Team

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In the business of sustainable investing and building long-term partnerships, the team makes the difference. The SwanCap team unites an experienced and diverse team across 4 offices in Europe and North America.

SwanCap prides itself on having an entrepreneurial and high-performance investment culture and a passion for excellence, which is at the heart of our proven track record. The foundation of the SwanCap culture is open communication, respect, integrity and humility, and is based on true meritocracy enabling each individual to grow and excel.

We believe in long-term partnerships with our investors and deal partners built on trust and honesty and we adhere to those principles in everything we do:

  • To our investors, we are committed to transparency, to the highest standards in terms of service and reliability and to a full alignment of interest created by substantial team commitments and linking our compensation to the financial returns of our LPs;
  • To our deal partners we are committed to be a value-added partner providing direct feedback and support. Over the past 20+ years SwanCap has grown and nurtured relationships across various economic cycles;

SwanCap Partners GmbH

  • Dr. Andreas Bohn
    Managing Partner / Co-CEO
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    Dr. Andreas Bohn
    Managing Partner / Co-CEO

    Andreas is Co-CEO & Managing Partner of SwanCap Partners. Prior to joining SwanCap in 2015 Andreas worked for 22 years in a wide range of investment banking and private equity related functions at UniCredit / Hypovereinsbank, most recently serving as a Management Board member and Head of Investment Banking at UniCredit Bank AG. Amongst others he established the Private Equity / Principal Investments unit of UniCredit in 1999.

    Andreas received an MBA from Ludwig-Maximilians University and a PhD in Strategic Management from the University of Munich.

    andreas.bohn@swancap.eu

  • Dr. Florian Kreitmeier
    Managing Partner / Co-CEO
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    Dr. Florian Kreitmeier
    Managing Partner / Co-CEO

    Florian is the founder and Co-CEO of SwanCap Partners which was established in 2013 by spinning off UniCredit´s Private Equity business which he had headed since 2011. Previously, Florian was at Apax Partners, a leading global private equity firm with over €30bn assets under management. At Apax Florian was involved in several successful transactions in Europe as well as North America predominantly in the consumer and telecom sector.
    Before Apax, Florian spent four years in investment banking working for a $2bn CLO fund in New York as well as in Leveraged Finance in London and Munich. Prior to that he worked in strategic management consulting and was an assistant professor at the Institute for Strategic Management at the University in Munich (LMU), Germany.

    Florian is a visiting professor at selected European Universities and serves on a number of boards and committees in Europe and the US.

    Education: Ph.D. in Strategic Management, University of Munich. MBA from Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (Germany) and Master Degree from European Management Academy (Paris)

    florian.kreitmeier@swancap.eu https://www.linkedin.com/in/florian-kreitmeier-dr-4748b61b6/

  • Martin Langer
    Partner
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    Martin Langer
    Partner

    Martin is a member of the Investment Advisory Committee and Partner of SwanCap. Prior to co-founding SwanCap in 2013, Martin was instrumental in building the UniCredit Private Equity Fund Investment portfolio within the Principal Investments unit. During the last 20 years Martin has developed a strong network with both GPs and LPs. Prior to joining Principal Investments, Martin worked in Leveraged Finance for Hypovereinsbank on European LBOs.

    Martin received an MBA from IESE University of Navarra, Barcelona & University of Chicago and graduated with a BA at ESB Business School.

    martin.langer@swancap.eu https://de.linkedin.com/in/martin-langer-953254160/

  • Dr. Wolfgang Pfister
    Partner / CFO
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    Dr. Wolfgang Pfister
    Partner / CFO

    Wolfgang is Partner, CFO and member of the investment committee of SwanCap. Prior to co-founding SwanCap in 2013, Wolfgang worked for UniCredit Principal Investments and with KPMG.

    Wolfgang holds a GMP from Harvard Business School and a PhD and MSc from the University of Siegen.

    wolfgang.pfister@swancap.eu https://de.linkedin.com/in/wolfgangpfister/

  • Volker Wende
    Partner
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    Volker Wende
    Partner

    Volker has been part of the SwanCap team, since it was spun out of the Principal Investments unit of UniCredit in 2013, where he had focused on direct investments since 2010. At SwanCap, he is responsible for the European co-investment activities. Previously, he worked with UniCredit’s Corporate Finance department, in the M&A division of goetzpartners and with Linklaters, Oppenhoff & Rädler.

