Marc Gendebien

Marc is a co-founder and Managing Partner at Expon Capital,
focused on the Benelux region.


He is a financial operations specialist and an experienced financial manager of both public and private equities. He has accumulated a wide experience from the management of equity funds to the retail and food & beverages sectors, and from European small caps to a CFO role in his own venture.


Marc started his career in 1995 as an equity fund manager at ING in Brussels, where he managed a €300m AUM public equity fund in food & beverages and retail. He regularly beat a global benchmark of more than 500 companies, listed in Europe, North America and Japan. He led the funds’ strategies, through geographic allocation, company selection, build-up/wind-up positions, and currency hedging.


In 2000, he co-founded Arvensia, an agro-commodities marketplace, designed for physical and derivative grain brokers. Marc was the CFO and board member of the company. The platform handled more than 10 million tons of cereal contracts a year, in excess of 10.000 contracts, and was the No. 1 European options broker for wheat and rapeseed. In 2008, Marc joined Société Générale Bank & Trust in Luxembourg, one of Luxembourg’s biggest private banks, where he supervised the bank’s reporting process. Marc joined Jérôme at Genii Capital in 2011, where he oversaw portfolio companies’ performance and participated in the disposal of some of Genii Capital’s investments.


Marc enjoys hitting the mountain slopes on skis, VTT or any other adrenaline rush he can get. He likes running, biking and rugby and used to fly a glider. He is enthusiastic about everything that makes our planet a better place to live.


Marc holds a Masters degree in Engineering and Business (IAG) from Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium. He speaks French, English and Dutch and has some basic knowledge of German.