Head of European Investments, HQ Capital
Britta Lindhorst is Managing Director and Head of European Private Equity at HQ Capital Private Equity based in Frankfurt. The HQ Capital Group has more than US$ 11 billion in assets under management in private equity and real estate. Ms. Lindhorst is responsible for the strategic development and implementation of the firm’s European strategy for its co-mingled funds and large European institutional managed accounts. Moreover, she is responsible for the firm’s Private Equity ESG strategy. Prior to joining HQ Capital in 2012, Ms. Lindhorst was Managing Director at Generali Private Equity, Europe’s third largest insurance group managing more than €300 billion, with responsibility for investing and managing the company’s €1.5 billion global private equity portfolio. Prior to joining Generali in 1998, Ms. Lindhorst worked as a sell-side analyst and later as deputy Managing Director in the Equity Research department of the German private bank, Sal. Oppenheim. Ms. Lindhorst has 29 years of investment experience in public and private markets and holds a Masters Degree in economics (focused in banking and tax law) from Cologne University.