Ralf Gruss

Country:United KingdomOffice:LondonJoined Apax:

2000

Ralf Gruss 

Experience and qualifications

Ralf Gruss is Chief Operating Officer and a former member of the Services team, where his deal experience included Kabel Deutschland, LR Health and Beauty Systems and IFCO Systems. Ralf leads the investment advisory activities for AGA, Apax’s listed fund, and is a member of the AGA Investment Committee. He joined the Firm in 2000 and is currently based in London and Munich, and has also worked for Apax in Hong Kong.

Prior to joining Apax, Ralf was a consultant with Arthur D. Little International Inc., where he specialised in advising clients in the Financial Services sector.

Ralf studied at the University of Massachusetts and the London School of Economics. He also holds a diploma in Industrial Engineering and Business Administration from the Technical University in Karlsruhe.

Investments

Investments include:

IFCO Systems

A worldwide logistics service provider

Kabel Deutschland GmbH

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

LR Health and Beauty Systems GmbH

Direct sales of cosmetics and nutrition products

Current directorships

LR Health and Beauty Systems GmbH

Direct sales of cosmetics and nutrition products

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