Baar-Zug, 13 December 2010
Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager, announces its year-end senior management promotions and the opening of a new office in Munich.
The firm promotes the following members of the management team to Managing Directors:
Andreas Baumann, Private Equity Directs & Primaries, Singapore
Kelvin Chan, Private Equity Directs & Primaries, Singapore
Erik Gunnervall, Investments Solutions, Zug
Juri Jenkner, Private Debt, London
Andreas Knecht, General Counsel, Zug
Robert Lustenberger, Investment Solutions, Zug
Peter Nietzer, Private Equity Directs & Primaries, Munich
Philipp Schnyder, Private Equity Secondaries, Zug
Dr. Jürgen Diegruber and Armin Weiland will become Partners of the firm and establish the new Munich office, which will serve as an important hub to further expand Partners Group's investment activities in Europe.
Prior to joining Partners Group, serial entrepreneur Dr. Jürgen Diegruber has invested in, developed and successfully sold numerous companies during decades. In 2005, he founded GermanCapital, a specialist for financing solutions in the European small and mid-cap sector.
Prior to joining Partners Group, Armin Weiland has held several senior management positions in the field of mergers and acquisitions. Before co-founding GermanCapital in 2005, he was heading the global mergers and acquisitions practice of HypoVereinsbank.