    Volker graduated from the University of Regensburg and received a Professional Certificate in Strategic Management for The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania.

    volker.wende@swancap.eu https://www.linkedin.com/in/volker-wende-729a8113/

  • Aaron Witte
    Managing Director / Head of US
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    Aaron Witte
    Managing Director / Head of US

    Prior to SwanCap being spun out of UniCredit’s Principal Investments unit in 2013, Aaron was a Director in the Principal Investments unit based in New York, and previously, he held various positions within UniCredit / Hypovereinsbank as a member of the bank’s Financing & Advisory and Leveraged & Structured Finance teams.  Before joining UniCredit, Aaron held positions at Houlihan Lokey, working on a variety of financial restructuring, financial advisory and distressed and healthy M&A assignments, and with Deloitte & Touche Corporate Finance’s Private Placements Group, where he advised on the placement of debt and equity; M&A and restructuring transactions.

    Education: Master Universitario SDA Bocconi Business School, BS, New York University.

    aaron.witte@swancap.eu https://de.linkedin.com/in/aaronwitte/

  • Olaf Alex
    General Counsel / Co-Head Legal
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    Olaf Alex
    General Counsel / Co-Head Legal

    Olaf has been with SwanCap since it was spun out of the Principal Investments unit of UniCredit in 2013 and is part of the legal team. Prior to his private equity experience, he worked in the legal department of UniCredit / Hypovereinsbank and previously as a cross-border finance lawyer at Clifford Chance.

    Olaf is admitted as a German attorney (Rechtsanwalt) and received his law degree at the University of Bochum.

    olaf.alex@swancap.eu

  • Veit Konrad
    General Counsel / Co-Head Legal
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    Veit Konrad
    General Counsel / Co-Head Legal

    Prior to joining SwanCap in 2014 as legal counsel Veit worked at an internationally recognized German law firm specialized in Private Equity, M&A transactions and Corporate Law. Since 2010 Veit has advised private equity funds and strategic clients in various M&A transactions, restructurings and other corporate matters. Veit is admitted as attorney-at-law in Germany since 2009.

    Education: Law degree, Humboldt-University, Berlin; M.Sc. in Law, Anthropology and Society, London School of Economics; LL.M. in Mergers and Acquisitions Westfälische Wilhelms-University, Münster.

    veit.konrad@swancap.eu https://de.linkedin.com/in/veit-konrad-0381177b/

  • Dominic Borrasch
    Investment Director
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    Dominic Borrasch
    Investment Director

    Dominic is part of SwanCap’s North American primary funds and co-investment team. Dominic joined the Principal Investments team of UniCredit in 2010, and re-joined the team at SwanCap in 2015, after building out UniCredit New York’s investment banking activities in the interim. Prior to joining UniCredit, Dominic worked for Deutsche Bank’s Capital Markets as well as their Mid-Market Corporate Clients team in Germany in addition to the Debt Capital Markets team of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia in Sydney.

    Dominic graduated in 2010 as Dipl.-Kaufmann (with an MBA certificate) from the University of Augsburg with a study abroad, graduate program at the University of New South Wales, Australian School of Business, in Sydney.

    dominic.borrasch@swancap.eu https://de.linkedin.com/in/dominic-borrasch-483b9620/

  • Dr. Ingo Stoff
    Investment Director
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    Dr. Ingo Stoff
    Investment Director

    Ingo joined SwanCap in 2020 and is part of the European primary and co-investment team. Prior to SwanCap he headed the private equity fund business of a single family office and also worked for Allianz Capital Partners and Roland Berger Strategy Consultants.

    Ingo is a CFA charterholder, graduated from the University of Maastricht and conducted his Ph.D. at the Chair of Entrepreneurial Finance at the Technical University of Munich.

    ingo.stoff@swancap.eu https://de.linkedin.com/in/dr-ingo-stoff-cfa-0611aaa3/

  • Fabian Neuhäusler
    Director Finance
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    Fabian Neuhäusler
    Director Finance

    Fabian is Director Finance at SwanCap Partners GmbH, based in Munich, and has been part of the SwanCap team since it was spun out of the Principal Investments unit of UniCredit in 2013, where he executed UniCredit’s private equity co-investments since joining UniCredit in 2011. Previously, he began his career at Allianz SE's Group Accounting/ Group Financial Reporting department.

