Rainer Wieser

Rainer Wieser



Biography & Academic Credentials

  • Since 2001 Proventis Partners
  • Venture Capital Fund
  • Dipl. Betriebswirt (FH) Munich University of Applied Sciences

Rainer Wieser is Founding Partner of Proventis, which he initiated 2001 in Munich together with his partner Jan Poerschmann. Since then he advised and closed successfully more than 50 transactions with a cumulated transaction volume of above EUR 150m.

His special expertise lies in M&A and Corporate Finance transactions within the industries energy, natural resources and language service provider; he is an expert in the field of buy side transactions.
Beside his industrial contacts, Rainer has built a profound network to European Private Equity and Venture Capital funds as well as to debt, equity and mezzanine financing partners. He also has a profound knowledge in alternative investments.

Prior to starting Proventis, Rainer was Investment Manager of a bank-owned Venture Capital fund, herein he signed responsible for the selection and supervision of 5 portfolio companies.

Mr. Wieser worked for Deutsche Bahn for 14 years. After this time as a civil servant, he obtained his Abitur (high school diploma) as the best pupil in the second educational path and then, supported by two scholarships, completed his studies with honors, specializing in Accounting/Controlling and Taxes, at the Munich University of Applied Sciences and one semester abroad at UCLA, Los Angeles USA.

Selected Transactions

  • Financing and Recapitalization of Addcon
  • Mezzanine-Financing of AWR by MBG Mittelstaendische Beteiligungsgesellschaft
  • Business Advisory of Hybris
  • MBO Advisory and Financing of Annova