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Stephan Zoechling




02 / 2014 till now    

Deputy General Director for Operations in Transstroy Holding (construction of infrastructure facilities and communication routes, railway construction, tunnel construction, road construction, construction of hydraulic structures and stadiums), as well as

                          Managing Director of RASPERIA Ltd., holding company and owner of a 25% stake in STRABAG SE and the owner of substantial stakes of Basic Elements (= Oleg Deripaska) cement business;


05 / 2013 02 / 2014

Head of Transstroy Holdings and Basic Elements Olympic projects in Sochi (Main Olympic Village and Doubler of Kurortniy Prospect, Sochi)


12 / 2011 05 / 2013

Russian Machines / Basic Element Ltd., Moscow, Director of Business Development / M&A


03 / 2009 10 / 2011

MAGNA International Europe, corporate finance issues / M&A projects, restructuring and search for technological targets, as well as acquisition targets.


                          Coordination of the OPEL-transaction for MAGNA. After the deals signing, I was appointed as the Head of Restructuring of Opels BOD and as the deputy director for finance with the main emphasis on dealer- and sales-financing.


2006 2008     

Partner and Managing Director of a capital-markets broker, Vienna


2001 2005     

Founder and Chairman of the Management Board of the private equity-fund Lead Equities Mittelstandsfinanzierungs AG

         Fundraising and enlargement of private investment fund of Lead Equities AG;


         Acquisition of Palmers, Eisen Wagner, etc.

Investor Relations


         Lead Equities AG within 3 years invested capital in the amount of 49 mln. Euros into small and medium sized enterprises; By the end of 2008, the ROE was 45% p.a. and paid back to the investors.


1999 2001       

VCP Capital Partners, Partner

         Acquisition of corporate financial liabilities


         Fulfillment / accomplishment of M&A liabilities in Austria, as well as in Central and Eastern Europe / South-Eastern Europe.


1997 1999       

Executive Director of the company Constantia Corporate Finance GmbH, Constantia Privatbank AG), Vienna

         Acquisition of corporate financial liabilities


         Fulfillment / accomplishment of M&A liabilities, Direct private investment deals ettlement of big deals in the market of long-term capitals (incl. enlargement of the capital of Investkreditbank AG in 1997 / 1998.


         Restructuring mandate (incl. Engineering Measurement Company)


         Team management, incl. private capital management, group of about 30 people


1995 1997       


HSBC London, International Corporate Finance;


         Acquisition of corporate financial liabilities


         Fulfillment / accomplishment of M&A liabilities


         Head of German-speaking M&A markets (Germany, Switzerland, Austria)


         Consulting on the subject of corporate finance to the companies in Indonesia and Malaysia


         Team management of about 45 people in the sphere of International Corporate Finance, as well as Equity Capital Markets



Executive Director of the company Quality in Travel GmbH


1990 1994     

Global Congress, organisation and management of up to 80 employees



1990 1994      Double Major in Business Management & International Relations in Wien / St. Louis / Missouri

1990                  General Certificate in Education of Theresian Academy, Vienna



German           Native language

English            Fluent written & verbal

French            Good written & verbal

Russian          Taxi & construction Russian



History, tennis, mountain skiing, water ski, fencing (till 2012 President of the Fencing Union in Vienna), jogging