Christophe Nicolas is a Managing Director in the Secondary Investments team, based in Amsterdam. He focuses on European transactions and leads the European secondary sourcing effort.
Mr. Nicolas joined AlpInvest Partners in 2012 from Morgan Stanley, where he helped raise and successfully invest Morgan Stanley’s first dedicated Secondaries fund. Before that, he held senior principal investment roles in both secondaries and direct private equity strategies at respectively Greenpark Capital and Permira.
Mr. Nicolas started his career in investment banking at Broadview (now Jefferies) and Goldman Sachs. His professional career has led him to work in Europe, the USA and Asia.
Mr. Nicolas received an MBA from Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris (“ESCP”).