Rolly Van Rappard Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Wife: Françoise Van Rappard
Age: 62 Years
Education: LLM

Rolly Van Rappard

Other name(s)• Louis Ridder van Rappard
• Rolly Ridder van Rappard (Knight of Rappard)
Profession(s)Banker, Entrepreneur
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 9”
Eye ColourHazel Grey
Hair ColourBrown
Personal Life
Date of Birth27 September 1960 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2022)62 Years
BirthplaceThe Netherlands
Zodiac signVirgo
College/University• Columbia University, New York City
• Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Educational Qualification(s)• MA in Economics from Columbia University
• LLM from Utrecht University
AddressZurderende 11, Graveland, the Netherlands, 124344
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseFrançoise van Rappard
ChildrenSon- Tuan van Rappard (businessman)
Rolly van Rappard's son
Style Quotient
Expensive Things/ValuablesBlue II yacht worth $50 million
Rolly van Rappard's Blue II Yacht

Note: Annually, Rolly spends $5 million on the yacht's upkeep.

Rolly Van Rappard

Some Lesser Known Facts About Rolly Van Rappard

  • Rolly Van Rappard is a Dutch entrepreneur and banker. He is one of the co-founders of Europe’s largest private equity firm CVC Capital Partners.
  • Rolly was born into a noble family tracing its roots back to Westphalia, northwestern Germany.
  • Upon completing his formal education, Rolly got employed by Citigroup and worked in the organisation in London and Amsterdam, looking after its corporate banking and corporate finance.
  • He joined Citicorp Venture Capital London in 1989.
  • Rolly Van Rappard, Michael Smith, Hardy McLain, Donald Mackenzie, Iain Parham, and Steve Koltes purchased Citicorp Venture Capital London after making a deal with Citicorp in 1993 and later renamed it CVC Capital Partners. Logo of CVC Capital Partners
  • Rappard replaced Michael Smith and became the chairman of CVC Capital Partners along with Donald Mackenzie and Steve Koltes in 2012.
  • CVC Capital Partners bought Sky Betting & Gaming, a gambling company situated in the United Kingdom, in 2015.
  • Thereafter, CVC Capital Partners bought Starbev, an alcoholic beverage-manufacturing company, Samsonite, a suitcase-making company, and the printing systems division of Badische Anilin und Soda Fabrik (BASF).
  • Later, the organisation purchased Formula One, but it was sold for $8 billion to Liberty Media, owned by John Carl Malone, after incurring unsustainable losses.
  • CVC Capital Partners spent Rs. 5,600 crores on purchasing an IPL team named Gujarat Titans in 2021.
  • For acquiring many global companies, the trio Steve Koltes, Donald Mackenzie, and Rolly Van Rappard are called as the buyout kings of Europe. [1]Daily Mail