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Caroline Schimmelbusch

Principal at GI Partners


Caroline Schimmelbusch is a Principal at GI Partners, a leading private investment firm that has raised over $16 billion in capital through private equity and real estate strategies focused on North America. GI Partners’ Private Equity team invests in mid-market companies with downside protection and untapped growth potential in IT infrastructure, software, healthcare and services. From 2001 to 2012, GI Partners had a separate team which invested in European assets. Ms. Schimmelbusch is responsible for the firm’s investor relations, marketing and communications initiatives. She was involved in the fundraises for GI Partners Fund IV ($2 billion) in 2014 and GI Partners Fund V ($2.8 billion) in 2017, which raised capital from North America, Europe and Asia. Prior to joining GI Partners in 2012, Ms. Schimmelbusch was with Jefferies & Company in New York where she focused on equity financings, including IPOs, follow-on transactions, and private placements.