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Michael Phillips

Managing Partner at Castik Capital


Michael Phillips is Managing Partner of Castik Capital Sarl, a Luxembourg based private equity firm specializing on buyouts of European headquartered companies. The first Castik Fund successfully closed at €1bn in size and will invest in 5-6 high growth companies. Castik Funds have the unique ability to hold investments for 10 years and are focused maximizing value creation. Prior to founding Castik, Michael spent 22 years as a senior Equity Partner at Apax Partners, overseeing their growth to a leading global Private Equity firm. Previously, Michael spent three years at OTTO Holding Ltd. in Cologne, as the General Manager of an operations subsidiary and four years at Ciba-Geigy Canada, as an Engineer in their Additives Division.