San Francisco, CA. –Ultra Capital, an investment leader focused on sustainable infrastructure and real asset projects, announces the appointment of Volkert Doeksen, co-founder and former CEO of AlpInvest Partners, to the board of directors of the firm. Mr. Doeksen’s appointment expands the Board to seven directors.
“Volkert’s years of broad experience building a large scale asset management business will add a valuable perspective to our Board of Directors,” said Andrew Klein, Ultra Capital Co-Founder and Managing Director. “We appreciate his willingness to serve as a director and look forward to benefitting from his judgement and counsel.”
Mr. Doeksen was a co-founder and CEO of Amsterdam based AlpInvest Partners, one of the largest private equity investment managers globally with over €40 billion of assets under management and now a subsidiary of The Carlyle Group. Following his retirement this past June, he continues to serve as Senior Advisor to The Carlyle Group and as a member of the investment committee of AlpInvest.
Prior to founding AlpInvest, Mr. Doeksen was a Director of Dresdner Kleinwort Benson (today Dresdner Kleinwort,) managing over $3 billion of private equity investments. In 1994, he moved to New York to head up their private equity investments, including U.S. leveraged buyouts, mezzanine debt and fund of funds. Other positions Mr. Doeksen has held, include working as an investment banker focusing on mergers and acquisitions for Dillon Read from 1989 through 1992 and as a financial analyst in corporate finance for Morgan Stanley International in London in 1987.
Mr. Doeksen is currently a member of the Board of Royal Doeksen BV, Concertgebouw NV, and Royal Huisman BV and also serves on the Board of the Fulbright Foundation. He received his M.A. in Law from The University of Leyden, Netherlands.
About Ultra Capital
Ultra Capital builds and manages portfolios of small to mid-size sustainable real asset projects in agriculture, energy, water and waste. The firm provides institutional investors with diversified portfolios of yield oriented real assets; and project developers with capital and project finance expertise. Ultra Capital has assembled an experienced team of investment professionals with a broad range of expertise in project development, finance, engineering and capital markets that can deliver consistently underwritten and risk managed projects to investors.
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