Dr Christian Böhler, Partner Private Equity, is in charge of secondary fund investments. He is also responsible for due diligence and execution of fund investments, mostly in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. Christian holds various board memberships and advises a family-owned company (industrial bakery) on its corporate governance and financial strategy topics. He joined Unigestion in 2017 with the integration of Akina into Unigestion’s private equity unit.
Christian began his career in 2000 at PricewaterhouseCoopers as an engagement manager on audits and business advisory projects in a broad range of industries. In 2004, he joined SCM Strategic Capital Management, the Swiss-based private equity advisor (today Mercer). There, he was responsible for the sourcing and execution of primary and secondary fund investments on behalf of large institutional investors. The investment scope was global and included US, European and Asian Funds across all private equity strategy types (including venture capital, infrastructure and private equity real estate). In 2005, Christian started working for Akina, where he has been instrumental in setting up the secondary fund investment activity.
Christian holds a Master’s degree and a Ph.D. in Economics and Business Administration with a major in Finance from the University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland, and is a Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA).