Extended Management

Extended Management Board of AURELIUS Group

Extended Management

Portrait Steffen Schiefer

Steffen Schiefer

Chief Financial Officer

After studying Business Administration at Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Steffen Schiefer worked for DAX-listed Metallgesellschaft AG in Frankfurt am Main. In 1996, he joined ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG as part of the IPO team. As Vice President Group Accounting, he was responsible for setting up the group accounting. He also served as Chief Financial Officer of wetter.com AG, a subsidiary of the ProSiebenSat.1 Group.

In mid-2008, Steffen Schiefer joined AURELIUS as Director Finance and has been CFO of AURELIUS since 2012. He is responsible for internal and external accounting as well as valuation, taxes, treasury and internal auditing.

Portrait Dr. Frank Forster

Dr. Frank Forster

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

Dr. Frank Forster studied law at the University of Passau and the University of Lausanne.  After his legal traineeship in Munich, he earned a doctorate at the University of Augsburg. He worked as a lawyer for several years in a major German law firm in Cologne and Düsseldorf.

In 2008, he joined AURELIUS. Today he is the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of the AURELIUS Group.

Portrait Dr. Martin Schoefer

Dr. Martin Schoefer

Vice President Human Resources & Labor Law

Dr. Martin Schoefer studied Business Administration and Philosophy at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich. After graduating as Diplomkaufmann (Graduate diploma in Business Administration), he earned a Oeconomiae Publicae doctorate degree. After starting with KPMG Advisory, he entered the private equity industry in 2006 and joined AURELIUS in 2009.

He has been a member of the Executive Board of AURELIUS Beteiligungsberatungs AG since 2011 and is responsible for Personnel & Labor Law in the AURELIUS Group.

Portrait Florian Muth

Florian Muth

Managing Director Investment Team

Florian Muth studied Physics at the Technical University and Freie Universität of Berlin and holds an MBA (Master of Business Administration) from the Harvard Business School. After a total of five years in the media industry at Bertelsmann and Axel Springer, he joined AURELIUS' investment team in 2007. Together with Franz Woelfler, he is heading the Special Situations and MidMarket M&A team for continental Europe.

Portrait Franz Woelfler

Franz Woelfler

Managing Director Investment Team

Franz Woelfler studied Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business and Universidad Autónoma Madrid. He gained experience at a venture capital and a mid-cap leveraged buy-out fund before joining AURELIUS in 2007. Together with Florian Muth, he is heading the Special Situations and MidMarket M&A team for continental Europe.