Description

Principal – Alpine Space Ventures

This is a full-time position based in Munich or remotely

Alpine Space Ventures is Apeiron Investment Group’s space technology-focused venture fund. Supporting breakthrough technologies and disruptive business models in the rapidly growing European New Space industry, ASV aims to deliver outsized returns for investors and companies.

Working closely with the Investment Partners, the Principal will be responsible for all aspects of fund structuring and management.

Qualifications

  • Background in investment banking, private equity, or venture capital (preferred), coupled with a thorough knowledge of the relevant transactional mechanisms
  • A proven track record of successfully structuring and managing a venture fund at the principal level or higher
  • Thorough knowledge of the European venture landscape with relevant investor and banking networks
  • Experience of the American or European space industry and regulatory environment is desirable but not essential
  • As we are a German company dealing with a German regulatory framework, fluent German is a must, as well as excellence in business English
  • ASV greatly values the efficiencies created by digitalization, so knowledge of efficiency-increasing digital tools and the IT landscape is desirable

Responsibilities

  • Expert counsel to the Investment Partners on the overall structuring and management of the fund
  • Overall accountability for the day-to-day running of the fund, including all legal, audit, investor, and financial affairs and interactions
  • Being the interface person to our external fund administrator
  • Responsibility for all aspects of the deal process
  • Lead due diligence, manage advisors, conduct site visits and expert interviews, assess market opportunities and develop financial forecasts
  • Recommend and own valuation and round structures
  • Build and maintain deep networks in the US and European VC ecosystems
  • Recruitment and leadership of fund staff

Environment

About Apeiron Investment Group
Apeiron Investment Group is led by visionary investor and entrepreneur Christian Angermayer. With an unparalleled global network of advisors, partners, and portfolio companies, we pursue venture investing, turnarounds, and startup incubation all over the world. We pride ourselves in taking an active role in our portfolio companies, and work closely with founders and executive teams to multiply the value of their businesses. Today, our portfolio spans spacetech, biotech, mental health, deep tech, fintech, crypto, leisure, and real estate. Amongst our most well-known investments are ATAI Life Sciences, Compass Pathways, Block.one, Northern Data, Deposit Solutions and Mynaric, all market shapers in their fields.