Partners Group Promotes Eight, Opens Munich Offices

Switzerland-based Partners Group has promoted eight members of its investment team to the post of managing director. Andreas Baumann and Kelvin Chan work in the firm’s Singapore private equity offices. Juri Jenkner is based in London. Peter Nietzer is based in Munich. And Erik Gunnervall, Andreas Knecht, Robert Lustenberger and Philipp Schnyder work in the firm’s Zug headquarters. Entrepreneur Jürgen Diegruber and GermanCapital co-founder Armin Weiland join the firm as partners in the newly created Munich offices.


Partners Group announces office opening in Munich and promotions
Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager, announces its
year-end senior management promotions and the opening of a new office in Munich.

The firm promotes the following members of the management team to Managing

Andreas Baumann, Private Equity Directs & Primaries, Singapore
Kelvin Chan, Private Equity Directs & Primaries, Singapore
Erik Gunnervall, Investments Solutions, Zug
Juri Jenkner, Private Debt, London
Andreas Knecht, General Counsel, Zug
Robert Lustenberger, Investment Solutions, Zug
Peter Nietzer, Private Equity Directs & Primaries, Munich
Philipp Schnyder, Private Equity Secondaries, Zug

Dr. Jürgen Diegruber and Armin Weiland will become Partners of the firm and
establish the new Munich office, which will serve as an important hub to further
expand Partners Group’s investment activities in Europe.

Prior to joining Partners Group, serial entrepreneur Dr. Jürgen Diegruber has
invested in, developed and successfully sold numerous companies during decades.
In 2005, he founded GermanCapital, a specialist for financing solutions in the
European small and mid-cap sector.

Prior to joining Partners Group, Armin Weiland has held several senior
management positions in the field of mergers and acquisitions. Before
co-founding GermanCapital in 2005, he was heading the global mergers and
acquisitions practice of HypoVereinsbank.

About Partners Group
Partners Group is a global private markets investment management firm with over
EUR 20 billion in investment programs under management in private equity,
private debt, private real estate and private infrastructure. The firm manages a
broad range of funds and customized portfolios for an international clientele of
institutional investors. Partners Group is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland and
has offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Guernsey, Luxembourg, Dubai,
Singapore, Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo and Sydney. The firm employs over 400 people
and is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (symbol: PGHN) with a market
capitalization of above CHF 4.5 billion with a clear majority owned by its 36
Partners and all employees.