Michael PetersenManaging Partner at Cross Equity Partners AG
Dr Michael Petersen is co-founder and managing partner of Cross Equity Partners AG, a Swiss private equity firm with the mission to support the sustainable development of mid-sized companies in Switzerland, Germany and Austria through equity capital, industrial expertise and an extensive relationship network – amongst others in the context of succession of family-owned businesses and corporate spin-offs. Before that, he was co-founder and managing partner of 3i Switzerland AG, a national affiliate of the international Private Equity group 3i plc.
Prior to his activities in these two Private Equity companies, Michael Petersen was working in the corporate finance/investment banking arena for several years, amongst others as member of the executive management of an international mergers & acquisitions company.
He has degrees in business administration from the Universities of Hamburg and St. Gallen.