Markus Grimm is a restructuring and turnaround expert, who has spent his entire career managing a special investment situations. Altogether, he has more than 15 years experience in more than 80 mandates and deals of strategic, financial and operational advisory, as well as financial institution- and corporate restructurings and complete Private Equity turnarounds in a broad range of situations and industries. He was active on all six continents for Sandoz Corp. (Novartis) and for the Asian affiliates for UBS. Markus was previously with Andersen Consulting (Accenture) as a Senior Manager – Strategy, Financial Institutions, for the Greater China region. More recently, Markus has been managing turnaround situations in financial institutions, corporations and direct investments, and he presently serves on the board of various privately held companies. Markus has a MBA from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania where he majored in Finance and International Management, and a degree from the School of Economics in Zurich.