KPS Europe

KPS Capital Partners Europe

KPS invests on a global basis.  The critical component to KPS’ success is the full integration of its global platform that enables the Firm’s investment professionals to manage investments on multiple continents.

KPS has achieved notable success in Europe, acquiring businesses or assets from some of Europe’s largest and most prestigious companies including:

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KPS has established a European Advisory Board of highly regarded senior executives including:

Germany:  Bernd Bohr, PhD

  • Mr. Bohr is currently Chairman of the Board of Governors of Aachen University, Chairman Supervisory Board of Ottobock Healthcare SE and member Supervisory Board of Deutz AG. Mr. Bohr previously served as Chairman of Bosch Automotive Group from 2003 to 2013.  He also previously served as Board Member of Nippon ABS, Japan, and as Non-Executive Director of Motor Industries, India

Germany:  Dr. h.c. Frank-Jürgen Weise

  • Dr. Weise is currently CEO of Hertie Foundation and Representative of the German Federal Ministry of the Interior for Refugee Management.  Mr. Weise previously served as Interim Chairman of the German Federal Refugees Office; Chairman of the German Armed Forces Structure Commission; CEO / CFO of the German Federal Employment Agency; Co-founder and CEO of Microlog Logistics; and CEO / CFO of three automotive supplier companies.  Mr. Weise is also in reserve duty with the German Armed Forces, where he was previously an Officer in active duty for 13 years, and served as Deputy Regiment Commander in the rank of Colonel

France:  Guy Maugis

  • Mr. Maugis is currently President of the French-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Advisor of the Board of Robert Bosch GmbH and member of the Board of Constellium.  Mr. Maugis previously served as President of Robert Bosch France from 2004 to 2015

Italy:  John Magliana

  • Mr. Magliana served as a Director and Chairman on various Civic and Corporate Boards of Directors in the U.S. and Europe, and as Advisor to a number of Corporations, Financial and Government Institutions.  Mr. Magliana also previously served as Assistant Director International Activities at TRW Systems; CEO of Saab Scania N.A./Datasaab; CEO Greenwich Natwest Italy; Country Manager Italy Royal Bank of Scotland; Managing Director and Chairman of Vestar Resources-Europe; and President of DOC Generici Pharma
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