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Bernard De Backer
Partner at StepStone Group

Profile

Mr. De Backer is a member of StepStone’s Private Equity Team, focused on European fund, direct and secondary investments. Prior to joining StepStone in 2019, Mr. De Backer was a Partner at Equity Capital Management GmbH, a Frankfurt based buyout firm. Between 2012 and 2017 he was a Senior Portfolio Manager at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) in Abu Dhabi where he was responsible for ADIA’s European funds portfolio. Prior to this, between 2006 and 2012, he was a London-based Partner at Parish Capital and subsequently briefly StepStone Group. Mr. De Backer started his private equity career in 2000 at BancBoston Capital in London. Mr. De Backer received both MSc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Ghent, Belgium, as well as an MBA in Finance from Columbia University, New York.

Agenda Sessions

  • How compelling is the case to co-invest now?

    15:15