SwanCap Partners GmbH
Andreas is Co-CEO & Managing Partner of SwanCap Partners since October 2015. Prior to joining SwanCap, Andreas was with UniCredit/Hypovereinsbank since 1994 having served most recently as a Management Board Member at UniCredit Bank AG and as a member of the Global UniCredit Corporate & Investment Banking Executive Committee.
In the 22 years that Andreas has been with UniCredit and through various management functions, he built several highly successful franchises within the bank. Andreas is a Co-founder of UniCredit’s market leading Leveraged Finance business having led the team for many years through its most significant growth period. Under his supervision, the bank was involved in financing over 400 transactions with overall underwriting commitments well in excess of €50 billion.
Andreas has also been instrumental in building UniCredit’s financing power house consisting of several debt businesses such as Leveraged Finance, Project Finance, Corporate Structured Finance, Real Estate, Debt Capital Markets and M&A with portfolio responsibility of €30 billion plus. In addition to this, Andreas was Chairman of the various investment committees of these businesses for many years. He also founded the Portfolio Management Group at UniCredit Bank AG, which was subsequently rolled out to UniCredit globally.
Andreas was the founder of the Principal Investment business at UniCredit which he ran by and large between 2000 and 2011 culminating in overall commitments of €3bn in private equity funds and co investments. Prior to joining SwanCap, Andreas had also been the Chairman of the SwanCap Partners’ Advisory Board.
Andreas is a veteran of the European LBO and Investment Banking market with 22 years of relevant experience and enjoys a deep network across both the Private Equity and Banking sectors. In his last function he had been a Management Board Member of Unicredit Bank AG being in charge of Investment Banking. Andreas holds an MBA from Ludwig-Maximilians University and a PhD in strategic Management from University of Munich.