Thielcke, who has a background in finance and engineering, joined CoCap
Ltd. in 2001 as Managing Partner. At CoCap, Björn has advised a Benelux-based
Private Equity Group on a complex multinational carve-out project in the
manufacturing industry. In addition, he supported several corporate finance
transactions, including acquisitions and divestitures.
Prior to CoCap, Björn was working as Senior Project Manager at McKinsey & Co. in Zürich. He served large to mid-size clients in the logistics, telecom, IT, packaging and electronics industries throughout Europe. During his time at McKinsey, Björn gained extensive experience in strategic planning, operational management, turnaround management, split-ups, mergers & acquisitions and post-merger management. Prior to McKinsey, Björn worked as a Sales Manager for ABB in Germany, where he had begun his professional career in 1993.
Björn holds a Masters in Electrical Engineering from the ETH in Zürich and a Master of Business Administration with a focus on corporate finance and entrepreneurship from Insead, Fontainebleau.