Nico Strott is Investment Manager and since October 2018 part of the investment team of Beyond Capital Partners. He is supporting the management in making investment decisions as well as defining strategy and improving the operations of portfolio companies.
After having conducted several internships in the consulting and investment banking industry, Nico started his career as Analyst in Deutsche Bank AG’s Group Strategy (Abteilung für Konzernentwicklung) in 2013, working on different international projects in the areas of strategy, M&A and transformation. Besides his activities around the integration of Deutsche Postbank AG, he worked on the restructuring of the Dutch transaction banking franchise, supported the supervisory board members of Deutsche Postbank AG exercising their mandates as well as gained first transaction experience by disposing a German mid-size wealth manager. Furthermore, Nico was responsible for presenting the investment review as well as the deal reporting to the Group Investment Committee. He built further expertise as part of supporting large strategic projects as well as defining and implementing the group strategies “Strategy 2015+” and “Strategy 2020”.
After his Associate promotion in 2016, Nico focussed on the area of Corporate M&A and achieved relevant success in disposing assets as part of the group wide restructuring efforts. Nico coordinated the disposal of Concardis GmbH on behalf of the former shareholders (a dozen financial institutions and umbrella organisations) to a consortium of financial sponsors. Moreover, Nico contributed to the disposal of the Polish private and commercial bank and managed a variety of analyses and due diligences for buy and sell side mandates.
His analytical skills and long-standing experience have also been valued at the Wealth Management division of Deutsche Bank, where he was part of the business development department, supporting the implementation of strategic projects in the German market.
Nico holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Mannheim and studied also at Lancaster University in the United Kingdom with focus on corporate finance, controlling and ethics.