Martin Hofberger | BARIUS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT München

Martin Hofberger

Martin Hofberger has more than 20 years investment experience in global capital markets and in direct company investments. He started his career at a global venture capital firm and subsequently worked at a Western European private equity company. In these capacities, he participated in 32 transactions, covering the entire investment process from sourcing, evaluating, executing and monitoring investments. Since 2009, Martin has focused on the information inefficiencies of publicly traded small and medium sized businesses in Europe. His specialized and bespoke investment approach combines a private equity mindset with a fundamental orientation. In addition, Martin offers strategic and tactical asset allocation services across the global capital market universe. Martin studied for his MBA at the London Business School and The Wharton School. Moreover, he is a CFA Charterholder. Martin is the managing partner of Barius Capital Management.

Götz Mäuser

Götz Mäuser lives in the Rhein-Main area in Germany. He started his career as a consultant at McKinsey & Co., Inc., where he served six years in Germany and Brazil. Subsequently, he joined private equity firm Permira as a partner. At Permira, Götz among other things was responsible for the media sector and lead several transactions, most recently SBS Broadcasting Sarl and ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG. From 2007 to 2014 he was member of the supervisory board of MDAX-listed ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, thereof more than four years as its chairman. Götz is a partner at Barius Capital Management. Since 2014, he has been an independent investor and has served on various boards. He holds a diploma in business administration from the University of Cologne and an MBA from Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University.


JP du Buisson

JP du Buisson is from South Africa and has over eight years of investment management and investment banking experience. Before joining Barius Capital Management, JP was a buy-side investment manager at Johannesburg-based Westbrooke Alternative Asset Management, where he focused on its special opportunities fund. While there, he built expertise in activist investment strategies across the South African listed small-mid cap landscape. He followed an investment approach more aligned to private equity, where the investment team utilised its knowhow and network to enhance the value of investee companies. JP studied undergraduate finance and postgraduate accounting at the University of Cape Town. Moreover, he is a CFA Charterholder and Chartered Accountant.


Sascha Schmeken

Sascha Schmeken is the youngest member of Barius Capital Management. Sascha has joined us from the Corporate & Investment Bank division of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, where he was part of the Global Markets team. Sascha holds a finance degree from Bocconi University. Moreover, he studied at the London School of Economics and at City University of Hong Kong.


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