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Rainer Ender

Managing Director, Adveq, Switzerland
Rainer EnderRainer Ender

Rainer Ender is managing director of Adveq. Before joining Adveq in 2001, he was an underwriter for alternative risk transfer at Zurich Reinsurance Company. From 1997 to 2000 he was a manager in the financial risk management practice at Arthur Andersen. He also served for several years on the board of DTS, a regulated derivatives trader in Switzerland. Dr Ender holds an MSc in physics and a PhD in natural sciences from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), and he is a CFA charter holder.


Articles by this Author

  • Private Equity Fund Monitoring and Risk Management
    by Rainer Ender
    Private equity fund commitments tend to be long-term investments of approximately 12 years. The fund’s life consists of three general phases:Investment phase: deal origination, due diligence, investments; Value creation phase: (re-)positioning the investments for success; Harvesting phase: divesting portfolio companies. Private equity monitoring is a continuous process of tracking the fund’s progress and the fund manager’s development. The goal...
  • Carrying Out Due Diligence on Private Equity Funds
    by Rainer Ender
    The term “due diligence” covers a broad range of different due diligence types. These can be grouped into three major types; financial, legal/tax, and business due diligence. The goal of this article is to shed light on business due diligence for investing in private equity funds. Due diligence is commonly defined as “the process of investigation and evaluation, performed by investors, into the details of a potential investment, such as an...

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