Date: June 11, 2018
Mr. Witt reviews investment opportunities, conducting analysis and due diligence for prospective investments. He is primarily focused on the sourcing, due diligence, and negotiations of secondary transactions. Mr. Witt’s perspective is shaped by his background sourcing and executing secondary transactions and co-investments in the U.S. and Europe. Prior to joining Abbott in 2018, Mr. Witt was a Director at Zurich Alternative Asset Management (“ZAAM”), the in-house unit managing the alternative investments of Zurich Insurance Group. At ZAAM, Mr. Witt was part of the global private equity team responsible for primary fund investments, co-investments, and secondary investments. Prior to that, Mr. Witt worked at the economic consulting unit of Oliver Wyman (NERA) in the Frankfurt and New York offices. Mr. Witt received his M.A. from the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland). He also studied at HEC Business School (France) and received his M.S. from the CEMS program. Mr. Witt is a CFA charterholder.
Zurich Alternative Asset Management, LLC, Director
NERA Economic Consulting (Oliver Wyman), Consultant
Education and Accreditations:
University of St. Gallen, M.A. in Finance (Swiss lic. oec.)
CEMS, M.S. in International Management