Lucian Schönefelder

by Shlomit Tevet | December 8, 2015

Lucian Schönefelder (London) is a Director at KKR. He is focused on private equity and growth equity investments in the European media & technology sector. Since joining KKR in 2007, Lucian has been involved with KKR’s investments in Trainline (leading online rail mobility platform in Europe), GetYourGuide (#1 Online Marketplace for Travel Activities), Optimal+ (Big Data Analytics Software for the Semiconductor & Electronics Industry), Clicktale (Digital Customer Experience SaaS business), Arago (AI-based IT Automation Software), Scout24 Switzerland (JV with Ringier around its Online Classifieds Assets), BMG Rights Management (music publishing JV with Bertelsmann; sold to Bertelsmann), Fotolia (#1 European marketplace for digital images; sold to Adobe) and Duales System Deutschland (leading recycling company in Germany; sold to HIG). He also spent one year with KKR Capstone where he worked on various assignments within ProSiebenSat.1. Before joining KKR, Lucian worked in the M&A department of JP Morgan in London. He holds a Master of Science in Business Administration as well as a PhD (summa cum laude) from the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland(.