»Making profitable, scalable, social and green businesses investable for traditional capital markets players is key to tackle the enormous global challenges we face. econnext is company builder, intermediary and investor. «
Dr. Jobst von Hoyningen-Huene
Co-CEO and Co-Founder
Prior to founding econnext, Jobst worked for Deutsche Bank, starting his professional career in 2000. As Managing Director and Head of the Financial Institutions Group Germany he headed a team of ten people. Focus of his team: corporate finance and advisory work for clients in the German home market and Switzerland.
Jobst has executed M&A, Equity Capital Markets (IPOs and follow-ons) as well as debt transactions for clients such as Aareal Bank, ABB, ACP, AEGON, Allianz, AWD, AXA, Bundesanstalt für Finanzmarktstabilisierung (Soffin), Commerzbank, Danske Bank, Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Pfandbriefbank, Deutsche Postbank, easycash, ERGO, EURO Kartensysteme, First Data, Frankfurter Sparkasse, General Electric, Hannover Re, Heidelberger Leben, Helvetia, HRE, Infrassure, Interhyp, Landesbank Berlin, Lloyds Banking Group, MasterCard, MEAG, Munich Re, Old Mutual, ProCredit Holding, Stadt Frankfurt , Swiss Life, Swiss Re, Talanx and W&W.
Further, Jobst during his time at Deutsche Bank served as coordinator of the “German Energiewende” task force. This Corporate Banking & Securities‘ task force prioritized and bundled various business initiatives addressing the challenges related to the focus on renewable energy production and transmission in Germany. Also, he facilitated the Eye Fund I (closing 2010) sponsored by IAPB and Ashoka.
Jobst holds postgraduate degrees from the Universities of Hamburg (doctoral dissertation), Stellenbosch/South Africa (LL.M), London School of Economics (MSc) as well as Dresden (first qualifying law exam). Jobst is married with one child.