Alexander J. Banz
Alexander J. Banz is a Partner at Niton Capital Partners in Geneva, Switzerland; a boutique investment and corporate finance firm, specialized in the global value chain of the natural resources, (renewable) energy, clean tech, transport and infrastructure.
He is actively involved in investing and setting up companies and JV’s in growing economies, which will involve innovative proven technologies from US and European companies for energy, waste and biomaterial.Alexander has over 25 years of experience in Private Equity and Venture Capital. He has always been active in the “Triangle” of Strategy, Finance and Technology.
He holds several (Advisory) Board positions and is Executive Chairman of Oxycom, a leading innovative air conditioning and ventilation company.In 2014, Alexander was the President of the European Clean Tech Summit, a conference for investors, corporates and industry experts, which selected the top 60 clean tech companies in Europe.
His previous positions include Head of Technology Investments in the Benelux for 3i, the leading European private equity group and partner at a family office in Geneva.Furthermore, he was M&A Project Director at KPN, the Dutch telecom operator, where he worked on and he led several acquisitions in Western and Eastern Europe and Asia.
Alexander is a Professor in M&A, Venture Capital at Business School Lausanne, Switzerland.He holds a Masters in Electrical Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands and an MBA from IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland.
Alexander is a Dutch national and a Swiss resident.
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