Alex Schmid

Founding Partner and CEO




With over 25 years of illiquid European investment experience, Alex’s insight and experience are invaluable across all divisions of the firm.  As a member of our Investment Committee, Alex has a central role in our investments and is actively involved in the sourcing and underwriting of new deals. Prior to founding ESO, Alex was Managing Director and Head of Europe at DB Zwirn (London). 

He is a native German speaker and has a BSE from Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania.

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