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Florian Almeling

Florian Almeling is a Managing Director of KPS Capital Partners and responsible for the European / German business development. KPS, through its affiliated management entities, is the manager of the KPS Special Situations Funds, a family of private equity funds with approximately $11.5 billion of assets under management (as of October 15, 2019) focused on making controlling equity investments in manufacturing and industrial companies across a diverse array of industries, including basic materials, branded consumer, healthcare and luxury products, automotive parts, capital equipment and general manufacturing.

Mr. Almeling serves on the Board of Directors of the following KPS portfolio companies: 

Chassis Brakes International Group, Director
Chassis Brakes International Group is one of the world's three largest manufacturers of automotive foundation brakes and foundation brake components. The Group’s primary products, which include brake calipers, disk brakes, drum brakes, and parking brakes, are sold directly to original equipment manufacturers and through various aftermarket channels. Headquartered in Drancy, France, CBI operates 21 manufacturing facilities and engineering centers in Europe, Asia, and South America. CBI employs approximately 6,000 associates worldwide. 
www.chassisbrakes.com

Prior to joining KPS in 2010 Mr. Almeling was a Senior Vice President at Sal. Oppenheim / Miller Buckfire and responsible for their German financial restructuring advisory group. He started his career in 1999 working for the M&A Group of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt and London and he co-founded Alcosa Capital - a German special situations investor - in 2004. 

Mr. Almeling graduated from University of Bayreuth, Germany with a degree in business administration.

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