Stirling Square Capital Partners bolsters DACH team
London, 8 March 2017 – Stirling Square Capital Partners (“Stirling Square”), a leading pan-European mid-market private equity firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dietrich Hauptmeier to its investment team. Dietrich will be based in London and contribute to the firm’s investing activities in the DACH region.
Dietrich joins Stirling Square from TA Associates, a growth-focused private equity firm with offices in Boston, Menlo Park, London, Mumbai, and Hong Kong. As a Principal at TA Associates he focused on coverage of industrial, technology, and business and financial services companies in northern Europe. While at TA Associates, Dietrich was a board member of Onlineprinters, a web-to-print service provider based in Germany, and a board observer at Soederberg & Partners, a provider of pension and other financial products based in Sweden. Prior to TA Associates Dietrich also spent time on the investment teams at Palamon Capital Partners and KKR, both in London.
Stefano Bonfiglio, Managing Partner at Stirling Square, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Dietrich to our growing team. Stirling Square’s already strong presence in the region will be bolstered by Dietrich’s deep experience in sourcing and executing transactions in Germany and beyond.”
Dietrich added: “I am excited for the opportunity to join the distinctly entrepreneurial and pan-European team at Stirling Square, which has unique abilities to handle the complexity inherent to the mid-market. In my new role I look forward to supporting great businesses and managers in fulfilling their ambitions, be it through consolidation, vertical integration, geographic expansion, or other value creation strategies.”
"Stirling Square is hugely experienced in working with companies to move them on to the next stage of growth and has experience in our [the aerospace and defence] sector"