Patrick Beitel is a Partner and Managing Director at the Frankfurt Office.
Patrick focuses on growth equity investments in fast growing B2B technology businesses in the areas of Financial Services (Banking, Insurance, Capital Market Infrastructure), Logistcs (incl. Supply Chain) and HR Tech.
His investment and board experience at Yttrium include orderbird, Starmind, Cosaic, Seven Senders, Zencargo, Pricehubble and Heyjobs. Patrick’s areas of expertise include: Big data/data analytics, AI, market data and information, capital markets infrastructure (including trading, clearing, custody and settlement), payments, trade finance, lending, regulation, compliance and risk management, CFO/finance, corporate and wholesale banking, retail banking, insurance, logistics, and supply chain management.
Prior to founding Yttrium Patrick was a Partner at McKinsey & Company, Inc. based in Frankfurt where he co-led McKinsey’s German Corporate Finance Practice with a focus on M&A across sectors, commercial and strategic Private Equity due diligences as well as CFO and Finance Transformations. He also co-led McKinsey’s Global Capital Markets Infrastructure Practice and was part of the leadership team of the Financial Institutions Group (FIG). Patrick holds an MSc from University of Karlsruhe in Business Administration and Engineering and a PhD in Banking and Finance from University of Witten/Herdecke.
Outside of work, Patrick enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids and enjoys mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, golfing, hiking and architecture.