STEFAN SCHMIDT

  • Diplom-Kaufmann (German MBA equivalent)
  • Bankkaufmann (Qualified Bank Officer)
  • International Certified Valuation Specialist (CVA/ICVS)

Stefan Schmidt is the Managing Director and Co-Founder of IC.OS Partners GmbH. Stefan is a seasoned Investment and Finance Professional with 20 years of international experience. Until recently, he was as a Senior Vice President and Head of Valuation at a Middle Eastern Sovereign Wealth Fund with USD 140bn AUM, where he oversaw Asset and Portfolio Management activities during the last 5 years.

As a result of his long-term Expat deployment in the UAE, Stefan has developed a profound appreciation of the Middle East in its economic, business and cultural facets.

Career Milestones:

  • From 2018: Co-Founder and Managing Director of IC.OS Partners GmbH
  • 2013-2018: Senior Vice President at Mubadala/IPIC, Abu Dhabi
  • 2012-2013: Director at EY Abu Dhabi, Transaction Advisory Services, engaged in buy-side and sell-side transactions
  • 2010-2012: Senior Manager at KPMG UAE on a 2-year exchange program to establish and lead a valuation team in Abu Dhabi whilst working on various large-scale transaction and restructuring engagements
  • 2002-2010: Manager at KPMG Munich; Corporate Finance Advisor for KPMG in Germany, as an expert in the valuation of companies, assets and investment portfolios for various purposes (e.g. transactions, restructurings, accounting) including business planning, financial modelling and Value Creation strategies, combined with solid finance and accounting know how
  • 2002: University Regensburg – Study of Business Administration, graduated as Diplom-Kaufmann
  • 1994-1999: Qualified banker after a 2-year apprenticeship at Bayerische Landesbank in Munich in 1996; banker for HypoVereinsbank in Germany and US

As an experienced advisor to Senior Managements (CFO’s and Chief Investment Officers), Stefan possesses an invaluable understanding of the various perspectives and expectations of investors, bankers, consultants and the senior leaders of a large corporation.

Stefan attended Private Equity and Venture Capital Executive Management Trainings at Harvard Business School and obtained a Diploma in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

EVA OGRISEG

  • Executive MBA (in progress at MCI, Innsbruck)
  • Bachelor in International Economics and Management (Bocconi University, Milan)
  • International Certified Valuation Specialist (CVA/ICVS)

Eva Ogriseg is a Co-Founder of IC.OS Partners GmbH and serves as a Director on its Advisory Board. She is a seasoned Finance Professional with 12 years of international experience both as a Corporate Finance advisor as well as a banker. Until recently, she was a Vice President at the largest bank in the UAE focusing on the restructuring of delinquent client accounts.

Career Milestones:

  • From 2019: CEO of the tyrolean business angel network
  • From 2018: Co-Founder and Director of IC.OS Partners GmbH
  • 2012-2017: Vice President at National Bank of Abu Dhabi/First Abu Dhabi Bank
  • 2010-2012: Manager at KPMG Abu Dhabi, assigned on a multi-national team advising a large group of global banks during the “Dubai Crisis”
  • 2006-2010: Assistant Manager at KPMG Munich, Corporate Finance with focus on the valuation of companies and assets
  • 2006: Summer Intern at Private Equity firm Graham Partners in Philadelphia
  • 2006: Graduated from Università Luigi Bocconi, Milan (Italy)

STEFAN SCHMIDT

  • Diplom-Kaufmann (German MBA equivalent)
  • Bankkaufmann (Qualified Bank Officer)
  • International Certified Valuation Specialist (CVA/ICVS)

Stefan Schmidt is the Managing Director and Co-Founder of IC.OS Partners GmbH. Stefan is a seasoned Investment and Finance Professional with 20 years of international experience. Until recently, he was as a Senior Vice President and Head of Valuation at a Middle Eastern Sovereign Wealth Fund with USD 140bn AUM, where he oversaw Asset and Portfolio Management activities during the last 5 years.

As a result of his long-term Expat deployment in the UAE, Stefan has developed a profound appreciation of the Middle East in its economic, business and cultural facets.

Career Milestones:

  • From 2018: Co-Founder and Managing Director of IC.OS Partners GmbH
  • 2013-2018: Senior Vice President at Mubadala/IPIC, Abu Dhabi
  • 2012-2013: Director at EY Abu Dhabi, Transaction Advisory Services, engaged in buy-side and sell-side transactions
  • 2010-2012: Senior Manager at KPMG UAE on a 2-year exchange program to establish and lead a valuation team in Abu Dhabi whilst working on various large-scale transaction and restructuring engagements
  • 2002-2010: Manager at KPMG Munich; Corporate Finance Advisor for KPMG in Germany, as an expert in the valuation of companies, assets and investment portfolios for various purposes (e.g. transactions, restructurings, accounting) including business planning, financial modelling and Value Creation strategies, combined with solid finance and accounting know how
  • 2002: University Regensburg – Study of Business Administration, graduated as Diplom-Kaufmann
  • 1994-1999: Qualified banker after a 2-year apprenticeship at Bayerische Landesbank in Munich in 1996; banker for HypoVereinsbank in Germany and US

As an experienced advisor to Senior Managements (CFO’s and Chief Investment Officers), Stefan possesses an invaluable understanding of the various perspectives and expectations of investors, bankers, consultants and the senior leaders of a large corporation.

Stefan attended Private Equity and Venture Capital Executive Management Trainings at Harvard Business School and obtained a Diploma in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

EVA OGRISEG

  • Executive MBA (in progress at MCI, Innsbruck)
  • Bachelor in International Economics and Management (Bocconi University, Milan)
  • International Certified Valuation Specialist (CVA/ICVS)

Eva Ogriseg is a Co-Founder of IC.OS Partners GmbH and serves as a Director on its Advisory Board. She is a seasoned Finance Professional with 12 years of international experience both as a Corporate Finance advisor as well as a banker. Until recently, she was a Vice President at the largest bank in the UAE focusing on the restructuring of delinquent client accounts.

Career Milestones:

  • From 2019: CEO of the tyrolean business angel network
  • From 2018: Co-Founder and Director of IC.OS Partners GmbH
  • 2012-2017: Vice President at National Bank of Abu Dhabi/First Abu Dhabi Bank
  • 2010-2012: Manager at KPMG Abu Dhabi, assigned on a multi-national team advising a large group of global banks during the “Dubai Crisis”
  • 2006-2010: Assistant Manager at KPMG Munich, Corporate Finance with focus on the valuation of companies and assets
  • 2006: Summer Intern at Private Equity firm Graham Partners in Philadelphia
  • 2006: Graduated from Università Luigi Bocconi, Milan (Italy)