Nico Hansen

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Nico Hansen 

Experience and qualifications

Nico Hansen is a Partner and Chief Investment Officer. He chairs the Approval Committee and is based in London and Munich after having led the US Tech & Telecom team in New York for over three years. Nico originally joined the firm in 2000, in Munich, where he specialised in the Tech & Telecom space. He has both led and participated in a number of key deals including Kabel Deutschland, Sulo, Versatel, Bezeq, Capio, Tnuva, Hub International and Trizetto. He is currently on the boards of Attenti, One Call Care Management and Takko and has served as advisor and board member to a number of Apax portfolio companies including Kabel Deutschland, Versatel, Trizetto and Tnuva.

Prior to joining Apax Partners, Nico was a consultant with McKinsey & Company where he specialised in advising clients in the telecom sector.

Nico holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Bonn and an MA in Economics from the University of Göttingen.


Investments include:

Capio AB

Pan-European private hospital operator

HUB International Limited

Leading North American insurance brokerage

Kabel Deutschland GmbH

Largest European Cable TV network, supplying German households with TV signals

SULO Group

One of Germany's largest waste management companies with €700m in revenues

The Trizetto Corporation

Leading supplier of software and related services to health plans and other healthcare payers

Tnuva Food Industries

Israel's leading dairy and food producer and supplier

Current directorships


Leading provider of reliable, innovative and scalable electronic people-monitoring technologies, providing an alternative to incarceratio...

One Call Care Management

Market-leading US providers of medical cost-containment solutions


Value fashion retailer operating approximately 1,800 branches in 16 European countries

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