Robin Richiger Joins Zurmont Madison

Zurich-based private equity firm Zurmont Madison Management AG has added Robin Richiger as a new partner in its private equity division. Richiger was most recently head of mergers and acquisitions at Bank Vontobel AG.

PRESS RELEASE
Zurmont Madison strengthens team further. Robin
Richiger (40), an experienced investment banker and M&A advisor, will start
as a new partner in the private equity team at Zurmont Madison Management
AG.

Robin Richiger has over 13 years of experience in the field of investment
banking and corporate finance, most recently as Head of Mergers &
Acquisitions/Advisory at Bank Vontobel AG. In addition, he is active on the
board of directors in his family’s group of companies in the construction
sector. Following his career entry at PwC Corporate Finance with a master’s
degree in business administration from the University of St. Gallen, he
participated in the development of the corporate finance unit at Lombard
Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie until this advisory team, together with the
equity brokerage unit, was sold to Bank Vontobel AG in 2006. During his
advisory role, Robin Richiger attended to a multitude of financial
transactions, such as acquisitions and divestitures of companies,
financings and capital market transactions, both domestically and abroad.

‘Our team is happy to have won Robin Richiger, who is an experienced
entrepreneurial and investment banking partner. With him, we can expand
both our financial transaction and capital market expertise and our network
with entrepreneurs,’ commented Werner Schnorf, founding partner and CEO of
Zurmont Madison.

About Zurmont Madison Management AG
The private equity team of Zurmont Madison Management AG, Zurich
(www.zurmontmadison.ch) has to date invested more than CHF 400 million of
equity capital in 20 direct investments and focuses on the financing of
corporate successions, MBOs, and spinoffs from large corporations in
Switzerland, Germany, and Austria. The fund Zurmont Madison Private Equity
L.P., which is exclusively advised by Zurmont Madison Management, has a
volume of CHF 250 million and currently has four majority holdings: Röder
Zeltsysteme and Service AG in Germany, the Swiss SMB SA in the canton of
Ticino, CLS Communication AG in Zurich, and Bauwerk Parkett AG in St.
Margrethen.