Connect to Oliver Frey
- Office: Munich
Oliver has been affiliated and invested with Egeria since 2014 where he was a board member of Egeria‘s first German portfolio company JET. He supported the buy-and-build strategy and the successful exit to Danish industrial buyer VELUX in 2019. Today he acts as a senior industrial advisor to Egeria with a special focus on German investments where he contributes his hands-on operational experience. Oliver is a board member of the German portfolio companies KLAFS, WENTUS and the Chairman of the board of ISOPLUS.
He started his career at MeesPierson in Amsterdam and Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt. Oliver spent more than 15 years working as a partner in the private equity sector at CINVEN in London, ALLIANZ Capital Partners in Munich and AEA Investors NY. In this context, he served on the board of directors (and as Chairman) of DEMATIC Logistics, Klöckner Pentaplast, Sdu/juris Publishing and Euromedia. For the last 10 years he was the majority shareholder and CEO of his family business, an industrial manufacturer of premium bakery ovens, which was recently sold to a bigger strategic buyer. Oliver holds a Master‘s degree in business/finance from Stuttgart University, an MBA in general management from the Rotterdam School of Management and participated in the AMP at INSEAD, Paris.
During his free time, he enjoys skiing, mountaineering and fly fishing.
Oliver Frey is an independent advisor to Egeria in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.