Alexander is a partner in Limestone Capital AG. He is the co-founder of C-Quadrat AG, one of Europes largest and most successful fund-of-funds. Since 2017, He also serves on the supervisory board of Deutsche Bank AG. As an active investor and serial entrepreneur, Alexander is the Chairman at MyBucks SA, Chairman-Management Board at T.R. Privatstiftung, a Managing Director at ARTS Asset Management GmbH, a Member at International Coronelli Society, Non Executive Chairman at GetBucks Ltd. and President at Österreichische Emirate Gesellschaft. He is on the Board of Directors at QC Partners GmbH, C-Quadrat SMN SICAV, S-Quad Handels & Beteiligungs GmbH, S-Quad Malta Ltd. and Privatinvest Bank AG.
Benjamin L. Habbel
Benjamin is the Managing Partner of Limestone Capital AG. Prior to Limestone, Benjamin was CEO of Voyat, the leading direct booking platform for hospitality. He oversaw the growth of Voyat from inception, institutional venture rounds, international expansion up until the eventual acquisition by Intent Media in 2016.
He also served on the Non-Executive Committee of Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, until the sale of the company in 2018. Prior, Benjamin served as the Chief of Staff to Marissa Mayer at Google Inc. He holds a Bachelor degree from Copenhagen Business School and attended the post graduate executive academy at the Wharton School of Business.
Christian is a Partner in Limestone Capital AG, serial entrepreneur and investor. He is the owner of Apeiron Investment Group, his family office and merchant banking business, which focuses in Germany and Africa on Financial Services (especially Fintech), Internet and Technology (from ecommerce to deep tech), Life Sciences, Media, Real Estate and Natural Resources. Christian’s family office holds stakes in various asset management companies with – together with his family office assets - in total approx. EUR 1 bn assets under management.
With over 20 years in business, Christian has created, co-founded and invested in numerous successful companies across a broad section of sectors. He has raised over EUR 1.5 bn for his portfolio companies and has been involved in more than 40 successful IPO- and M&A-transactions either as an entrepreneur, investor or banker/advisor.
Grazi is the Senior Associate at Limestone Capital AG. Prior to Limestone, Grazi was a partner at a boutique investment firm in Brazil with the responsibility to structure the funding strategy for its clients with a portfolio of €100M/year in funding. Has also developed a knowledge in the European retail market as the responsible for the EU credit risk management for Bose Corporation. Grazi has a bachelor degree in Finance from Lisbon University and attended the Managerial Finance course at Harvard Extension School.
James has the overall responsibility for structuring and executing the acquisition strategy at Limestone Capital AG, and holds the position of CFO for Original Hospitality AG.
He was most recently Head of Strategy and Executive Board member at Mövenpick Hotels, overseeing the turnaround and subsequent sale of the company for CHF560m to AccorHotels. Prior to this James worked in Investment Banking in both London and Frankfurt with Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse and Bank of America. He holds an MBA from the leading German Business school, EBS, Östrich-Winkel.
Jeff is a General Partner with Limestone Capital and oversees the deal origination and portfolio development aspects of the business.
He is a serial entrepreneur and investor having worked at the intersection of tech, hospitality & real estate for over a decade. He has experience in a broad section of technology industries such as Internet, Mobile and SaaS, and Travel. He IPO'ed his first company in Australia working with leading international mobile telecommunications companies. Following this he spent the next decade investing and advising multiple technology companies in the EU and USA.
Some notable companies Jeff has invested and advised are Relay Rides, Sevenload, Voyat, Assemblage, and Nustay. Jeff is also an ambassador for several technology communities across Europe, and spends his free time merging these communities with established brick and mortar industries.
Dr. Rolf W. Habbel
Member of the board of Directors
Dr. Rolf Habbel, Ph.D., serves on the board of directors of Limestone Capital AG. Rolf is a seasoned global leader, with more than 30 years of international top level consulting and leadership experience. Rolf served as the Senior Vice President and Senior Partner of Booz Allen Hamilton, and held the position of Managing Partner of Booz Allen Hamilton Europe. He was Member of the Booz’ Global Leadership Team and the Booz’ Global Supervisory Board. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Value Catalysts AG and holds several international supervisory board positions: Chairman of Swiss based Hedoga AG; Chairman of German data science company Vocatus AG; Chairman of the swiss based watch company Reconvilier AG; Director of the German/Italian ORS Group. Rolf is the author of multiple publications, including the book The Human Factor, which was named Best Business Book of the Year by the Financial Times in 2002. He gained a Ph.D. in Economic Theory and studied political science and business administration from the University of Munich.
Nick Beim is a Partner at Venrock, the investment firm created by the Rockefeller family that helped pioneer the venture capital industry.
Barry Silbert is the Founder & CEO of Digital Currency Group, a company helping to build the foundation of the digital currency and blockchain technology industry with over 50 investments in 15 countries.