    Fabian received a Dipl. Kfm. (eq. Master's degree in Business Administration) from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich.

    fabian.neuhaeusler@swancap.eu

  • Maximilian Engels
    Investment Manager
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    Maximilian Engels
    Investment Manager

    Prior to joining SwanCap in 2014, Maximilian collected practical experience at UniCredit, FMS Wertmanagement and FCF Fox Corporate Finance where he was focused on fund structuring, portfolio management and corporate financing, respectively.

    Maximilian holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (M.Sc.) with a major in finance and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics (B.Sc.), both from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich.

    maximilian.engels@swancap.eu https://de.linkedin.com/in/maximilian-engels-5255591b8/

  • Oliver Munz
    Investment Manager
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    Oliver Munz
    Investment Manager

    Oliver joined SwanCap in 2018 and is part of the European primary, co-investment and secondaries team. Prior to SwanCap, Oliver was an Associate at Lazard advising clients on public as well as private M&A transactions and was involved in the execution of capital market transactions such as IPOs.

    Oliver holds a Bachelor´s degree in Business Administration and a Master´s degree in Banking and Finance, both from the University of St. Gallen.

    oliver.munz@swancap.eu https://de.linkedin.com/in/oliver-munz-4743a9a7/

  • Jennifer Young
    Investment Manager
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    Jennifer Young
    Investment Manager

    Jennifer joined SwanCap in 2014 and is part of the European primary fund investment team. Prior to SwanCap she completed an internship in the risk management division of BMW Financial Services.

    Jennifer graduated from Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich with a degree in Financial Mathematics.

    jennifer.young@swancap.eu

  • Peter Götz
    Associate
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    Peter Götz
    Associate

    Peter joined SwanCap in 2020 and is part of the European primary and co-investment team. He previously gained practical experience in M&A at Raymond James’ investment banking division as well as at Chequers Capital and at Berenberg’s London equity research desk.

    Peter graduated with a Master in Financial Analysis from London Business School on an LBS merit scholarship and obtained a Bachelor’s degree from the University of St. Gallen.

    peter.goetz@swancap.eu https://de.linkedin.com/in/peterdgoetz/

  • Adabel Larsen
    Team Assistant
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    Adabel Larsen
    Team Assistant

    Prior to joining SwanCap, Adabel was an Accounts Administrator at Humax Direct in Finance & Accounting. She also worked for Sony Mobile Communications where she obtained a wide experience in Office Administration, Controlling and Human Resources.

    Adabel graduated in BS Hotel & Restaurant Management, at Southwestern University, Cebu City Philippines and apprenticeship in Hotel Management, Baden-Württemberg-Germany.

    adabel.larsen@swancap.eu https://de.linkedin.com/in/adabel-larsen-9b7881216/

  • Miryan Ohlendorf
    Personal Assistant
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    Miryan Ohlendorf
    Personal Assistant

    Prior to joining SwanCap in 2014, Miryan worked as a Senior Consultant at PwC advising on personal income tax matters for international assignments. Previously she worked ten years as a PA to the Head of Global Customer Services Operations at Sony Mobile with focus in opex controlling und event management.

    Miryan holds a M.A. degree in Political Sciences from Ludwig-Maximilian University (Munich) and a Master in Translation Sciences from Ricardo Palma University (Lima, Peru).

    miryan.ohlendorf@swancap.eu https://de.linkedin.com/in/miryan-ohlendorf-0070a547/

SwanCap Investment Management SA

  • Claus Mansfeldt
    Chairman / Managing Director
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    Claus Mansfeldt
    Chairman / Managing Director

    Claus is the executive Chairman of SwanCap’s regulated AIFM management company in Luxembourg. Prior to co-founding SwanCap in 2013 he worked for 25 years in a wide range of investment banking and private equity related functions at UniCredit and Nomura in London, most recently heading UniCredit’s Principal Investments unit there. He is also currently the President of the Luxembourg Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LPEA).

