Rantum Capital welcomes Felix Hufeld, former CEO of Germany‘s financial regulator BaFin, as new Industrial Partner
Felix Hufeld has joined Rantum Capital as Industrial Partner, focusing on both debt and equity investments in Services, Financial Services and Fintech companies.
Felix Hufeld is looking back on a long-term successful career with various senior positions in the consulting, banking and financial services industries. Subsequently, Mr. Hufeld was appointed by the German government in 2015 as President of the German financial sector regulator, BaFin (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht), a position he held until 2021. During that time he was serving on numerous boards and governmental bodies and member of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank (ECB).
Dr. Dirk Notheis, founder and managing director of Rantum Capital, commented: “Felix Hufeld is respected across Europe as one of the most experienced German financial sector experts. The financial services industry is currently undergoing a seismic change, as new business models are being born and existing ones existentially challenged by digitalization. We are therefore very happy to welcome Mr. Hufeld to our group of Industrial Partners and look forward to working together with him and his unique expertise on exciting transactions in the services, financial services and fintech industries, both for our private debt and private equity fund strategies.”
Rantum’s 16 Industrial Partners are industry thought leaders with backgrounds in a variety of different industrial verticals and economic sectors. As partners, they own a share in Rantum’s management company, invest their own money into all funds originated by Rantum and form an integral part of Rantum’s investment strategy with the philosophy “by entrepreneurs, for entrepeneurs”.