Julian Riedlbauer, Drake Star Partners GmbH
Julian Riedlbauer
Drake Star Partners GmbH

Before joining Drake Star, Julian started his career in tech M&A in 2008 at Corporate Finance Partners. He then spent 11 years building and leading GP Bullhound’s presence in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and was responsible for the M&A advisory in the region.

He has led more than 60 mandates for well-known companies, including the financing rounds of Signavio by Summit and the late growth round of USD 177 million round by Apax Digital, the growth financing round of Mambu by Bessemer Ventures, and the exit of Infinigate to the PE Fund H.I.G, the sale of TLGG to Omnicom, the sale of Elbkind to Reply IT, the EUR 100 million sale of Astragon to Team17, the USD 68 million financing round of Lingoda by Summit, the sale of InnoGames to MTG with a valuation of EUR 260 million, the exit of Factor Eleven to Armira Private Equity and the EUR 50 million capital increase of Neura Robotics. He is a proven expert in growth equity financing rounds and company sales to strategic buyers and private equity investors.

Ahead of that, he was the Managing Director of ElectronicPartner Deutschland GmbH and comTeam Systemhaus GmbH.