Winfried Weigel

International CF/CM/M&A specialist with PE & VC investment track record

Zürich, Switzerland


hands-on, get the job done, from company formation, corporate & business development, strategy development to implementation of international growth strategy, strategic partnerships, M&A, IPO, restructuring and Exit. Former international investment banker (MD level, NYC, LDN, FRA, ZRH, CEE), start-up entrepreneur (till listing and exit) in various industries, board member (in various jurisdictions), finance director (in various industries), VC and PE investment experience and international network. Legal, financial and commercial qualifications (PHD, MBA/Dipl. Kfm., Wirtsch.-Ing (BA at KIT), LL.M.)

Domain experience

Relevant Total Experience: 20 years

Seniority Level: Senior

Sector Experience: 

Alternative Finance Asset Management Banks Data and Analytics Diversified Financials DLT and Cryptocurrencies Energy Equipment and Services Health Care Equipment and Services Identity and Security Software and Services


Skilled in: Venture and minority investments, Portfolio Services & Add-on M&A, Sell-side M&A

Technical Skills: Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Bloomberg, Microsoft Office, Capital IQ

Languages: German, English, French

Work Experience

Telecom Austria AG

Senior M&A, start-up and incubator manager



- 01/12/2003

Transaction manager of all strategic transactions, including Project Manager $729 million buy-back of 25.1% A1 stake from Telecom Italia, and €556 million capital market placement of TI shares in Telekom Austria.et placement, and re-organization of management and corporate governance structure.

CleanTech Capital Group




- Now

we grow green business Strategic Business Development, Project Development and Project Finance, Joint Ventures, Mergers & Acquisitions, Growth Funding, VC/PE in cleantech and renewable energy sector





- Now

We help you grow your business - international Corporate Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory Firm with local operations in Europe, North America and South America

Jadeberg Partners AG




- 01/08/2020

Jadeberg Partners AG is manager of the Mountain Cleantech Fund II and administrator of various third party PE mandates and also provides investment advice to institutional investors and funding advice to corporations. Winfried assisted Jadeberg Partners AG in the assessment of strategic options and the identification and evaluation of new business opportunities. Jadeberg Partner will focus on the management of its invested growth capital fund.

University of St. Gallen

Lecturer Corporate Finance



- 01/03/2016

how to grow a company? and how do companies grow? 2017-2019 Master Class Quantitative Finance at joint ETH/UZH graduate program

UBS Investment Bank

Managing Director Mergers & Acquisitions



- 01/06/2000

Deal Maker Mergers & Acquisitions (largest public takeover globally, largest public takeover GER (2x), largest IPO Austria, largest M&A Deal Austria (2x), public takeovers CH (incl. first hostile), first bank assurance merger, privatisations GER, POL, CZ, HUN, AT

J.P. Morgan

Vice President Investment Banking



- 01/09/1994

first class business for first class clients in a first class way privatizations former eastern Germany, privatizations eastern Europe, German cross-border M&A, BOOT projects, infrastructure finance, credit advisory CEZ, Veba, private equity, telecoms SPT Praha, DT, aircraft financing CSA


ILF Institut for Law and Finance, JWG University

Majors: Corporate and Capital Markets Law



- 01/02/2003

JWG-Univ., Frankfurt, UCLA, Los Angeles

Capital Asset pricing Model and Option Pricing Theory



- 01/02/1988

Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main

Majors: Corporate and Capital Markets Law



- 01/02/1988

Licenses / Certificates


Options & Futures Representative




Securities Representative