Founding partner Robert Stein has worked for various private equity firms in Europe and Germany since 1996.
In 2013, Robert founded the firm CAPNET, which focused on advising family offices in their private equity efforts and structuring the buyout of complex private equity portfolios. In this capacity, Robert worked as Senior Advisor and member of the investment committee for Rianta Capital, a family office in London. The operations of CAPNET were merged into Arcana Capital AG in summer 2016.
After working for 3i from 1996 until 2006 – in his last role as partner and member of the management board in Germany – Robert was Managing Partner of the German Mittelstands fund Argantis from 2007-2013 where he was responsible for a number of successful transactions.
During his career, Robert oversaw the development of a number of investment teams and drove the strategic direction of business units and private equity funds.
Robert started his career in the audit and restructuring divisions at Arthur Andersen from 1991-1996.
Robert Stein holds a master degree from the University of Mannheim and Southbank University in London.