Richard Seewald
Partner, ALPHA Associates AG

Mr. Richard Seewald has been managing private equity investments in the central and eastern European region for over 10 years both as a principal investor and limited partner. He sits on the advisory boards of private equity funds investing in Russia and the central and eastern European region as well as is responsible for direct co-investments at ALPHA. Prior to joining ALPHA Associates he was a partner with a merchant banking/private equity group, where he focused on growth capital and buyout opportunities. He led investment transactions in the banking sector, TMT sectors, automotive industry and in the retail sector. Earlier in his career, Richard was with CMS Cameron McKenna, a London based international law firm, where he advised on privatizations, mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions while based in the Prague offices. Richard holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and a Doctorate in Law from the New York Law School.