Mr. Petermann has over 20 years of private equity, investment banking and strategy consulting experience. Prior to joining Accretive, Helge was responsible for originating, evaluating, structuring, negotiating and marketing direct and alternative investment fund private placements in the Private Capital Group of Cantor Fitzgerald. Previously, Helge was at Capital Dynamics, an independent private equity manager overseeing over $20 billion of private equity capital. He joined the firm when it opened its New York office in 2003 and was active in all aspects of its U.S. business including investment management and business development. Before joining Capital Dynamics, Helge worked in investment banking at Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch and Rothschild, where he was a Director in equity capital markets, heading origination for the telecom, satellite and cable sectors in North America. Mr. Petermann earned his MBA from the Columbia Business School (Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society, Dean's List) and holds a diploma in Business Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (with Merit).