European Capital Partners - About About European Capital Partners
Asset management and fund structuring boutique

About us

Founded in 2010 by 2 local entrepreneurs, European Capital Partners (“ECP SA”) is a Luxembourg based regulated wealth and asset management company (UCITS and AIFM authorized). With a staff of 34 employees, the company is managing above 1.75 bn EUR .

We speak your language. Our team speaks French, German, English, Italian, Spanish, Arabic and Chinese.










* As of 31/12/2023


We provide an open platform for asset management and related reporting, risk management and regulatory compliance.

We serve private and professional investors owning listed and non-listed financial assets.

Our culture is entrepreneurial, holistic, responsive and flexible. We operate at the highest professional standards.

Who we are

European Capital Partners is an entrepreneurial Luxembourg based asset management, wealth management and asset servicing boutique, regulated by the CSSF, offering bespoke solutions to ensure the development and sustainability of wealth, business and investments.

Originally founded in 2010 by Luxembourgish entrepreneurs we began our European adventure in 2020 opening our capital to Colombo Wealth SA, a Swiss Wealth Management company and to Whitestone Partners, a Belgian listed investment company.

We strongly believe in the power of human driven insight and we are committed to each client.

Our values

Entrepreneurial spirit, holistic, responsive and flexible

Our mission is to increase and protect the capital of our clients in the long term.


Patrick Hansen is a co-founder and has been president of the board of directors to this date of Edison Capital Partners s.a. , the founding shareholder holder of European Capital Partners sa.  Patrick is  “serial-entrepreneur”, having successfully built and sold several companies over the past 15 years.

Léon Kirch, CEO/CIO and experienced value investor, has co-managed one of the largest European equity funds promoted by Nordea from 2002 to 2014 (peak value: €3.5bn). He founded a CSSF and FINMA-regulated investment firm in Luxembourg and Switzerland. He is the founding president of the Luxembourg CFA Society.

CHF 2.5bn AuM, >50 staff, over 45 years of experience in HNWI Wealth management and planning, Market research, Asset & Fund Management, Family office services, Corporate advisory, Tax & fiscal services. Colombo
is represented by its chairwoman Dr. Sibylle Peter.

The founders of Whitestone have worked with Gilles Samyn and Albert Frère (CNP – Compagnie Nationale à Portefeuille), legendary private equity investors from Belgium. Whitestone is represented by its CEO Frédéric Pouchain.

Board of Directors

Patrick Hansen

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Léon Kirch

Member of the Board of Directors

Pierre-François Wéry

Member of the Board of Directors

Knut Reinertz

Member of the Board of Directors

Dr Sibylle Peter

Member of the Board of Directors

Frédéric Pouchain

Member of the Board of Directors


Léon Kirch – CFA

Managing Partner

Chief Investment Officer

Lingrui Kong

Conducting Officer

Head of Risk


Jérémy Paulus

Conducting Officer

Finance and client support manager

Martin Rausch

Conducting Officer

Head of Compliance & Legal

Mohamed Afifi – CFA

Senior Portfolio Manager

Thierry Klaa

Portfolio Manager

Frédéric Pouchain

Portfolio Manager

Board member

Stéphane Di Maria

Global Wealth Management Support

Life Insurance Developer

Alfred Brandner

Head of Asset Servicing DACH and UK

Florian Marchal

Operational Analyst

Abdulaziz Nugmanov

Operations Developer

Giovanni Semeraro

Senior Risk Analyst

Henrique Vaz

Deputy to Head of Compliance & Legal

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