Lukas Kolff

Lukas is the Founding Partner of Bowline Capital Partners, an advisory and principal investment boutique.

Prior to Bowline, Lukas was a Partner at Apollo assisting the firm to build its European private equity presence out of London and executing private equity, restructuring and debt for control transactions. Before that Lukas was at Ripplewood, where he executed private equity and restructurings in the US, Europe, the Middle East and Japan. Lukas has invested over €2.5 billion of equity and debt with over 20.0% returns with over 18 years of investment experience in telecom, media, technology, real estate, financial services and other industries in the US, Europe, and Asia.

Prior to Ripplewood, Lukas was at Morgan Stanley in London and has a Master’s Degree in Business Economics from the University of Groningen, Netherlands, where he graduated with Highest Honors. Besides TresVista, Lukas also serves on the Boards of Anaua Agroflorestal, APG, Cellpoint Mobile, Global Shares, Imprima Group, and Joto Sake.

Lukas is also an advisor to Ripplewood on various FIG related transactions.