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CEPRES is a Fintech company combining innovative decision analytics with thought-leadership in private capital markets. Through the largest online investment network of 1,000s of global LPs and GPs, CEPRES enhances the proficiency of investment professionals to make powerful investing easy for institutional investors. 

With CEPRES investment professionals connect together to gain unique insights into correlations of risk, return and value creation that drive investment outcomes. Together with the most granular benchmarking of more than 5,100 funds, 58,900 Investments and over $19.2 trillion of private company operating data, CEPRES is the most powerful platform for LPs and GPs available on the market today. 

CEPRES serves Pensions, Insurers, Banks, Sovereign Funds, Endowments, Family Offices and Advisors to connect with Buyout, Growth, Venture, Private Debt, Infrastructure and Real Estate fund managers via the PE.Analyzer platform.
Daniel Schmidt
CEO, Managing Partner, CEPRES GmbH
Daniel is the CEO and Founder of CEPRES. He has more than 20 years’ experience in private equity investing and corporate business development.

Before founding CEPRES, Daniel served as Managing Director at Deutsche Bank Private Equity Partners and led the buyout of CEPRES from Deutsche Bank in 2010. He studied Business Administration at the University of Mannheim in Germany and at Trinity College, Dublin. He earned his PhD with honors from Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany and was the recipient of an EU-funded research project for the advancement of private equity. Daniel has prior working experience with Daimler, Merryll Lynch and VCM Capital Management as an Investment Principal.
Christopher Godfrey
President, Senior Partner, CEPRES Corp
Chris is one of the Senior Partners at CEPRES, heads the New York office and is responsible for North American clients.

Prior to CEPRES, Chris worked with Secondcap, Burgiss and Investran and had a long career driving transformational technology in finance, working with JPMorgan Chase, Hewlett Packard, American Honda Finance and The Wellcome Trust. Chris graduated from the Russell Group, University of Leeds with a BSc honors degree in Physics & Astrophysics.

Chris is an active speaker on the PE conference circuit, being invited as guest speaker for PEI, SuperReturn, IIR and others at all major conferences in London, Paris, Berlin, New York, San Francisco and Chicago. 
Benedikt Hoefelmayr
COO, Senior Partner, CEPRES GmbH
Benedikt has over 6 years of using modern technology based products for quantitative analytics for the private equity industry. He mainly specialized in consulting services to institutional investors by providing detailed insights into the key aspects of private equity investment performance and risk. 
Marc Dellman
Head of Business Development, Senior Partner, CEPRES GmbH
Marc Dellmann is Senior Partner and CEPRES’ new Head of Business Development. Marc brings more than 26 years of experience in private equity and infrastructure investing, M&A and structured finance. He also serves on the board of Intreat, adigital white label solution for restaurants, sports arenas and crowded ventures.

Prior to his current roles, Marc spent 10 years at UBS Asset Management, where he was the Head Alternative Funds Advisory, Infrastructure &Private Equity (Managing Director) with responsibility for the management of UBS’ multi-manager businesses (USD 12bn AuM) with a global team of 30 professionals.

Marc has a masters degree in business administration from University of Zürich. Marc has prior working experience with UBS, Apax Partners and Allianz Risk Transfer, where he was a senior underwriter and Principal.
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