Ervin Schellenberg

Ervin is Managing Partner, Board Director and co-founder of Capitalmind. He focuses on the Industrial technology & technical business services sector.

For more than 27 years Ervin has acted as a trusted advisor to the boards and owners of mid-cap and large-cap companies, on 90+ complex mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, financings and buyout transactions – worth a total volume of several billion euros.

Ervin also serves on the advisory board of Hochrein GmbH, a private German technology holding; and is a member of the board of trustees of “Junge Deutsche Philharmonie” as well as “Rheingau Music Festival”.

Ervin is fluent in German, English and Slovene.

Before founding Capitalmind, Ervin held several senior positions at leading private equity and investment banking firms such as Duke Street Capital, London, a €3 bn alternative asset manager focused on middle market equity and debt investments, where he served as Managing Partner of their GSA business and Citigroup’s Salomon Smith Barney, where he was part of the senior team in their Industrials investment banking group leading their European automotive investment banking team out of London.

Ervin holds a master’s degree in business administration from Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt. He is married and has two children.


Managing Partner