Success connects

Objective

Successful private investments require portfolio profile suitability and alignment of both parties’ strategic goals.

piHub’s most important goal is to successfully support to execute your financial strategy. Our preselection process coupled with a global network of partners collectively form the basis by which we aim to achieve success.

Partnership

piHub has a global partner network

Our partners:

  • are locals who have been operating successfully for many years on-site,
  • provide access to first class single- and diversified investments, in order to provide our investors with best-in-class offerings,
  • have a portfolio of institutional investors and Co-investors to provide corporates with the best available investors,
  • are legal experts to adhere to local regulation and to be up-to-date on legal requirements.

People


roell@2xThomas Roell – Managing Partner & CEO

Thomas Roell has 20 years of experience in Investment Banking. During his career, he has successfully facilitated several landmark transactions in different businesses.

As Managing Director in the Corporates & Markets Division of Commerzbank AG, Thomas developed and ran the Institutional Investors Division for Solutions covering several asset classes such as Equities, Alternative Investments and Commodities.

Before joining Commerzbank AG, he held positions at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, Baden-Württembergische Bank AG and Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen, where he worked in the Equity Derivatives, Fixed Income and Public Finance Division.

He is a visiting Professor of Corporate Finance at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Frankfurt, Germany.

He is founder member and partner of the CVA Corporate Venturing Association.

Thomas holds a Diploma from Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and a joint MBA degree from the Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University) in Evanston, Illinois and WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar, Germany.


Simon Bartmann – Partner

Simon Bartmann has a proven track record as entrepreneur, manager, mentor and private investor for more than 13 years.

The wearable technology company Nevo was his biggest success with top-tier customers like BestBuy, MediaMarkt, Saturn, Galeria Kaufhof, Hudson’s Bay, Orange Telecom, Etihad Airways, Extenso Telecom, Groupe Fnac or Christ. The company raised more than 3.5 Million Dollar capital and was acquired in 2016. After that was CTO at Paul Hewitt Group, a global consumer brand and one the most valued fashion brands such as Ralph Lauren, Prada, Daniel Wellington or Louis Vuitton.

He is Head of Innovation Hub and Corporate Business Development Manager at BTC AG one of the leading IT & Consulting companies in Germany – a 100% subsidiary of EWE AG, one of the top five utility companies in Germany with 8.5 Billion Euro in revenue.

Simon is an established keynote speaker at Bits & Pretzels, BITKOM, WHU IdeaLab, Blockchain Center at Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, VDI or Harvard Innovation Lab. Besides he is mentor at Technologie Gründerzentrum Oldenburg (TGO) funded by leading corporates and banks, European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Regional European Fund.

Simon Bartmann is founder and Partner of CVA Corporate Venturing Association.

He graduated as Industrial Business Management Assistant at Chamber of Industry and Commerce Oldenburg and Kinnasand A/B, Sweden. He studied Economic Law at University of Hagen.


Serge Demolière – Chairman Strategic Board

Serge Demolière headed the capital markets business sustainably and profitably as a member of the board of Managing Directors from 2001 to 2015 at LBB where he also achieved a long-term repositioning of the bank. With his long-standing experience in capital markets and strong relationships in the financial industry he leads the strategic board of piHub.

Before that tenor, he headed the Equity Business at Dresdner Bank AG as a Managing Director and held positions at Andersen Consulting as well as at a subsidiary Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette.

He holds several mandates as supervisory board member, e.g. at EUREX Zurich and at EUREX Frankfurt AG, at Berliner Börse as well as at LBB Investment AG. He published several articles on the development of mathematical forecasting models based upon price changes.

Serge Demolière holds a Diploma in Economics from Hamburg University and is a graduate of the 158th advanced management program at Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts.

Corporate Responsibility

kinder_@2xWith many years of experience in the Financial industry, we understand and appreciate that the industry plays a significant role in the economy and in society at large. The fundamental role that the Financial industry plays in intermediating funding and investment is essential to sustainable economic growth. Across the globe, access to financial services helps businesses to flourish and economies to develop. Those services help individuals to provide for their families, put a roof over their heads, live a better life and enjoy a comfortable retirement. Access to debt and equity financing helps companies to prosper and aim for their strategic goals. Having this in our DNA, piHub connects our customers to the opportunities that will help them realize their visions with this focus on its social, economic and environmental impact.

Within this context is a great interdependency between investments as a catalyst to progress and people’s knowledge and education. Knowledge and Education is the best means to support humans escaping poverty and contribute in a positive manner to society, participate in social life and even making the world a more peaceful place. piHub happily contributes a portion of its profits to charities that care for childhood education around the world.