    Claus holds a BSc. (Econ) from the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE).

    claus.mansfeldt@swancap.lu https://de.linkedin.com/in/clausmansfeldt/

  • Cesare Buzzi Ferraris
    Managing Director / Head of Italy
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    Cesare Buzzi Ferraris
    Managing Director / Head of Italy

    Cesare joined SwanCap in 2013 where he is responsible for the Italian activities of the firm. Prior to SwanCap, he headed UniCredit’s Italian Corporate Finance department and subsequently UniCredit’s Italian Principal Investments department. Before joining UniCredit, he worked in the Equity Capital Markets department of Banca Commerciale Italiana.

    Cesare holds a MSc in Finance from London Business School and a BS in Economics from Università Cattolica, Milan.

    cesare.buzziferraris@swancap.it

  • Andrea Millioni
    Managing Director
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    Andrea Millioni
    Managing Director

    Andrea has been with SwanCap (with his current responsibilities including valuation and fund administration) ever since it was spun out of the Principal Investments Unit of UniCredit, which he had joined in 2008 to focus on direct investments. Previously, he worked as portfolio manager at the hedge fund WestHarbor Capital and as M&A banker at JPMorgan, in London and Milan.

    Andrea graduated from Bocconi University. He also holds a MSc International Management degree from Rotterdam School of Management and a CEMS Master's degree in Management.

    andrea.millioni@swancap.lu https://de.linkedin.com/in/andrea-millioni-825579/

  • Raffaele Panzeri
    Senior Investment Director
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    Raffaele Panzeri
    Senior Investment Director

    Raffaele has been with SwanCap ever since the team was spun out of the Principal Investments unit of UniCredit in 2013 and is part of the European primary funds, co-investments and secondaries team. Previously, he worked at UniCredit’s Principal Investments unit and in UniCredit’s M&A division since 2009. Before that Raffaele worked at the private equity manager S+R and at KPMG.

    Raffaele holds a degree in Business Administration from Bocconi University, Italy.

    raffaele.panzeri@swancap.it https://de.linkedin.com/in/raffaele-panzeri-018b616/

  • Marvin Fetzer
    Director Finance
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    Marvin Fetzer
    Director Finance

    Marvin joined SwanCap in 2014 and is part of the Fund Administration team. Prior to SwanCap he worked with LRI Invest’s Alternative Investment department and PwC Luxembourg’s audit division.

    Marvin graduated from the University of Trier with a focus on Audit and Controlling and Decision Supporting Systems.

    marvin.fetzer@swancap.lu https://de.linkedin.com/in/marvin-fetzer-a187b359/

  • Yidie Yuan
    Senior Associate
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    Yidie Yuan
    Senior Associate

    Yidie joined SwanCap in 2015 and is part of the Fund Administration team. Prior to SwanCap she worked at Bank of China’s finance department.

    Yidie graduated from Grenoble École de Management with a MSc Finance and a Master’s in Management (Programme Grande École).

    yidie.yuan@swancap.lu https://de.linkedin.com/in/yidieyuan/

  • Guglielmo Katte Klitsche de la Grange
    Legal / Compliance
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    Guglielmo Katte Klitsche de la Grange
    Legal / Compliance

    Guglielmo joins Swancap from Eurizon Capital Luxembourg, part of the asset management arm of Intesa Sanpaolo Group, where he was a Senior Legal Officer. At Eurizon, Guglielmo was involved, inter alia, with their AIFM set-up as well as several investment vehicles. Prior to this Guglielmo was Legal & Compliance Officer with FARAD International in Luxembourg, a diversified financial platform providing institutional clients with Asset Management, Investment Funds, Impact & SRI Finance, Wealth Planning and Insurance Brokerage solutions.

    Guglielmo is a qualified lawyer and a graduate of the University of Roma Tre. He speaks Italian, English, French, Spanish and some German.

    guglielmo.delagrange@swancap.lu https://de.linkedin.com/in/guglielmo-katte-klitsche-de-la-grange-b8873340/

  • Michael Löb
    Conducting Officer for Compliance and Risk Management
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    Michael Löb
    Conducting Officer for Compliance and Risk Management

    Michael is acting as Conducting Officer for Compliance and Risk Management (part time). As the owner of the Leoniq Directors Office, he serves on several management and advisory Boards for Investment Funds.

