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Christophe Jacobs van Merlen

Christophe Jacobs van Merlen

Managing Director
Private Equity


Mr. Jacobs van Merlen joined Bain Capital Private Equity in 2004. He is a Managing Director in the Technology Financial and Business Services Vertical and a member of the European Private Equity team.

Prior to joining Bain Capital Private Equity, Mr. Jacobs van Merlen was a consultant at Bain & Company in Brussels, Amsterdam, and Boston, where he provided strategic and operational advice to private equity, business services, industrial, and financial services clients.


Mr. Jacobs van Merlen received a MS magna cum laude in Civil Engineering from University of Brussels. He also graduated from Ecole Centrale in France.