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SuperReturn International
3 - 6 June 2025
InterContinental HotelBerlin

Bernhard Engelien
Managing Director & Co-Head of European Private Capital Advisory Secondaries at Greenhill


Mr Engelien is a Managing Director and Co-Head of European Private Capital Advisory. He is based in Greenhill’s London and Frankfurt offices where he leads the firm’s secondary advisory business working with fund managers and institutional investors in the UK, Continental Europe and the Middle East. Prior to Cogent Partners' acquisition by Greenhill, he was a Partner and member of the firm's Executive Committee.

Prior to joining Cogent Partners, Mr Engelien was an Associate Principal at McKinsey & Company where he served financial services companies and private equity firms on a broad range of strategy and corporate finance topics. He was also a leader of McKinsey’s European Banking & Securities practice. Mr Engelien started his career at Goldman Sachs in London covering the pan-European Business Services sector as an equity analyst.

Mr Engelien holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and a Master’s Degree in International Management from the Community of European Management Schools (CEMS).

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Agenda Sessions

  • What are the key trends in the secondaries market for 2024 and beyond? Benefits of specialisation