.