13 11, 2017

Jan Patrick Dörries

2018-01-15T14:22:57+00:00 November 13th, 2017|

Jan Patrick Dörries is Senior Investment Manager at Waterland Private Equity in Hamburg, Germany. During his studies he gained experience in the fields of strategy consulting, trading and in the private equity industry. Jan participated in the MBA program of Queen’s University in Canada as well as Peking University (GSB) in China. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business from Mannheim University and a Master’s degree in Finance from the University of St. Gallen (HSG). Contact details: Jan Patrick Dörries Tel. +49 (0)40 2346 2600

13 11, 2017

Franziska Franzke

2018-01-15T14:28:50+00:00 November 13th, 2017|

Franziska Franzke joined Waterland Private Equity in 2012 as Office Manager. She provides administrative support to the entire Hamburg Investment Team. Franziska started her career as trainee at the Steigenberger Park Hotel in Düsseldorf, followed by several years of work experience in the German luxury hotel business. In 2010 she was part of the management team at the opening of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Düsseldorf. Contact details: Franziska Franzke Tel. +49 (0)40 2346 2600

13 11, 2017

Stephan Gillessen

2018-01-15T14:33:54+00:00 November 13th, 2017|

Stephan Gillessen joined Waterland Private Equity in Düsseldorf, Germany, in 2016 as Assistant Controller. He is responsible for the accounting and controlling obligations of Waterland and of several group holding companies. Prior to his employment at Waterland, he gained experience as an accountant at Re:Sources Germany (Shared Service Center of Publicis Groupe S.A.), Trifinance (as Project Consultant) and Galderma Laboratorium (Pharma sector). Stephan holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Fontys International Hogeschool Economie Venlo, the Netherlands and has a qualification as Company Accountant “Bilanzbuchhalter (IHK)”. Contact: Stephan Gillessen Tel. +49 211 68 78 4002 [...]

13 11, 2017

Dr. Kristian Klosterkemper

2018-06-19T16:26:39+00:00 November 13th, 2017|

Dr. Kristian Klosterkemper is Senior Investment Manager at Waterland Private Equity in Hamburg, Germany. Prior to joining Waterland, he worked at McKinsey & Company as Engagement Manager where he focused on financial institutions. He holds a doctorate degree from the University of Cologne and a Master in law degree (LL.M.) from the University of Birmingham. During his legal clerkship he performed jobs at different international law firms, inter alia Hengeler Mueller in Dusseldorf. Contact details: Dr. Kristian Klosterkemper Tel. +49 (0)40 2346 2600

26 02, 2018

Birthe Metterhausen

2018-05-07T11:12:03+00:00 February 26th, 2018|

Birthe joined Waterland Private Equity Investments in 2018 as Personal Assistant in Hamburg, Germany. In her position she offers support to the whole investment team including the Managing Partner Dr. Carsten Rahlfs. Prior to her employment at Waterland, Birthe worked for a German private bank being responsible for institutional investors. She started her career with an appreticeship as bank clerk and worked for several years as securities specialist for the German Sparkasse. Birthe has a degree in Business studies. Contact details: Birthe Metterhausen Tel. +49 (0)40 2346 2600

13 11, 2017

Dr. Carsten Rahlfs

2018-02-21T14:14:15+00:00 November 13th, 2017|

Dr. Carsten Rahlfs is Managing Partner at Waterland Private Equity and leading the office in Hamburg. Since 2009, he has been involved in the following transactions and portfolio companies: ATOS, GolfRange, MEDIAN, Ranger Marketing, RHM, SenioCare, VivaNeo, Zentrum Gesundheit, Schönes Leben and Coeo Inkasso. Before joining Waterland, Dr. Rahlfs has been Managing Director of the French consumer goods manufacturer Staub Group, being responsible for Sales, Marketing and Supply Chain Management. As Head of Corporate Development at Zwilling J.A. Henckels AG he was responsible for the acquisitions of Staub Group and Demeyere N.V. (Belgium). Before that he worked for Tchibo [...]

13 11, 2017

Philipp Reinke

2018-01-15T14:42:19+00:00 November 13th, 2017|

Philipp Reinke is Senior Investment Manager at Waterland Private Equity in Hamburg, Germany. Prior to joining Waterland, he was Vice President at Kuehne+Nagel Group, where he focussed on M&A projects, strategic planning, competitor monitoring, market entry strategies and country development plans. He started his career at Kuehne+Nagel as project manager. During his studies, Philipp held various international internships at Mercer Management Consulting (Germany), ING Barings (Germany), DDB & Co. (France), Intecsa Uhde (Spain) and Winterthur International (France). Philipp holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from WHU - Otto Bleisheim School of Management. Contact: Philipp Reinke Tel. +49 (0)40 [...]

13 11, 2017

Moritz Rutt

2018-03-05T11:33:02+00:00 November 13th, 2017|

Moritz Rutt is Investment Associate at Waterland Private Equity in Hamburg, Germany. Before joining Waterland Moritz founded a company in the food production industry. He also worked a few years for the consulting firm Oliver Wyman, having his main focus on company restructuring. Moritz holds a MBA degree of the London Business School as well as a Bachelor of Science degree of the WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management. Contact: Moritz Rutt Tel. +49 (0)40 2346 2600

13 11, 2017

Dr. Daniel Shapiro

2018-01-15T14:50:21+00:00 November 13th, 2017|

Dr. Daniel Shapiro is Investment Associate at Waterland Private Equity GmbH in Hamburg, Germany. Prior to joining Waterland, he was a Consultant at McKinsey & Company supporting companies from various industries in strategy, operations and restructuring. During his studies he completed several internships, including programs with KPMG and Siemens. Daniel holds a PhD degree in Engineering Design from the University of Cambridge and a Diplom-Ingenieur (master’s degree equivalent) in Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Berlin. Contact details: Daniel Shapiro Tel. +49 (0)40 2346 2600

13 11, 2017

Svenja Streb

2018-01-16T08:42:55+00:00 November 13th, 2017|

Svenja Streb is Investment Manager at Waterland Private in Hamburg, Germany. Prior to joining Waterland, she worked in Structured Finance at Berenberg Bank on various financing projects in the DACH region’s LBO and capital market space. During her studies at the European Business School, she completed a semester abroad at the UNITEC (New Zealand) and acquired experience as intern in a family office at KPMG Tax Advisory as well as in corporate controlling at Thales SA (France). Svenja holds a Bachelor degree in Science from the European Business School, a Master’s degree in Finance & Accounting from WHU and [...]