Lars ZimmermannVice President, Corporates/Funds & Risk Capital, Africa at DEG
Lars Zimmermann is a Vice President DEG - Deutesche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH (“DEG”) in the African PE team, responsible for Direct Equity Investments and Fund Investments in Africa with a special focus of the Mena Region.
Mr. Zimmermann joined DEG in 2009 as an Investment Manager and since then has been responsible for several investments in a number of countries across the globe including India, Mexico, Central America, and mostly across Africa.
Mr. Zimmermann has more than 16 years of experience within the Emerging Markets and private equity, with extensive experience in the areas of Acquisition, Structuring, Valuation, Due Diligence and Portfolio Management of both Direct and Fund Investments.
In addition to overseeing the Mena PE business in DEG, Mr. Zimmermann has served on various Boards and Advisory committees of DEG’s Investments in different sectors such as Healthcare, Refinery and Infrastructure.
Mr. Zimmermann holds a Masters Degree in Business Economics from the University of Cologne and Copenhagen.