Markus joined Alpina Partners’ in July 2015 as CFO. Prior to this, Markus had over 5 years’ private equity experience at HeidelbergCapital, a German private equity fund manager, where he was Director Finance. He was responsible for Finance, Fund Administration, Investor Relations and IT, he was also part of the deal team in charge of deal origination, transactions and fund raising. Before working at HeidelbergCapital, Markus has been working several years as a consultant and auditor at the Corporate Finance and Audit Department of BDO and KPMG on numerous M&A, due diligence, valuation and international accounting projects related to mid and large cap transactions. Markus holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Mannheim, Germany.