We are a proven executive team combining exceptional operating and deal execution capabilities with access to a proprietary network for pursuing a common goal – sustainable value creation.
We are looking for companies in Europe as well as in North America that have a proven business model delivering sustainable competitive advantages, combined with substantial growth opportunities and are at an inflection point in their development.
We only consider companies that qualify as ESG.
CEO of NEOM from 2017 to 2018
CEO & Chairman of Alcoa / Arconic from 2008 / 2010 to 2017
CEO of Siemens AG from 2005 to 2007 following a twenty year career with the company, holding various leadership positions including President and CEO of the Siemens US Corporation
Extensive public board experience: Alcoa, Arconic, Citi Group, Ferolabs, Hewlett Packard, Ma’aden, Morgan Stanley, NEOM, SNP, Siemens
30 year career in Banking with numerous senior management positions at Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank (including Chief Risk Officer from 2006 to 2012)
Managing Partner at Lombard Odier, responsible for Risk Management, Compliance and Technology from 2014 – 2018
Chairman of EUREX (Europe’s largest exchange for financial futures and options) from 2012 to 2018 (also chaired the audit, risk and compensation committee)
Assembly Member of the Committee of the International Red Cross in Geneva, Switzerland and Chairman of the Audit Committee since 2012
30 year career in Investment Banking in Europe and United States with leadership and partner positions at Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, and Lazard Brothers among others and decades of expertise in capital markets and corporate finance
15 years of US and European listed public company Board experience (Deutsche Boerse, Julius Baer, Alliance Bernstein, Equitable Holdings, among others). Including various Chairmanship roles on Risk Committee, Investment Committee, Audit Committee and Nominations Committee
Founding Partner of ESG focused advisory firm Green & Blue Advisors (since 2011)
20+ years of experience in management consulting, investment banking and senior executive roles
Group Managing Director and Head of Corporate Development at UBS during the bank‘s restructuring following the financial crisis
Prior to UBS, a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs in the Investment Banking Division, and Partner at McKinsey & Company, in Zurich and New York
Currently a Non-Executive Director at the Boards of Richemont (luxury goods company) and Samskip BV (logistics provider) and runs her own advisory boutique focusing on business transformations
25+ years of professional experience in financial services with proven deal track record, and acting as trusted advisor and mentor.
Currently running Aureus Capital, an active private equity investor with a focus on B2B financial, professional, or other services companies with a potential tech angle,
Expert in supporting fast growing companies in the financial services arena with their capital raises, M&A, and investor strategy.
Prior to Aureus, she served as Managing Director and Partner of BCG NYC and previously worked at the Oliver Wyman, McKinsey, as well as in the Financial Institutions Group of Bank of America.
Nicole holds a master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Cologne, with minors in insurance business administration, actuarial science, statistics, and economics.
25+ years of experience as entrepreneur, advisor and private investor across Europe, United States and Latin America. Management and Partner positions across a series of industries, sizes and countries.
Currently CEO of a private equity fund manager and family office, responsible as senior executive for selected portfolio companies and an advisory firm.
Founding Partner and CEO of the boutique Growth Advisory firm Elevinity Corporate Advisory.
He serves as a Managing Director of the US investment banking firm Weild & Co (NY), a fast growing Inc. 5,000 investment banking firm.
Constellation is a team of proven operating executives and investment professionals with exceptional track record of creating value.
The Constellation advantage is built on three key pillars:
Decades long industry relationships and successful track record of leading public companies and creating value for shareholders
Extensive investing experience, led by a team with 50+ years of combined experience, unparalleled connectivity and an excellent reputation
Comprehensive network and partnership with Heads! International provide access to proprietary opportunities and world-class executives
Focus on European and North American companies
Delivering sustainable competitive advantages
Offering excellent growth opportunities
Reached an inflection point in their development
03/18/2021 – Constellation Acquisition Corp I Announces the Separate Trading of its Common Stock and Warrants
02/02/2021 – Former Alcoa CEO Klaus Kleinfeld on ESG-focused SPAC
01/27/2021 – German Industry Icon Touched by SPAC Fever in $300 Million Raise
01/27/2021 – Constellation Acquisition CEO Klaus Kleinfeld on its public debut
01/26/2021 – Constellation Acquisition Corp I Announces Pricing of $300 Million Initial Public Offering