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Alexander Schmitz

Partner, Munich

Alexander Schmitz is a partner in Bain & Company's Düsseldorf office. He is an expert in Bain's Private Equity and Performance Improvement practices.

Since joining Bain in 2003, Alexander has advised leading companies and private equity funds across a range of industries, including industrial goods & services, consumer products, retail and business services.

Alexander has acquired extensive expertise in buyer and vendor due diligences for both private equity funds and corporate M&A clients. He also has led a number of large transformation programs for corporate clients and private equity portfolio companies. His primary capabilities include corporate strategy and growth, performance improvement and organization.

Alexander has gained management consulting experience globally with Bain, as he has worked in many of the firm's offices worldwide, including Munich, Zurich, São Paulo and Düsseldorf. He is fluent in German, English, French, Spanish and Portuguese and has basic knowledge of Swedish.

Alexander holds a summa cum laude degree in business administration from WHU–Otto Beisheim Graduate School of Management in Vallendar, Germany as well as an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin. Additionally, he attended the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez in Viña del Mar, Chile.

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