Managing Partner at Apax Partners
A graduate in economics from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland, Max Burger-
Calderon also holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He began his career at
Dresdner Bank in Singapore and later joined The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in Munich.
After leaving BCG, he managed the successful turnaround of a family-owned tobacco
company. In 1986, he co-founded CFP - Corporate Finance Partners AG with Michael
Hinderer in Zurich. CFP became a member of the Apax Partners Group in 1989. At Apax
Partners Private Equity, Burger-Calderon is focusing on business development, particularly in
the areas of leveraged transactions, information technology, MBO and MBIs.
Max Burger-Calderon is Chairman of the EVCA (European Venture Capital Association).
Apax Partners is one of the world's leading private equity investment groups dedicated to high
performance, entrepreneurial businesses. The group advises a number of Investment Pools with
an accumulated total of € 12 billion and pursues a balanced equity portfolio strategy, investing
in companies at all stages of development from start-up to buy-out. The group focuses
primarily on six industry sectors: Telecommunications, Information Technologies, Media,
Healthcare & Biotechnologies, Retail & Consumer Products and Financial Services.
Founded in 1972 in the United States and in Europe, Apax Partners currently has eleven
For further information on Apax Partners, visit www.apax.com.