Constellation Acquisition Corp. I

NYSE: CSTA

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.

Executive Team

Klaus Kleinfeld

Chairman & CEO

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  

Thomas Stapp

CFO & Investment Adviser

Experienced adviser across the investment life cycle

Served as a senior member of Bain’s  Financial Investor practice across Europe & Middle East

Previously a Principal at Oliver Wyman within the FS and Corporate Finance practices

Investment Advisers

Martin Weckwerth

Director & Investment Adviser

Experienced investor with over 24 years of private equity and private investing experience

Managing Director of MC Investments

Served 15 years as a Partner at Permira

Michael Wunderlich

Investment Adviser

Investor with 20 years of private equity and private investing experience

Executive Director at AIM Sport Services AG

Former Private Equity Partner at BC Partners

Niklas Einsfeld

Investment Adviser

Served as Partner and Head of DACH at Astorg Private Equity

Previously, served as Principal at Permira Frankfurt

Prior M&A investment banking experience at Deutsche Bank and Merrill Lynch

Independent Directors

Hugo Baenziger

Independent Director

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

Charles Stonehill

Independent Director

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)

Vesna Nevistic

Independent Director

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

About Us

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:

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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

Investment Approach

Trans-Atlantic Focus

Focus on European and North American companies

Attractive Proven Business Model

Delivering sustainable competitive advantages

Offering excellent growth opportunities

Reached an inflection point in their development

ESG Qualified

Environmental

Social 

Governance

Contact

Business Address

Constellation Acquisition Corp. I
181 Westchester Avenue
Suite 407A
Port Chester, NY 10573
+1 914 615 9912

E-Mail

ir@constellationacquisition.com

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