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Ervin Schellenberg is Co-Founder, Managing Partner and since 2016 board member of Capitalmind. He is trusted with originating & executing key transactions, with a focus on the industrial technology and services sector.
For over 27 years Ervin has acted as trusted advisor to the boards of large and MidCaps on about 70 complex mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and financing as well as buyout transactions with a total volume of several billion Euros. His clients included Fiat SPA, Brembo SPA, Continental AG, Fresenius AG, Infraserv Höchst GmbH & Co KG, HeidelbergCement AG, Solvay, Volkswagen AG, Axel Springer AG.
Besides German, Ervin is fluent in English, Slovene and speaks some Croatian.
Ervin serves on the advisory board of Hochrein GmbH, a Germanprivate technology holding and has been appointed “Senator” by the European Association of Middle Market Companies. He is also a member of the board of trustees of Junge Deutsche Philharmonie as well as Rheingau Music Festival.
Before founding Capitalmind, Ervin held several senior positions at leading private equity and investment banking firms such as Duke Street Capital, London, a €3 bn alternative asset manager focused on middle market equity and debt investments, where he served as Managing Partner of their GSA business and Citigroup’s Salomon Smith Barney where he was part of the senior team in their Industrials investment banking group and headed the European automotive investment banking team out of London.
Ervin holds a master’s degree in business administration from Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt. He is married and has two children.