Samuel Zurkinden joined CoBe Capital in autumn 2012 as an Associate in the New York office. Currently based in Switzerland, he is responsible for financial analysis and due diligence on new acquisition opportunities. In addition, he works with CoBe Capital’s M&A and Operations executives on the development and implementation of transition and integration plans, as well as on initiatives to strengthen operational excellence at portfolio companies.
Prior to joining CoBe Capital, Mr. Zurkinden worked in the M&A department of Alpiq, Switzerland’s largest utility company, as well as for a small management consulting firm with a focus on operational excellence and supply chain management.
Mr. Zurkinden received both a B.A. and M.A. in International Affairs from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (HSG) and graduated with a Master’s in International Management from CEMS, a global alliance of leading business schools. He is working towards his CFA designation and is currently a candidate for Level II. Mr. Zurkinden is fluent in English and German and conversant in French and Spanish.