Eiffel Investment Group B.V. is the holding company of an asset management and investment group

The asset management activities of EIFFEL INVESTMENT GROUP B.V. are conducted through regulated subsidiaries in France and Luxembourg (click here for details).

Other strategic investments include CreditProfessionnel.com (credit brokerage) and SpreadResearch (credit research and rating – minority investment).

Eiffel Investment Group B.V. is owned by IMPALA and the employees of the group. Its shareholders' equity of ca. 100 million euros is used to make strategic investments, to seed the group’s funds and to make financial investments.

Eiffel Investment Group B.V. is governed by its managing board:

Marijke Santema

Marijke Santema is a managing director of Eiffel Investment Group B.V. and the chief legal and compliance officer for the group.

Between 2010 and 2015, Marijke was senior corporate legal counsel at Louis Dreyfus Holding (4 years) and Kering Netherlands. From 2006 to 2010, she worked at the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets. Prior to that, she worked as legal counsel at Shell International B.V. Before that, she was an associate at NautaDutilh.

Marijke holds a master’s degree in Civil and Corporate Law from the University of Groningen (the Netherlands).

Jan-Carel Kingma

Jan-Carel Kingma is a managing director of Eiffel Investment Group B.V., which he contributed to found in 2008 (at the time as a division of the Louis Dreyfus group). He also serves as director / officer of several subsidiaries.

Previously, Jan Carel was a director of several companies of the Louis Dreyfus group between 2008 and 2011. Until 2016, Jan Carel was also a managing director of Hospitality Europe, a private equity investment company with investments in the European leisure and hospitality industry, based in Amsterdam. Prior to that, he was general manager of Pirelli Tyre Holding in Amsterdam, between 1989 and 1998, and a managing partner of VCI-Candover B.V., a private equity firm focusing on leveraged management buy-outs, between 1987 and 1989. Before that, he spent almost 15 years with Citibank.

Jan Carel holds a master's degree in business administration from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (the Netherlands).

Fabrice Dumonteil

Fabrice Dumonteil is a managing director of Eiffel Investment Group B.V., which he contributed to found in 2008 (at the time as a division of the Louis Dreyfus group). He is also the CEO of Eiffel Investment Group SAS.

Prior to that, Fabrice was the CFO of Neuf Cegetel, a public telecommunications company founded by the Louis Dreyfus group in 1998. Prior to joining the Louis Dreyfus group, Fabrice worked for the Boston Consulting Group.

Fabrice holds a Master of Science degree from Ecole Polytechnique (France) and an MBA degree from Harvard Business School (USA).


IMPALA is the reference shareholder of a group of companies in the financial sector (Eiffel Investment Group), the energy sector, the manufacturing sector, etc.

IMPALA is owned by French entrepreneur Jacques Veyrat (former Chairman and CEO of the Louis Dreyfus group, founder and CEO of Neuf Cegetel).