Experience

    • Top Tier Capital Partners in the formation of Top Tier European Venture Capital Fund SCSp, a €260 million European venture capital fund of funds.
    • A major international financial investor in the formation of a €1 billion+ global infrastructure fund.
    • Allianz Global Investors in the formation of Allianz Renewable Energy Fund III, a $500 million fund targeting global renewable energy investments.
    • LGT Capital Partners in the formation of Crown Global Secondaries V, a $4.5 billion private equity secondaries fund.
    • Apera Asset Management’s private debt platform, a €750 million platform focussing on senior secured loans to lower mid-market businesses in German-speaking Europe, France, Benelux, the UK and Northern Europe.
    • Navis Capital Partners in setting up their Luxembourg parallel fund for its private equity fund, seeking total capital commitments of $1.75 billion.
    • UniCredit Bank in the structuring aspects of the sale of parts of its private equity portfolio and the setting up of the acquisition of SwanCap Opportunities Fund SCS.
    • Hannover Finanz in the formation of its €200 million debt fund targeting investments in the DACH region.
    • HarbourVest Partners in the sale of a portfolio of over one hundred private equity interests on behalf of a HarbourVest Partners managed account based in Europe to five independent investor groups.
    • SwanCap Partners in the formation of its €600 million SwanCap Fund II.
    • Novum Capital in the formation of a €100 million private equity fund targeting investments in the DACH region.
    • Regulatory advice to Adams Street, The Carlyle Group, Coller Capital, EQT, HPS Investment Partners, Lexington Partners, Morgan Stanley, Triton, Prudential Financial and Zurich Alternative Asset Management.

Education

  • Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Master of Laws
  • Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, First State Examination