Member of the Investment Committee and Executive Director

Philipp Schoeller


Target Identification, Active Investing, Value Creation, Private Equity


Philipp Schoeller is a Founding Partner of General Capital Group, an investment firm domiciled in Munich, Germany, focusing on public and private equity projects as well as single-largest shareholder positions in German large caps. Philipp Schoeller initiated the takeover projects of Continental and Deutsche Telekom; examples of successful GenCap investments: 4.9% in VW, ThyssenKrupp, Siemens, Infineon, Lanxess. Prior to this, in 1995, he founded GCI Management, a venture capital firm, where he served as a Partner until 2001, after having established GSM, a Munich-based buy-out firm, in 1989. Philipp Schoeller began his career at the Boston Consulting Group as an Associate/QCL of the London, UK, and Munich, Germany, offices.


Philipp obtained a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from ETH Zurich and an MBA from INSEAD.