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Pierre André Schneider


+49 89 388 881 40



Sector Specialties

Energy & Sustainability | Consumer | Industrials | Non sector specific


Materials Science Engineer
10 yrs wind energy experience with Nordex


Mr. Schneider joined Proventis Partners in August 2018 and operates from Hamburg and Munich offices and has international experience in China, Russia and Spain. Industries:
- Renwable energy, storage, smart energy
- Industrial & investment goods
- Fashion/ apparels


Prior to Proventis Partners, Pierre Schneider served as VP and member of the Executive Committee for Nordex, a German TecDAX-listed, globally leading wind turbine manufacturer. As Head of Corporate Development, Strategy and M&A he successfully lead numerous M&A projects, including the highly confidential acquisition of competitor Acciona Windpower for EUR 785 million in 2015/16. He was awarded the Diamond Award for “Transaction of the Year” in EMEA and the Emerald Award for “Strategic Corporation of the Year” by the M&A Advisor in 2016.

As a manager and authorized signatory with PwC Transaction Services, he focused on commercial due diligence projects, mainly buy-side transactions for PE-investors, as well as sell-side mandates in the range of EUR 50 to 500 million.

Pierre worked in the fashion industry for several years. He served as CFO for a fully-integrated premium fashion start-up, where he played a key role in the acquisition and subsequent expansion of the global license for JOOP! Womenswear.

He started his career with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) and accompanied numerous strategy consu

Pierre graduated from Technical University of Darmstadt (Hesse, Germany) und University of Florida (USA) in Materials Science and Engineering. He is a Certified Controller (IWW at FU Hagen)​ and followed and Executive Study Program “Digital Strategies for Business” at Columbia Business School

Languages Spoken

English, German, French

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