John Penning

John Penning joined Luxempart in May 2017 and is one of the two Managing Directors since 2020.

He currently serves as a Director in several companies, in particular: Foyer Finance, Foyer SA, Atenor, Assmann and MTWH.

After working as a senior manager in Corporate Finance at Deloitte in Luxembourg, John co-founded in 2009 Saphir Capital Partners SA, a corporate finance and private equity consultancy firm based in Luxembourg and London.

During his career, John gathered investment experience in several sectors including financial services, business aviation, consumer goods, real estate and healthcare services.

John holds a degree in political science and international relations from the Université Libre de
Bruxelles (ULB), and an MBA from Otago University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.