Internal personnel development at Peakside: Maximilian Baumann appointed Principal

  • With Markus Maier and Leon Bomhard also two new associates in the transaction team
  • PREF IV fund: deal pipeline in the triple-digit million EUR range


Zug/Frankfurt, 24. May 2022 – Peakside Capital Advisors AG ("Peakside") has appointed three top performers from the transaction team to new positions, Maximilian Baumann, Markus Maier and Leon Bomhard, as part of its internal staff development program. Baumann was promoted to Principal in the transaction team at the beginning of April. The 29-year-old is primarily responsible for expanding the deal pipeline for the recently closed Peakside Real Estate Fund IV (PREF IV), which currently includes a broad range of transactions in the triple-digit million EUR range. Markus Maier and Leon Bomhard were appointed associates at the same time.


Boris Schran, Managing Partner at Peakside, said: “We have set ourselves the goal of developing our people step by step, also offering them attractive opportunities for promotion. It's even more gratifying and affirming when high performers and young talents decide to stay and to take their next career step with us, too.” Simon Lutz, Partner at Peakside added: “Maximilian, Markus and Leon have started their careers with us and have shown great commitment in the transaction team. Especially by successfully completing their transactions, building a veritable deal pipeline, and helping to realize our PREF IV fund, they have proven their readiness for the next level.”


Maximilian Baumann holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of St. Gallen and a master's degree in real estate finance from the University of Cambridge. He had started his career in 2017 as an investment analyst at Peakside. Markus Maier (25) started as an investment analyst at Peakside in 2020. He holds a Master of Science in Finance from Universitá Bocconi in Milan and a Bachelor of Science in Management and Technology from the Technical University of Munich. Leon Bomhard (25) studied International Management (B.Sc.) at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management before joining Peakside as an intern in 2019.



About Peakside


Peakside Capital Advisors AG is a European investment manager. The private-equity company manages assets worth over EUR 1.4 billion on behalf of institutional investors. Peakside implements differentiated investment strategies tailored to specific investor needs, ranging from core to value-add and opportunistic investments in commercial and residential assets and has in total acquired assets worth EUR 4.1 billion. Peakside’s investment spectrum includes single properties, developments as well as portfolios, distressed debt and real estate operating companies. The firm employs a team of more than 30 professionals in its offices in Frankfurt, Zug, Warsaw, Prague and Luxembourg.



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