HOWZAT ENNEA GROUP
INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT & STRATEGIC ADVISORY
Investment Management and Advisory for early and mid-stage technology companies
HOWZAT ENNEA Group is a European investment and consultancy firm. We partner with excellent founders and teams to build, scale and establish outstanding technology companies.

Through a new €100m early-stage growth fund of our venture capital arm HOWZAT Partners, we continue investing globally into seed and mid-stage start-ups, with a primary focus on Europe.More
Through our advisory arm, ennea capital partners, we provide M&A advisory and strategic consultancy services to growth companies as well as established corporations, leveraging years of expertise within this field.
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TEAM

VERSATILE, INTERNATIONAL FOUNDERS WITH STRONG MANAGEMENT AND INVESTMENT EXPERIENCE

David Soskin
MBA (Harvard), Strategic consulting (BCG, Bain), Corporate Planning, Director, Redland PLC, Head of Global Media, M&A, ABN AMRO, CEO of Cheapflights, 13 years Partner at HOWZAT Partners

Sascha Hausmann
Accounting and Tax (Reinhard & Partner), CEO of 3 companies (WorldRes, RateTiger, Busy Rooms), Partner at M&A firm (StellantPartners & StellantVentures), 13 years Partner at HOWZAT Partners

Dr. Thomas Koch
Founding Partner at Andersen Tax & Legal Germany, >10 years experience in VC and M&A, Luther Law Firm, BakerMcKenzie and Linklaters, 7 years Partner at Howzat Partners

Jan Valentin
Journalist & Marketeer, Strategic Consulting, CEO of 2 Companies (Travel24 and FERIEN Touristik), Managing Director KAYAK EMEA (Booking Holdings), 4 years Partner at ennea

Alexander Trieb
Serial Entrepreneur, Founder and CEO of travel audience & tripwolf, Capgemini Management and IT Consulting, Palantir Technologies, 1 year Partner at ennea

Anton Werner
CFO & PE (Outfittery, Home24, Cinven), Co-Founder Beach-Inspector, 2 years Partner at ennea  

Rodrigo Ponce de León
Seasoned Investor and Advisor ($100m+ raised). Board seats in EU/US, incl. Immersive Artistry HC  (Bezos FO) & Hackers and Founders

Tobias Salzig
Head of Deals of Angelgate; 20+ ys. in Corporate Finance & Strategy Advisory; +€90m raised in private & public investments

Cassian Silins
Hospitality Veteran, Global Head Accommodation at KAYAK, Strategic Advisor trivago, Siteminder, 1.5 years Partner at ennea

Simon Schiller
Philipp Lahm Holding, acta7 Sportmarketing, FTI Group, 1 year Senior Analyst at ennea

INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

GLOBAL INVESTMENTS WITH A FOCUS ON EUROPE
We are present in 9 out of 10 of Europe’s tech hubs, the USA, the Middle East, Turkey and elsewhere.
LEAN, MEAN AND FOCUSSED
We minimise administration, reduce bureaucracy and have no fancy headquarters or army of juniors.
RUN WITH OUR WINNERS
We go in early to mid-stage and follow-on when successful. We strive to be the first institutional investor and reserve most of the funds capital for our winners.
OPERATIONAL SUPPORT
We do not just invest – beyond doing the maths, we support entrepreneurs, where appropriate,  in a very hands-on way. We help them unblock challenges of capital, know-how & operations.
WE ARE SYNDICATE AND CO-INVESTMENT FRIENDLY
Our LPs have the ability to co-invest or to allow us to syndicate a deal for them.
VAST DEAL-FLOW AND ACCESS TO THE BEST
We have a very well established sourcing machine managing 1,000+ new leads every year.
LEVERAGING DATA FOR BETTER INVESTMENT DECISIONS
We have built the team, databases and processes to ensure we can fully understand macro trends, market movements & company metrics.

FUND FOUR

WE LEVERAGE OUR FUNDRAISING AND M&A EXPERIENCE
We have done dozens of transactions over the years. This experience benefits our portfolio companies & increases the return multiples.
Unicorn Investor
One of top 3 investors  globally by number of transactions in travel
Strongly tied into digital ecosystems with conferences, events & media presence
Outstanding awareness & reputation network due to successful portfolio companies, strong co-investor network and ethical business conduct
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ADVISORY

M&A Advisory

With more than 20 years of experience in M&A and Fundraising activities the HOWZAT ENNEA team offers clients a deep understanding of M&A mechanics.

Areas of expertise include Disposal & Acquisition Advisory, Legal & Tax, Due Diligence, Valuation.
Strategic Advisory

HOWZAT ENNEA offers strategic advisory to growth stage companies and established corporations leveraging their years of management and consultancy experience.

Areas of expertise include Finance, Technology & Infrastructure, Business Development, Sales & Marketing.
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