capiton AG is pleased to announce the appointment of Christoph Karbenk to the position of Managing Partner and Member of the Management Board, joining Frank-Markus Winkler and Manuel Hertweck.
Christoph joined the firm in 2001 from Roland Berger Management Consultants, where he gained considerable operational expertise in building value at portfolio companies. During his long tenure with the firm, Christoph has been responsible for identifying and developing some of the best performing assets in the family of funds managed by capiton. He has also spearheaded capiton’s Industrial Technology practice, which has been a core pillar of the firm’s investment strategy since inception.
Comments Stefan Theis, Chairman of the Supervisory Board: “Christoph has been a stalwart member of the team and has made a tremendous contribution to the firm’s success over the years. We are very pleased that he will continue to shape the firm going forward”. Adds Manuel Hertweck, Managing Partner: “Christoph truly embodies our values and DNA – we look forward to continuing our successful collaboration on the board as we strive to generate outstanding returns for our investors.”
capiton is an independent, owner-managed private equity firm that manages a total fund volume of €1.4 billion. The investment portfolio of capiton AG currently comprises 21 medium-sized companies.
As an equity partner, capiton supports management buy-outs and growth financing in established medium-sized companies.