Cecile Kilgus
Head of bestin.capital Germany

"Want to scale your business model?
With the right content and
sales power, you can achieve
your market breakthrough!"

Tim Becker
Managing Partner

"There are numerous innovative
ways to raise capital.
We will show you alternatives in the short term."

Karin Pühringer
Head of bestin.capital Vienna

"In difficult phases, time is a
crucial factor. With our
entrepreneurial experience, we are a
reliable partner in challenging

Axel Maucher

"We think the future is green. For us,
ESG is not just a slogan. We support
companies on their way to
sustainable orientation and help
green companies to expand."



bestin.capital offers companies international corporate finance & business development support. In doing so, we deal with current challenges that move companies.

With a dynamic team and our hands-on mentality, we innovatively solve the problems of a wide range of industries. As a business enabler, our declared goal is to increase the value of the company!

How do we do that?

  • Entrepreneurial know-how through own investment business
  • Refocusing B2B sales management and opening up new sales channels to avoid cost-cutting
  • Access to mezzanine capital and structured financing apart from bank financing
  • Many years of experience in the capital market with excellent track record
  • Value enhancement of business models
  • Restructuring measures in distressed situations through complex debt finance advice

With our financing concepts we create time to implement value enhancement and rethink business models!

Our focus is on fast-growing companies, companies in special situations and green business ventures.


growth & scale up

We scale business models by implementing targeted multipliers, creating rapidly increasing revenues.

In addition to the operational DOING, we also contribute as a sparring partner with regard to content.

Especially in digital ventures, we are a strong partner with our financial background and our sales & service orientation.

Direct Lending

Acquisition financing



-Own investments

-Qualified B2B lead generation

-Strategic partnerships with our sales multipliers

-Multichannel distribution concepts

-Leverage through decentralized sales & service team

distressed & special situations

Special situations require the full attention of shareholders and management. We have operational restructuring experience and solutions for challenges with time pressure and capital requirements.

-Private Debt / Mezzanine Funds

-Turnaround Equity Investors

-Bridge Financing

-Own investments

-Public funding programs

-Interim Professionals for individual areas of expertise

-Show new suppliers

-Energy Cost Management

-Development of new markets and customer groups

- Further development and content enhancement of the business model

going green

The energy transition has arrived in everyday life and every entrepreneur must face up to this responsibility. We show innovative ways of financing and develop target-oriented measures for a step towards sustainability by means of an ESG scoring.

bestin.capital works with project developers, portfolio companies and technology pioneers in the fields of renewable energies such as photovoltaics, bio & wood gas, hydrogen and storage solutions, among others.

-Software-based ESG Reporting

-Technology partner for the construction of the renewable project

-Industry specialists to optimize your energy consumption

-Flexible capital for financing new investments and capital-intensive orders

-Senior and junior tranches for project development

-Revolving interim financing to build portfolios.

-Long-term portfolio financing



Managing Partner

Studies of Business Administration in Trier - Degree Dipl. Kfm.MBA Clark University USA

  • Head of Frankfurt Sales CSFB London
  • Head of Germany, Bear Stearns London
  • Board of Directors GWI AG Bonn.

Own investment portfolio since 1997. Financial specialist with many years of operational experience as a responsible shareholder in special situations.


Head of bestin.capital Deutschland

Studies of business administration in Ingolstadt and Konstanz - focus on international management

  • Work experience in ltd. Function in well-known company in the leisure and tourism industry

Corporate finance, M&A and financing specialist with many years of operational experience


Managing Partner

Studied law and economics in Salzburg - specializing in financial markets and financial services.

Expert in the areas of business law, contract law and compliance.


