Effective 2 March 2015, Marc Erni will take over the management of private equity of Verium AG. Mr. Erni has extensive experience in corporate finance and in equity investing. For the past seven years, he was at Equistone Partners Europe, an established and successful pan-European mid-market private equity fund with branches in England, France, Germany and Switzerland. Previously he played an instrumental role in a wide range of successful private equity transactions, such as Lonstroff, avocis, SCHILD, CU Chemie UETIKON and ORS.
Mr. Erni studied Business Management at the University of Fribourg and has a post-graduate degree (MAS) in Corporate Finance.
"Verium's long-range and sustained investment approach, the focus on healthy mid-market companies, the interaction within a young dynamic team, its continued growth, and the business environment are what attracted me to Verium", said Marc Erni.
"We are delighted to have Marc Erni aboard, a skilled investor from a well-known private equity fund with extensive experience in direct private equity transactions who will take Verium a vital step forward in this business segment", said Matthias Huber, Founding Partner of Verium.