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SuperReturn International
4 - 7 June 2024
InterContinental HotelBerlin

Matthias Wilcken
Senior Partner at Rivean Capital Advisory GmbH


Matthias joined the Zurich office of Rivean Capital in 2012 before he established the office in Frankfurt in 2019 which now consists of 14 professionals. He is a Senior Partner and Member of Rivean Capital’s Executive Committee and Investment Committee.

In the past twelve years, he has actively accompanied and advised on numerous Rivean Capital investments in DACH/Europe. The focus is on owner-managed medium-sized companies (“hidden champions”), which Rivean accompanies and supports in their digital transformation, international growth and focus on sustainability. Outstanding investments already completed include Pro-Gamers Group (e-commerce provider of high-end equipment for the gaming community, 2018-2021) and vocational training services provider Comcave (2014-2019). Amongst other things, Matthias is currently advising on Rivean’s investments ]init[ AG for digital communication, Green Mobility Holding (GMH), one of Europe’s leading technology-based (e-)bike leasing groups, and Rivean’s recent signing Dataciders GmbH, one of the leading providers of data analytics services in Germany.

Prior to Rivean Capital, Matthias worked for Intermediate Capital Group, focusing on special situations and mezzanine financing solutions. From 2002 to 2008 Matthias worked at Goldman Sachs International in London.

Matthias holds a Master’s Degree in Finance and Information Technology from the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel (Germany).

Agenda Sessions

  • How are European private markets holding up in the new normal? What lessons are to be learned from the past and what challenges lie ahead?