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ULRICH MOGWITZ JOINS THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF PRORSUM AG

Zollikon, 13.01.2020

Since January 2020, Ulrich Mogwitz is the Managing Partner of the Swiss investment advisory firm Prorsum AG.

With over 15 years of experience in the private equity industry and responsibility for over 60 successful transactions, Ulrich complements the Prorsum team with proven transaction know-how. Before joining Prorsum, Ulrich was Partner at Ufenau Capital Partners, which specializes in the establishment of corporate groups through targeted strategic acquisitions (ranked among the TOP 10 buyout fund managers globally in 2019 by Prequin).

 

Ulrich Mogwitz: “Investment firms have shown in the past their ability to shape and develop markets. This gives them the power to make a significant contribution to achieving the UN's sustainability goals. In this context, major challenges lie particularly in the way we deal with energy, water and mobility. This is exactly where Prorsum comes in.  I am very happy to be part of the Prorsum team and its mission.

Otto von Troschke, Prorsum’s CEO: „With Ulrich Mogwitz, Prorsum is gaining a very experienced private equity manager with a strong track record, especially in the buy-&-build segment. His expertise is a perfect addition to the current team. I am very happy to build Prorsum with him.

 

About Ulrich Mogwitz

Ulrich Mogwitz has more than 15 years of experience in private equity and 5 years of industry experience. Before moving to Prorsum, Ulrich Mogwitz worked for Ufenau Capital Partners for almost 5 years, 3 of which as Partner. Prior to that, he worked for 10 years at Hannover Finanz, an investment company specializing in growth financing and succession planning for medium-sized companies. Ulrich Mogwitz started his career in the private equity industry as buy-in manager at a large German bakery firm.

Ulrich is a German citizen, who has been living around Lake Zurich for 5 years. He is married and is father of two children.

Ulrich has a degree in economic engineering from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). In addition to his professional activity, he completed an Executive MBA at the University of Münster and worked as a lecturer for the Certified Private Equity Analyst course of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the German Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVK).

About Prorsum

Prorsum is an investment advisor for institutional investors providing sustainable investment opportunities in the areas of energy, mobility and water. All investments are measured regarding their specific impact on the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN. The company was founded in 2018 by Otto von Troschke, who previously co-founded SUSI Partners, an investment manager focusing on sustainable energy infrastructure. Prorsum’s Board of Directors consists of Jeroen van der Veer, Lars Josefsson and Harry Hendriks. Among various other functions, Jeroen van der Veer is the former CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Royal Philips and Boskalis Westminster as well as a Member of the Board of Equinor. Lars Josefsson is the former CEO of Vattenfall and Member of the Board of Brookfield Renewable Partners as well as Member of the International Advisory Board of Robert Bosch GmbH. Harry Hendriks is the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of CZ Insurance and former Head of Global Business to Governments at Royal Philips as well as Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Philips Pension Fund. Former CEO of Eneco, Jeroen de Haas, is Venture Partner and Member of the Investment Committee of Prorsum.