The Team

The Cross team has several decades of experience in industry, private equity and consulting with a long-standing track record of approximately 30 successful investments in mid-sized companies in Switzerland, Germany and Austria.

Dr. Michael Petersen
Managing Partner

  • Founder, managing partner and vice-chairman of the board of 3i Switzerland
  • Board member of several mid-sized companies
  • Member of the executive board of Helbling Translink
  • Degrees in business administration from the Universities of Hamburg and St.Gallen (HSG)

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Markus Reich
Managing Partner

  • Founder, managing partner and vice-chairman of the board of 3i Switzerland
  • Board member of several mid-sized companies
  • Member of the executive board of Helbling CFT
  • Degree in business administration from the University of Zürich

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Raffael Rupprechter
Partner, CFO

  • Internships at financial service companies
  • Degree in business administration from the University of St.Gallen (HSG)

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Lennart Bach
Associate

  • Associate M&A at Doertenbach & Co.
  • Degrees in Finance & Investments from the Erasmus-University Rotterdam (RSM) and business administration from the Zeppelin University

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Laurenz Reifferscheid
Investment Analyst

  • Analyst at Julius Bär
  • Previous M&A and Asset Management experience
  • Degrees in International Management, Finance and Economics from the Bocconi University and the IE Business School

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Peter Giesinger
Senior Advisor

  • Previously Managing Partner of the CGS buyout fund
  • Board member of several mid-sized companies
  • CEO of the Bourdon-Haenni Group
  • Managing Director of country subsidiaries, sales and marketing director at Hilti Group
  • Degree in business administration from the Vienna University of Economics and Business Admin-istration (WU) and IESE Barcelona

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Nathalie Regli
Assistant

  • Assistant at 3i Switzerland
  • Commercial education, long-standing experience as personal assisstant in several law firms

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