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Roland Dennert

Roland Dennert

Roland is a Managing Partner. He is located in Munich and is responsible for both new investments and portfolio management since 2005. He started his private equity career at 3i Group doing technology and mid-market buyout deals. Before 3i, Roland was a strategy consultant with Roland Berger and The Boston Consulting Group in Paris, as well as a robotics engineer with Hitachi Ltd. in Japan.

Roland holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and a Master of Electrical Engineering from ETH Lausanne, Switzerland.

TitleManaging Partner

LocationMunich

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Thomas Lenz

Thomas Lenz

Thomas is an Associate. He is located in Munich and supports the partnership in deal sourcing, due diligence and portfolio management topics as well as in other finance related topics such as valuations. Before joining Cipio Partners in 2022, Thomas worked as Investment Manager at Bayern Kapital focusing on early-stage VC deals and as Assistant Manager at KPMG Strategy Group/ Deal Advisory.

Thomas holds a Master of Science in International Business from Copenhagen Business School in Denmark and a dual Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business Administration of University Augsburg in Germany.

TitleAssociate

LocationMunich, Munich

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Roland Dennert

Roland Dennert

Roland is a Managing Partner. He is located in Munich and is responsible for both new investments and portfolio management since 2005. He started his private equity career at 3i Group doing technology and mid-market buyout deals. Before 3i, Roland was a strategy consultant with Roland Berger and The Boston Consulting Group in Paris, as well as a robotics engineer with Hitachi Ltd. in Japan.

Roland holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and a Master of Electrical Engineering from ETH Lausanne, Switzerland.

TitleManaging Partner

LocationMunich

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Diana Meyel

Diana Meyel

Diana is a Managing Partner and the company’s COO/CFO as well as a Manager to our Luxembourg entities. She is located in Munich and leads our funds’ operations and investor relations. In addition, she also oversees transaction structuring and represents Cipio Partners on the board of selected portfolio companies. Prior to joining Cipio Partners in 2004, Diana was a Finance Manager at Wellington Partners, the pan-European venture capital firm and worked as a Senior Risk Analyst for Dresdner Bank Group nka Commerzbank in Germany and Bogotá, Colombia.

Diana holds a degree in Banking Administration from Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.

TitleManaging Partner, Manager

LocationMunich, Luxembourg

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Roland Dennert

Roland Dennert

Roland is a Managing Partner. He is located in Munich and is responsible for both new investments and portfolio management since 2005. He started his private equity career at 3i Group doing technology and mid-market buyout deals. Before 3i, Roland was a strategy consultant with Roland Berger and The Boston Consulting Group in Paris, as well as a robotics engineer with Hitachi Ltd. in Japan.

Roland holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and a Master of Electrical Engineering from ETH Lausanne, Switzerland.

TitleManaging Partner

LocationMunich

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Diana Meyel

Diana Meyel

Diana is a Managing Partner and the company’s COO/CFO as well as a Manager to our Luxembourg entities. She is located in Munich and leads our funds’ operations and investor relations. In addition, she also oversees transaction structuring and represents Cipio Partners on the board of selected portfolio companies. Prior to joining Cipio Partners in 2004, Diana was a Finance Manager at Wellington Partners, the pan-European venture capital firm and worked as a Senior Risk Analyst for Dresdner Bank Group nka Commerzbank in Germany and Bogotá, Colombia.

Diana holds a degree in Banking Administration from Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.

TitleManaging Partner, Manager

LocationMunich, Luxembourg

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Diana Meyel

Diana Meyel

Diana is a Managing Partner and the company’s COO/CFO as well as a Manager to our Luxembourg entities. She is located in Munich and leads our funds’ operations and investor relations. In addition, she also oversees transaction structuring and represents Cipio Partners on the board of selected portfolio companies. Prior to joining Cipio Partners in 2004, Diana was a Finance Manager at Wellington Partners, the pan-European venture capital firm and worked as a Senior Risk Analyst for Dresdner Bank Group nka Commerzbank in Germany and Bogotá, Colombia.

Diana holds a degree in Banking Administration from Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.

TitleManaging Partner, Manager

LocationMunich, Luxembourg

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Dr. Ansgar Kirchheim

Dr. Ansgar Kirchheim

Ansgar is a Partner. He is based in our Munich office and is responsible for both new investments and portfolio management. Before joining Cipio Partners in 2021, Ansgar was a Partner at the High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF). Previously, he was a founder and managing director of KircTec, a German technology start-up. He started his career at ERGO Group.

Ansgar holds an economics Ph.D. from WHU – Otto-Beisheim-School of Management, Germany, and a Diploma in Physics from Humboldt University, Germany.

TitlePartner

LocationMunich

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Diana Meyel

Diana Meyel

Diana is a Managing Partner and the company’s COO/CFO as well as a Manager to our Luxembourg entities. She is located in Munich and leads our funds’ operations and investor relations. In addition, she also oversees transaction structuring and represents Cipio Partners on the board of selected portfolio companies. Prior to joining Cipio Partners in 2004, Diana was a Finance Manager at Wellington Partners, the pan-European venture capital firm and worked as a Senior Risk Analyst for Dresdner Bank Group nka Commerzbank in Germany and Bogotá, Colombia.

Diana holds a degree in Banking Administration from Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.

TitleManaging Partner, Manager

LocationMunich, Luxembourg

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