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Team

Matthias Mathieu — Managing Partner

Matthias is the founder of Bright Capital. In his responsibility as Managing Partner he cares about deal origination, deal structuring, portfolio management and investor relations. He is also a member of the investment committee. Prior to founding Bright Capital, he served as Managing Director of the Munich based deal by deal investor Mountain Lake Investment. Matthias has more than 10 years of operational management experience in the German Mittelstand. He is a passionate skier and plays field hockey from time to time. Matthias is married and has four children.

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Karsten Batran — Managing Partner

Karsten is a founder of Bright Capital and serves as Managing Partner. He is a member of the investment committee. Karsten’s previous positions include Berenberg Bank, Sal. Oppenheim and Horváth & Partners Private Equity & Investors and corporate positions at Apcoa Group and BSH Group. Karsten holds a CVA from the European Association of Consultants, Valuators and Analysts and a degree in Business Administration from the University Erlangen-Nuremberg. Karsten is a passionate skier and mountaineer.

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Alexander Pröls — Investment Manager

Before joining Bright Capital in 2014, Alexander worked as an Investment Analyst for Mountain Lake Investment. Previously, he founded and ran his own start-up company and worked for the Family Office Watermark Global in Frankfurt. Alexander holds an M.Sc. in International Business from the University of Maastricht. Alexander plays Lacrosse and field hockey.

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Felix Förster — Investment Manager

Prior to joining Bright Capital in 2018, Felix worked as an Associate in HSBC’s Mid Market Financial Sponsors team in Frankfurt focussing on the structuring and execution of mid and large-cap sponsor-backed transactions across Germany and Austria. Previously, he completed a Corporate & investment Banking graduate programme at HSBC in Dusseldorf, where he worked on various corporate finance and debt capital markets transactions. Felix holds a master’s degree in finance as well as Corporate Management and studied in Germany, the US and France.

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Advisory Board

Our investment team is supported by an experienced Advisory Board with a longstanding private debt and private equity track record.

Thierry
Wolff

Principal European Investment Fund

Timo
Hara

Partner Certior Capital

Michael
Wunderlich

Partner Rigi Family Office

Talents

If you are a highly talented investment professional or graduate and if you want to work in a collaborative environment together with people who are committed to excellence and who are passionate about generating outperforming risk-adjusted returns, then we would like to receive your application.

Intern (f/m/d)

You will be part of our private debt investment team in Frankfurt. You will support the team on the execution of investment opportunities and on portfolio management.

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Investment Analyst (f/m/d)

You will be part of our private debt investment team in Frankfurt. You will be responsible for reviewing investment opportunities, preparing financial models, credit papers and supporting the team on the execution and portfolio management.

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Can’t find anything suitable? You can still apply.

An unsolicited application is always welcome at Bright Capital.

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Any question?

Please reach out to our investment team any time.

Matthias Mathieu — Managing Partner

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