Philipp von Bismarck joins DTCP as Managing Partner
Hamburg, January 20th, 2023 – Digital Transformation Capital Partners (“DTCP“) is pleased to announce the appointment of Philipp von Bismarck as new Managing Partner of the firm.
Philipp joined DTCP as Managing Partner for its Digital Infrastructure Vehicle II (“DIV II”) on January 1st,2023. He brings more than 20 years of experience as a transactions lawyer and has been deeply involved in digital infrastructure transactions for more than a decade.
He joins the firm from M&A-focused boutique law firm Wendelstein, where he was a Founding Partner since the firm’s inception in 2011. Previously, he held positions at Hengeler Mueller and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York. He currently serves as non-executive Chairman of the Supervisory Board of United Internet AG, a publicly listed telecommunications and internet service provider group of companies in Germany.
Founder and CEO Vicente Vento says: “Philipp has been a trusted advisor to DTCP since our foundation and has contributed significantly to structuring, negotiating and executing all our digital infrastructure investments. He is an expert in the legal framework of digital infrastructure – where a significant part of the value is created – and brings tremendous deal execution experience and a very strong network in European telecoms. We are delighted to welcome him to our growing DTCP platform as an addition to our senior leadership team.”
"I am honored to be joining DTCP as Managing Partner," said Philipp von Bismarck, who has been working closely with the team on their infrastructure investments for more than seven years. "I have always been impressed by the team's industry expertise and its relentless commitment to delivering real value for their portfolio companies and investors, and I am excited to fully focus on contributing to that mission going forward."
Philipp von Bismarck will lead DTCP’s DIV II as Managing Partner alongside Vicente Vento. The fund invests in European digital infrastructure in the areas of mobile towers, fiber networks and data centers. DIV II focuses on equity investments with long-term value creation potential, strong downside protection characteristics, and best-in-class ESG credentials.
DTCP is an independent investment management firm with 2.2 billion euros in assets under management and over 50professionals. DTCP Infra specializes in investments in European digital infrastructure – mobile towers, fiber networks and data centers. The firm’s infrastructure investments include Swiss Towers, Community Fibre Limited, Cellnex Netherlands, Open Dutch Fiber, e-fiber, and maincubes.
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