    Prior to Leoniq and SwanCap, Michael was Managing Director at Assenagon Asset Management S.A. where he was responsible for the Legal, Risk, Finance, HR and Portfolio Operations departments. In 2014, Michael assumed the position as Chairman of the Managing Board at BHF-BANK International and was in charge of the Custodian Bank, Treasury, Private Banking, Legal and HR divisions in Luxembourg.

    Michael is certified as “Qualified supervisory Board member” by the Deutsche Börse Group and as “ILA Certified Director” in Luxembourg.

    michael.loeb@swancap.lu

SwanCap Partners Advisory Board

  • Dr. Pierre Weimerskirch
    Advisory Board
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    Dr. Pierre Weimerskirch
    Advisory Board

    Pierre Weimerskirch is member of SwanCap’s Advisory Board.

    Pierre is leading the AIFM and management company business of SANNE (FTSE: SNN.L) and is a Managing Director of the Luxembourg business. As a member of the firm’s product team, he is instrumental for the launch of new growth and client service initiatives. Pierre co-founded Luxembourg Investment Solutions S.A. (“LIS”) in 2011 which was acquired in 2017 by SANNE and represent today the core of the AIFM and management company business of the firm.   

    Prior to founding LIS, Pierre was a partner for 10 years at Ernst & Young in Luxembourg where he headed the Advisory Services team for private equity and real estate funds. Previously, he was a senior executive at Arthur Andersen and management consultant at Arthur D. Little. He started his professional career at UBS Bank as asset manager. Pierre has over 30 years of experience in the investment management industry.

    Pierre is member of the committee for investment fund managers at the Luxembourg supervisory authority CSSF and a board member of the Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (“LPEA”). In addition, he serves on the board of directors of several private equity and real estate funds. Pierre is also a lecturer on real estate funds in the Master in European Banking & Financial Law at the University of Luxembourg.

    Pierre holds a Ph.D. in Finance from Trier University (Germany) and a Master’s Degree in Business Economics from Université Louis Pasteur (France). He was a visiting doctoral fellow at Kellogg Graduate School of Management (USA) and a DAAD Post Graduate Scholarship holder.

  • Bertrand Chevalier
    Advisory Board
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    Bertrand Chevalier
    Advisory Board

    Bertrand Chevalier is member of SwanCap’s Advisory Board.

    Bertrand is a Senior Managing Director with Ardian and joined the firm in 2006 as a financial controller. He became a Corporate Officer, supporting Ardian’s then COO, in 2009 before eventually joining the Fund of Funds Team in 2011. He is primarily responsible for coordinating both primary and secondary activities for Ardian Fund of Funds in the European market.

    Bertrand is a graduate of the University of Paris-Dauphine. He is based in London.

Career

SwanCap is always seeking to complement our teams in Munich, New York, Milan and Luxembourg with ambitious and motivated professionals. At SwanCap, we value engagement and encourage each individual to take on responsibility. You will be part of highly ambitious and skilled team of professionals that share the same values. We value teamwork, open communication, analytical depth, forward thinking and a willingness to go the extra mile.

Have a look at our current opportunities below or reach out to our HR department at hr@swancap.eu.

Working Student (m/f/d), Munich

SwanCap is looking for a motivated and dedicated working student (up to 20 hours per week) to contribute to the continued growth and success of the SwanCap platform. The role will support the portfolio & monitoring teams on preparation of data on underlying investments and performance.

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(Senior) Associate (m/f/d), Munich

SwanCap is looking to add a motivated and dedicated (Senior) Associate to its Munich team to contribute to the continued growth and success of its platform. The position allows the candidate to gain exposure to a dynamic asset class and develop skills alongside the entire private equity investment value chain.

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Associate (m/f/d), Milan

SwanCap is looking to add a motivated and dedicated Associate to its Milan team to contribute to the continued growth and success of its platform. The position allows the candidate to gain exposure to a dynamic asset class and develop skills alongside the entire private equity investment value chain.

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Initiative Application for Experienced Hires

SwanCap always welcomes inbound actions from experienced private equity professionals across the entire value chain. The candidate shall hereby have sufficient and relevant experience in the private equity segment complementing our current team and capabilities.

Please get engaged and contact us at hr@swancap.eu.