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Founder and Managing Partner of AUDEAMUS CAPITAL GmbH

Juana M. Sacristan

Juana M. Sacristan is Founder and Managing Partner of AUDEAMUS CAPITAL GmbH, a Hamburg-based fund investing in start-ups and small companies at the intersection of fashion, lifestyle and art, both on- and offline. She started her career in Spain and Portugal as Business Analyst at McKinsey & Co, the global management-consulting firm. After three years as Principal at MCH Private Equity (a Madrid-based private equity firm currently managing over € 500 Mio. total funds), she moved with her husband to Hamburg, Germany in 2003. She then joined Hartmann Zillmer Corporate Finance (a M&A boutique) and later on Eventure Capital Partners -a venture capital firm, launched in California in 1998 and currently also present in Germany, Russia, Asia and Brazil, with five local funds. Before founding AUDEAMUS CAPITAL Juana M. Sacristan was Head of Business Development and Strategy at Engel & Völkers, one of the world’s leading service companies specialized in the sale and rental of premium residential property, commercial real estate and yachts.

Juana M. Sacristan studied Law and Economics at the Universidad de Deusto, Spain, finishing with Summa Cum laude. She holds a Master in European Studies for Universidad de Deusto and as Fulbright Scholar received an MBA from Columbia University, New York, USA.

Ms. Sacristan is fluent in Spanish (native), English, German and French. She is happily married and a mother of three children (with ages ranging from 5 to 12). She is also a passionate art collector.