Alexander Kretzer joined capiton AG as Head of Portfolio Team/Controlling in 2008 and is one of the Partners. From 2004 to 2008 he initially worked as Manager in charge for accounting issues in connection with mergers and acquisitions, later on as head of Group Accounting he took the responsibility for the Consolidated Financial Statements at the listed Axel Springer AG. Prior to this, Mr. Kretzer had spent several years as an Auditor and as a Senior Manager in the Transaction Service Department (focus on Financial Due Diligence) at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has extensive experience in auditing and accounting, financial analysis and supervision of companies and analysis and execution of mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Kretzer holds a diploma in Business Administration (Diplom-Kaufmann) and had worked as a certified accountant and tax adviser.