Findos Investor is supported by an independent management team with extensive experience

Transaction Partner

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Hans Freudenberg

Partner

 

Before founding Findos Investor, Hans Freudenberg acted as a Principal at Bain Capital. His professional career began in 1995 at Arthur Andersen where he specialized in transaction services.

 

Hans Freudenberg holds a degree in business administration from the Mannheim Berufsakademie and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Olaf U. Rogowski

Partner


Before founding Findos Investor, Olaf Rogowski was a Director for Corporates Markets and Leveraged Finance at HypoVereinsbank in Munich, London and New York. Before the acquisition of his MBA, he was a partner of a Start-Up business in the area of personnel consultation and responsible for finance and legal matters. He began his professional career in a mid-market consultancy for strategy development.


Olaf Rogowski studied economics at the Freie Universität Berlin and holds an MBA from Bocconi School of Management, Milan / Stern School of Business, New York.

Dr. Wolfgang Ziegler

Partner

 

Before founding Findos Investor, Dr. Wolfgang Ziegler was a Director at EQT, Munich. Prior to EQT, he was project leader in the Corporate Finance Team of Arthur Andersen (today Ernst & Young), Frankfurt. Dr. Wolfgang Ziegler practiced law at the higher regional court of Vienna as well as at a commercial law firm in Vienna before receiving his MBA and joining Arthur Andersen.

Dr. Wolfgang Ziegler holds a Ph.D. in law at the University of Vienna as well as an MBA from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus Graduate School of Business.

Olaf Kensy

Partner

 

Olaf Kensy joined Findos Investor in 2011 from Granville Baird, a Hamburg based private equity fund focused on small and mid-cap transactions in the German market. Prior to his 10 years at Granville he was project leader in the Corporate Finance Team of KPMG, Frankfurt.

 

Olaf holds a master degree in business and engineering (Dipl. Wirt.-Ing.) from Karlsruhe University and completed part of his studies abroad at Lunds University, Sweden.

Verena Mohaupt

Partner

 

Verena Mohaupt joined Findos Investor from Allianz Capital Partners, where she acted as an investment manager. Prior to this, she was co-founder and board member of ciao.com AG (today a subsidiary of Microsoft). Her professional career began as analyst in the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs followed by a position as engagement manager at McKinsey & Co.

 

Verena Mohaupt holds a degree in business administration from Muenster University and an MBA from INSEAD.

Investment Manager

Fabian Kiechle

Investment Manager

 

Fabian Kiechle joined Findos Investor from Pinova Capital, a Munich based investment firm, where he accompanied several transactions in the German speaking region and serviced portfolio companies - inter alia as board observer.

 

Fabian Kiechle studied Finance and Computer Science (M.Sc.) at the Technical University of Munich (TU München) and the Federal University Rio de Janeiro. He holds a B.Sc. degree in Economics, Process and Power Engineering.

Daniel Ollert

Investment Manager

 

Daniel Ollert joined Findos Investor in January 2018 from AGIC Capital in Munich where he acted as associate. His professional career began as analyst in the investment banking division of Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London.

 

Daniel Ollert holds a degree in business administration from the Technical University of Munich (TU München).

Rune Symann

Investment Manager

 

Rune Symann joined Findos Investor in 2018 from Glencore in Zug (Switzerland) where he was asset manager (zinc department). His professional career began as M&A analyst at ABB, a global leader in industrial technology, in Zürich. 

 

Rune Symann studied International Management and Finance (M.Sc.) at the Copenhagen Business School and at HEC (Hautes Études Commerciales) Paris. Before he graduated in Economic Science at the University in Aarhus.

Portfolio Partner*

Jan Hähnel

Portfolio Partner
fi Portfolio Management GmbH

 

Jan Haehnel joined Findos Investor in 2018 from MCH Management Capital Holding, a small-cap investment company. He supported and accompanied a portfolio company in a restructuring process as operative managing director. Prior to this, he was investment director at BayernLB Capital Partner for 4 years, responsible for a number of medium-sized investments. Whilst working at Granville Baird, a private equity fund, for 7 years he accompanied several transactions. Jan Haehnel began his professional career as audit manager at Price Waterhouse Coopers (financial advisory services) in Frankfurt.

