Fernando Scarpati

Founder & Managing Partner

PhD in Valuation and Risk from Bradford with more than 25 years in the Private Equity Sector and more than 500 valuations worldwide. He started his career in a top tier consulting firm continuing with an impressive experience as Investment Director and Financial Service Director in important groups and PEs. He also holds an MBA, an Industrial Engineer degree and Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business. As visiting Professor of the Roehampton business school and Politecnico of Milan, he wrote many international articles in top financial journals and he is regularly interviewed by the Swiss Financial TV. Fernando speaks fluent English, German, Italian and Spanish.

Walter Fonseca

Co-Founder & Senior Partner

Walter has more than 25 years of experience in Valuation, Risk, Private Equity, M&A and Venture Capital. He founded RecipRock Investments, an Investments boutique specialising in fund-raising and strategic acquisitions for selected Family Offices and conscious investors. He also founded Phimpact, an Impact Investment Fund focused on emerging markets. He led more than 20 successful acquisitions, 19 M&A deals, and more than 10 Venture Capital investments, leading personally more than 10 successful exits mainly to strategic buyers. Prior to his entrepreneurial life, he developed his career at Merrill Lynch, ABN AMRO and Citicorp. Walter speaks fluent English, French and Spanish.

Hans Ensing

Senior Partner

Doctorate in Quantitative Economics and Finance with over 25 years in valuation and risk management with special focus on private equity, renewable energy, real estate, and financial services. He studied at the University of Amsterdam, Bradford Business School, the University of California,  Amsterdam Institute of Finance and INSEAD. He worked as CEO, CFO and Investment Director for international companies and holdings. In 2009, He obtained licenses from the Dutch Financial Authorities (AFM) and Central Bank (DNB) to setup, place and underwrite investment products and funds. Besides his financial interest, He holds a degree in viticulture and oenology. He speaks fluent English, German, Dutch and Italian

Wilson Ng

Non Executive Partner & Member of the Board

PhD and Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Studies at the University of Roehampton, London. He explores innovation in bioscience ventures in the EU and China. Wilson consults for a Euronext-quoted private equity firm in the strategic development of the firm’s investment portfolio. Prior to his academic career he was a director in investment banking in the UK and Southeast Asia. Wilson is a member of the University Senate and sits on research boards at university levels. Fluent English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Malaysian, German, French and Italian.

Oliver Steiner

Senior Partner

Prior to joining BVInt, Oliver developed his career at the BNP Paribas. As Vice President (in Switzerland and Latam), he was responsible of several M&A transactions of various sizes and sectors, such as Telecommunications, Industry, Financial Institutions, Mining, Energy, Agribusiness, and Transportation. Conducted the Audit Committee of a major state-controlled Brazilian bank in the context of the potential acquisitions. Led and coordinated the valuation team for many important companies. He also holds an MBA from HEC Paris. He speaks fluent English, French, Portuguese and Spanish.

Arie Slottje

Senior Partner

Arie holds a PhD in Qualitative Risk. Compliance and Governance. He has more than 20 years as a consultant in the financial service sector (funds, banks, and life-insurance). Arie is also a business strategy specialist and advised hundreds of firms. He was engaged by the EU Commission as Responsible for International IT projects focussed on data exchange. He also holds an MBA and a Bachelor‘s degree in General Management, HR and Law. Part-time lecturer in an International business school. He wrote many articles and appears regularly as a guest speaker. He speaks fluent English and Dutch.

Geellis Winkel

Senior Partner

PhD in Strategic Change Management. He supports firms in the field of business transformation and innovation by means of Interim Executive Change Management & Strategic Advisory. He has more than 25 years of experience at various positions within the field of management, where he has been engaged in M&A, post-merger integration, privatization, strategic alliances, repositioning, internationalization, diversification, restructuring, Information System and Technology Implementations. He also holds an executive MBA and a diploma in senior general management next to a Bachelor of Education. He is trilingual in English, German and Dutch.

Carlo Mack

Senior Partner

Corporate Lawyer in London, Padova and Munich with an impressive business origination network worldwide including relevant contacts in most significant entrepreneurial families, banks and financial groups, academic leaders and political authorities. Former White & Case partner specialising in financial restructuring and financial services. As President of the European chapter of the International Insolvency Institute, he had a relevant role in the development of financial mechanisms aimed at preserving companies’ lives and growth. He speaks fluent English, German, Italian and Spanish.