The DC Placement Advisors Team

We are committed to delivering exceptional value when serving our clients. Our diverse team of professionals leverages their deep experience and comprehensive understanding of the alternative markets to provide unique insights to our clients. All of our professionals hold advanced degrees and professional certifications.

 

Nina Dohr-Pawlowitz

CEO & Head of Fund Placement

Nina Dohr-Pawlowitz

Nina is the CEO and heads the fund placement team. She has extensive experience of fundraising, having spent over seven years in the industry working on a variety of funds ranging from private equity single funds, fund of funds, infrastructure, real estate to real assets where she has developed some of the most cutting-edge pan-European marketing campaigns for her clients.

 

In addition to fund placement and strategic marketing advice, Nina has a fifteen year experience in business development, product development, marketing & sales in the media and business consulting industries where she held a variety of leadership positions working for Siemens and the Canadian Thompson publishing group.

 

Nina is a best-selling marketing and sales related author and editor of reference books. She has written, among others, the first online community instructions book in the German-speaking market. Nina is a supporting member of BAI, the German Association of the Alternative Investment industry.



Nina Dohr-Pawlowitz

Contact data: Nina Dohr-Pawlowitz

Tel.: +49 89 90 77 46 99 -10

email: ndohrpawlowitz@dcpla.com 

Nina speaks German and English.

Hans-Peter Dohr

Managing Director & Head of Advisory

Hans-Peter Dohr

Hans-Peter is Managing Director and has more than twenty-five years of experience in the financial services industry and heads the advisory practice of DCPLA. He is responsible for fund selection and screening as well as assisting clients with documentation and investor due diligence during the fund placement process. Prior to co-founding DCPLA in 2008, Hans-Peter spent much of his time advising clients on mergers & acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings and leveraged investments as managing partner of Dohr Capital, a regional corporate finance advisory firm. He also has extensive experience in advisory regarding infrastructure projects as well as public and private financings.

 

Prior to founding Dohr Capital in 2000, Hans-Peter was a Partner and Executive Director at the London-based investment bank Fox-Pitt, Kelton, later a subisidiary of Swiss Re, where he was in charge of the corporate finance business in German-speaking countries and Central & Eastern Europe. Before that, he was Director German Corporate Finance at Salomon Brothers in London. In the early 1990's he headed the investment banking groups of Crédit Lyonnais Austria and Chase Manhattan Bank Austria. Hans-Peter started his career at FGG Finanzierungsgarantiegesellschaft, the Austrian state development bank.

 

During 1995 and 1996, Hans-Peter was Secretary in the office of the Austrian Finance Minister. As Secretary, Hans-Peter was advisor to the Minister of Finance on all aspects of privatisations and participations of the Republic of Austria in the industrial, infrastructure (telecom, energy & utilities, airline, airport and railway industries) and banking sectors. In addition he was responsible for the supervision of the insurance and pension fund industry as well as the state program to develop and grow the private equity & venture capital industry. During his career, Hans-Peter served on a number of supervisory boards and board of directors including Österreichische Industrie AG (the Austrian state holding company), Post und Telecom Investment
Company, Bank Austria Technology Ventures and most recently, Airport International and Power International, two stock-listed infrastructure funds.

Contact data: Hans-Peter Dohr

Tel.: +49 89 90 77 46 99 -11

email: hpdohr@dcpla.com

Hans-Peter speaks German and English.

Eva March

Managing Director & Head of Investor Communications

Eva is Managing Director and heads the investor communication services group. In her role at DCPLA she is responsible for building, developing and managing institutional investor relationships in Scandinavia, France and the Benelux countries. Charged with an extensive and broad experience in the software development industry of more than 16 years and a strong (technical) knowledge of cloud computing systems, she also services our clients in tailoring investor relations and market intelligence systems, which support them in all their fundraising activities and deal sourcing, lifecycle management, reporting efforts and beyond.

 

Prior to DCPLA, Eva served as Principal International Marketing and Business Development with zetcom AG in Switzerland, and worked with TRADOS Inc., the market leader for information management solutions for seven years as Director Global Marketing Operations. Early in her career, Eva was a Senior Product Manager for the R&D arm of the leading electronic publishing innovator, the US firm Quark Inc , launching their first client server technology product. 

Contact data: Eva March

Tel.: +49 89 90 77 46 99 -14

email: emarch@dcpla.com

Eva speaks German, English and French.

Klaus Henke

Managing Director

Klaus is Managing Director and joined DCPLA in 2012. He has extensive experience in raising equity and debt finance having spent more than fifteen years in the financial services industry. In addition to capital raising, he has a strong background in corporate finance and capital markets. Klaus works on fund placements and is also active in the origination, due diligence and advisory capacities of new mandates.
 

Prior to joining DCPLA, Klaus was Head of European Advisory with a focus on Financial Institutions Advisory of Heritage Capital in London. Previously, Klaus worked as Director Global Banking – Financial Institutions Group for Dresdner Kleinwort and was Vice President Corporate Finance and later Equity Capital Markets at Fox-Pitt, Kelton.
 