 

Jan Haehnel holds a degree in business administration from University of Tuebingen.

Stefan Happak

Portfolio Partner
fi Portfolio Management GmbH

 

Stefan is Managing Director of fi Portfolio Management GmbH. Before joining Findos Investor Stefan was Managing Director at UniCredit Markets & Investment Banking, co-heading the German team of the Acquisition Leveraged Finance group. From his 11 years in Leveraged Finance where he was responsible for originating and arranging LBO transactions he spent 2 years in London focusing on Mezzanine Financing and 2 years as a team leader covering subordinated debt solutions for German sub-investment grade corporates.

 

Stefan Happak graduated at LMU University in Munich before he joined HypoVereinsbank in 1995 where he started in corporate banking in Bielefeld.

Dr. Joachim Scholz

Portfolio Partner
fi Portfolio Management GmbH

 

Joachim Scholz joined Findos Investor from Rothgordt & Cie., a consultancy specialized in M&A and commercial advisory. Prior to that, he worked with myQube, a venture capital fund focusing on high-tech companies. He started his professional career in the Automotive Competence Center at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in Stuttgart, Munich and São Paulo, where he headed the practice group supplier industry.

 

Joachim Scholz holds a Ph.D. in international management from University of Eichstätt. He studied business administration at University of Hohenheim and University of California, Los Angeles.

Peter Schulz

Portfolio Partner
fi Portfolio Management GmbH


Before joining Findos Investor Peter Schulz acted as executive consultant specialized in the health industry and corporate restructuring. Prior to that, he was CEO of Domus-Homecare-Group, an international manufacturer of medical aids. Prior to this, he worked as COO in the health division at Triumph-Adler AG. He started his professional career at A.T. Kearney, an international consultancy. 


Peter Schulz holds a degree in business administration from University of Mannheim and an MBA from City University of New York.

Operations

Sabrina Bleyer

Finance Director


Until December 2004 Sabrina Bleyer was a project leader and advisor to customers in the area of financial services of Management Partner, a Stuttgart based consultancy firm. Prior to this, Sabrina Bleyer completed a trainee program at Dresdner Bank AG, Frankfurt and worked in the area of private customer/investor management in investment and commercial paper funds.


Sabrina Bleyer holds a degree in business administration at the European Business School, Oestrich Winkel.


Sibylle Jantz

Assistant


Before joining Findos Investor, Sibylle Jantz was office manager in charge of certain areas of finance and controlling at an interim management firm in Munich.


Sibylle Jantz completed her vocational training as health-care management assistant in 2007 in Hamburg followed by studies in business administration (VWA). In parallel to her studies, Sibylle was executive assistant at the Tabea clinic in Hamburg.

Jens Kohlmann

Finance Manager
fi Portfolio Management GmbH

 

Until February 2016 Jens Kohlmann worked as senior for Ernst & Young and serviced clients in different sectors – inter alia business administration from the private equity business. 

 

Jens Kohlmann holds a degree in business administration at the Julius-Maximilians-University in Würzburg.

Melanie Mohaupt

Assistant

 

Until December 2006 Melanie Mohaupt was Personal Assistant to the Editor-In-Chief of the leading German weekly "Die Zeit" located in Hamburg. Prior to this, she filled the same position from 2002 to 2004 at "Der Tagesspiegel", Berlin.

 

Her professional career began at different media companies such as ProSiebenSat1 in Munich. Melanie Mohaupt studied Media Studies at the University of Cooperative Education for Advertising and Marketing (BAW) in Munich.

Felix Schafrin

Team Assistant


Before Felix Schafrin joined Findos Investor he was project assistant at PLU Top Assistant in Munich and serviced national and international clients at different projects like IT migration.


Felix Schafrin completed his training as management assistant in office management in February 2017.

Alexa Scherer

Finance


Until June 2012 Alexa Scherer was personal assistant to the management of a real estate company in Munich. Prior to this, she worked in different departments at the Corporate Development of Siemens AG.


Alexa Scherer graduated in business at the Cooperative State University in Mannheim and holds a Master in International Business from Munich Business School.