Head of IT

Studies in Information Technology & Systems Management - Specialization in Intelligent Energy Systems and Energy Economics


Head of bestin.capital Wien

Studies of Business Administration in Vienna and Graz - focus on Marketing & Sales and Executive Management

  • Working in the financial industry since 2010, corporate banking with specialization in asset based finance
  • Many years of practice in corporate finance advisory and M&A


Head of Key Account Management

Master in Business Administration with focus on Financial Risk Management

Bachelor's degree in business administration with a focus on sales management.

Experience in corporate finance, ESG & multi-channel sales.



Saving banks business studies

  • Bank board member for many years
  • Managing director of an investment company
  • Managing partner of a multi-family office


Associate Partner

Studied engineering as Dr.-Ing. at the RWTH Aachen and at MIT in Cambridge/USA

  • Interim manager and consultant for medium-sized companies
  • CEO, COO or CRO in turnarounds, restructurings, strategic realignments and sales offensives


Senior Advisor

Studied business administration in Bayreuth - graduated as Dipl.-Kfm.

  • Professional experience at PwC with focus on modeling and optimization of financial processes
  • CFO in a wide range of medium-sized industrial and trading companies with holistic management and responsibility for corporate finance



Studies of economics and business administration in Berlin and Vienna - graduation Dipl. oec.

  • Risk Manager at Dun&Bradstreet
  • Creditreform, Corporate Rating Analyst
  • Strategy, M&A, financing and risk management specialist with many years of operational experience
  • Owns its own investment portfolio since 2011

Katharina Soto-Linck

Campaign Manager

Ongoing bachelor studies in business management at the FH der WKW in Vienna - with a focus on strategic management and digital innovation.

Marios Bouras

Strategic Account EMEA

Degree in business administration and MBA with focus on energy management.

  • Many years of experience in the financial services and telecommunications industries.
  • Professional experience in business relationship management, business development and operations management.

Dmitry Amelin

Partner – Illiquid Credit & Special Situations

Obtained master's degree in economics at the University of Latvia

  • Many years of expertise in corporate restructuring and reorganization as well as NPL management
  • Berufserfahrung im Corporate Finance & Credit Risk Management

Costas Spyrides

Head of Strategic Account EMEA

Studied engineering (BEng & MSc) in UK with focus on renewable energy technologies. Prior to that he obtained the CFA charter (Chartered Financial Analyst).

  • Experienced corporate finance expert, advisor in transactions, project finance and restructuring/insolvency.
  • Particularly in the areas of energy, infrastructure and financial services for private equity and large corporations on an international level.

Yuhan Lin

Key Account Manager

Master's degree in International Management from the Vienna University of Economics and a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of San Diego in the USA.

  • Many years of professional experience in Business Relationship Management and Customer Success
  • High level of expertise in corporate finance and M&A

Randolph Jerrald Legaspi

Sales Manager

Studied Commerce with a major in Management Information Systems

  • Many years of experience in the Business Process Outsourcing industry.
  • Professional experience in sales management, business development and operational management.

Arne Jacobs

Partner Munich

Completed studies TU Darmstadt & ESCP in Paris, Oxford and Berlin.

  • Many years of expertise in financing and restructuring
  • Professional experience in international banks and funds

Christoph Strasser


Studied economics in Linz, with a focus on corporate finance, organization and strategic management

  • Advising corporate groups and medium-sized companies in the areas of finance, sales and restructuring
  • Interim manager and consultant for medium-sized companies
  • CEO, CFO and CRO in restructurings, strategic realignments and sales build-up and expansion


As Corporate Finance & Development platform, bestin.capital offers a diversified range of services for companies, from which you can profit as a partner. With our partner program, we are targeting dynamic and well-connected entrepreneurs who want to use bestin.capital as an enabler for innovative value-adding solutions.

What we offer:

  • We share our full compensation with the sourcing partner
  • You have the opportunity to leverage your network and create synergies
  • Work from home, remote or in one of our offices
  • A state-of-the-art CRM and IT structure with efficient processes
  • A highly competent team of structuring and financing experts
  • Regular webinars, physical meetings and events for top partners