Mr. Hans Van Swaay serves as Partner at Lyrique Private Equity. He has a long and successful track record in private equity as Partner of Lyrique, Head of Private Equity at Pictet & Cie, as Managing Director of UBS Capital, as Managing Director of Merifin and as partner of Lowe Finance. He has made direct investments in Switzerland, Germany, France, the United Kingdom and in the Netherlands. As an investor in funds he has been active in the United States, Europe and Asia. As a direct investor he has on occasion assumed operational responsibilities in industrial situations as CEO in Germany and in Switzerland.