Klaus worked during his career on numerous mergers & acquisitions as well as public and private capital market transactions across the full spectrum of the European financial services industries, including private equity and specialty finance funds. Klaus started his career in the Banking and Capital Markets Division of PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1996.

 

Klaus earned a first class dual degree in European Finance and Accounting in the UK and Germany in 1995, winning the Price Waterhouse Prize for best overall performance.

Contact data: Klaus Henke

Tel.: +49 89 90 77 46 99- 0

email: khenke@dcpla.com

Klaus speaks German and English.

Maya Moors

Director

Maya is a Director of DCPLA and key relationship manager for Swiss investors. She is responsible for building and maintaining strong client relationships in Switzerland.

 

Maya has more than 15 years professional experience in the financial industry. She has a broad background within asset management having worked in various roles for leading banks and asset managers in the Swiss market. As a graduate from University of St. Gallen, she joined Lombard Odier Investment Foundation, an umbrella fund for Swiss pension funds. She then worked for the private banking arm of Bank Leu, joining Julius Bär in 2000, where she worked in fund product development and sales for international markets including Benelux.


Maya then joined MFS, a large US asset manager with $323bn AUM, where she was responsible for building wholesale and institutional relationships in Switzerland. Prior to joining DCPLA, Maya worked for an independent placement agency raising capital for traditional and alternative investment managers in the Swiss market.


Maya is based in Switzerland and holds a lic.oec.HSG from the University of St.Gallen.

Contact data: Maya Moors

Tel.: +41 79 631 00 39 

email: mmoors@dcpla.com

Maya speaks German, Swiss German, English and French.

Metodi Shopnikolov

Associate

Metodi Shopnikolov

Metodi is an Associate at DCPLA and is actively engaged both in the advisory and sales operations. He is responsible for the review, evaluation and selection of alternative fund managers and their funds. In addition, Metodi is responsible for fund placements in the non German-speaking regions of Europe and he is the main contact holder to family offices in all regions.

 

In 2008 Metodi started his career at the corporate finance boutique firm Dohr Capital, supporting the teams corporate finance and advisory operations. Since 2010 Metodi has been working as an analyst for DCPLA focusing on market research, fund placement and advisory. 

 

Metodi earned a BA (Hons) degree in Business Management from the Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland, and a BA degree in International Business Administration from the Munich University of Applied Sciences. In addition, he is currently pursuing the CFA and CAIA charters.

Contact data: Metodi Shopnikolov

Tel.: +49 89 90 77 46 99- 16

email: mshopnikolov@dcpla.com

Metodi speaks German, English and Bulgarian.

Angela Kropp

Relationship Manager

Angela Kropp

Angela has more than fourteen years of experience and joined DC Placement Advisors in 2008 as a sales associate. Angela is responsible for fund placements in Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein and the German-speaking regions of Switzerland and Italy. As the relationship manager for our institutional investors, she is mainly responsible for establishing the relationships. Her relationship with clients is long-lasting and outstanding. Angela really enjoys bringing new investment opportunities to the investors attention and ideally taking it to the next stage. Knowing that investors time is very valuable, her goal is to make their relationship convenient and efficient.

 

Prior to DCPLA she held a number of sales positions in various business sectors.  Angela speaks German and English.

Contact data: Angela Kropp

Tel.: +49 89 90 77 46 99- 0

email: akropp@dcpla.com

Angela speaks German and English.

Hui-Chi Hu

Analyst

Hui-Chi is involved in marketing distribution support at DCPLA, including maintaining and expanding DCPLA’s global investor database. In addition she focuses on research of specific aspects of alternative asset classes, including markets and strategies.  Hui-Chis has two years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining DCPLA, she worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Taiwan as financial analyst in its corporate finance unit and as research assistant for Professor Anne Wu regarding the Accounting Research Journal.

 

Hui-Chi received a Bachelor degree in Accounting from the National Chengchi University in Taipeh (Taiwan) and a MSc degree from the Lancaster University Management School in Lancaster (UK). 

Contact data: Hui-Chi Hu

Tel.: +49 89 90 77 46 99- 0

email: hhu@dcpla.com

Hui-Chi speaks Taiwanese, Chinese and English.

Maziar Karimi

Analyst

Maziar provides analytical support to DCPLA’s advisory unit. He assists with identifying and evaluating alternative investment managers as well as due diligence activities relating to prospective mandates. In addition Maziar is involved in various aspects of the fundraising process of DCPLA, including preparing marketing materials, working on due diligence questionnaires and other fund documentation.

 

Maziar received a B.Sc. Honours in E-Commerce from Multimedia University Cyberjaya (Malaysia) and a M.A. in International Business and Intercultural Management from Heilbronn University (Germany).

Contact data: Maziar Karimi

Tel.: +49 89 90 77 46 99- 0

email: mkarimi@dcpla.com

Maziar speaks Persian and English.