ELF Capital Group expands further and hires Florian Wimpff as Investment Director

September 2020

Florian Wimpff is the newest hire of emerging investment platform ELF Capital Group. He will lead the operations of the investment team in Frankfurt. The 32-year-old debt and restructuring expert has many years of experience in corporate finance, restructuring, as well as corporate and real estate investments. He has worked amongst others for ESO Capital and Herter & Co, one of Germany's leading debt and restructuring advisory boutiques.

Together with ELF founder Christian Fritsch, he has already successfully completed ELF’s latest investment in German windows and doors manufacturer WERU Group.

"Florian knows the demanding market for Private Capital Solutions very well from his previous positions and has an excellent track record in serving diverse client needs in this dynamic environment. We are very excited that Florian has now officially joined our growing investment platform strengthening our best in class investment capabilities." said ELF founder Christian Fritsch.

About ELF Capital Group

ELF Capital specializes in customized capital solutions to ‚Mittelstand‘ and small to medium size companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, as well as the UK, Benelux and Scandinavia.

The entire investment team has extensive experience in providing tailor-made financing solutions for entrepreneurs, owner-led mid-market companies and management teams looking for a strong, reliable and committed financing partner. „High-quality, integrity and commitment to real partnership are the guiding principles of ELF Capital’s business philosophy. We strongly believe in establishing trusted and unique relationships with all our partners – this makes the difference“. That’s how Founding Partner Christian Fritsch summarizes ELF Capital‘s approach.

Through ELF Capital’s comprehensive industrial and investment origination relationships with entrepreneurs, private equity sponsors and intermediaries, ELF Capital provides individual financing solutions, not only for well-established but also growing mid-market companies.

ELF Capital Group is backed by leading European Institutional Investors who understand the opportunity, importance and complexity of mid-market investing.