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Heiko Bensch

Senior Portfolio Manager, Alternative Investments at Talanx Asset Management


Since February 2008 Heiko Bensch has been holding the position as Senior Portfolio Managerat Talanx Asset Management GmbH, Cologne - the asset manager of German insurance GroupTalanx AG. He is responsible for managing and expanding the Private Equity portfolio. Previous to thishe operated as an independent consultant for international investors within M&A transactions with anemphasis on commercial due diligence.Until 2004 he worked as Senior Investment Manager at a subsidiary of former Bankgesellschaft Berlin,responsible for a portfolio of direct investments in small- to medium-sized companies.Previous to his positions in the Private Equity industry Heiko worked eight years for the government ofthe German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. His latest responsibility there was Head of MediaInnovation Support in the State Chancellery.