Stéphane graduated from the VUB with a Bachelor in Business Administration. From 1995 until the end of 1998 he worked for Bank Delen in Antwerp and in Luxembourg. He is passionate about financial markets since he was 15 and in 1999 he decided to create Mercier Vanderlinden Asset Management together with Thomas Vanderlinden. Stéphane is Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer. He manages the MercLin Global Equity Fund since 2003.
Born in a family of bankers and graduated as a financial analyst (ABAF), Thomas started his professional career at Bank Delen. At the end of 1999 he decides to create his own asset management company together with Stéphane Mercier. As Managing Partner, he is responsible for the daily management and the commercial development of the firm.