Andreas Schulte Portrait Founder and Managing Partner at AS Equity Partners

Andreas Schulte
Founder and Managing Partner

Nationality: Swiss, German
Languages: English, German, French, Spanish

Career Overview

2017– AS Equity Partners – London, Zürich
2014–2017 Marlin Equity Partners London, LA – Operating Partner, President of a group of portfolio companies
2013–2014 AS Equity Partners – London, Zürich
2010–2013 Sutherland Global Services, London, CEO Europe
2005-2010 Hewlett Packard International, London/Zürich, Director BPO EMEA
2000–2005 Perot Systems, London/Zürich, MD Industrial Services, EMEA
1997–2000 ABB Management Consulting, Zürich, VP and Partner
1992/1993 and ‘95/’97 Kienbaum Management Consultants, Düsseldorf, Project Manager
1989–1992 German Bundeswehr, 6 Panzergrenadier Division, 1st. Lieutenant


Education & Qualifications

Since 1999 Masterclasses in Private Equity, Finance, Strat. Management, LBS, London
1994-1995 MBA in Management and Finance, Fordham GBS, New York
1994-1995 Deming Scholar Program in Quality, Fordham GBS, New York
1989-1992 Diploma in International Business Administration, IBS, Germany


Partner in Private Equity in UK, Europe and North America for Technology and tech enabled Business Services. Track record of unlocking portfolio company value  in complex and operationally/financial challenging situations by implementing organic and inorganic growth strategies, operational controls, restructurings, and complex carve-outs.

Andrew Lawson Partner and Head of Operations at AS Equity Partners

Andrew Lawson
Partner and Head of Operations

Nationality: UK, US
Languages: English

Career Overview

2008–2018 Marlin Equity Partners, Vice President Operations, Operating Partner, Los Angeles
1999–2008 Mysys Healthcare Systems;  President, CEO
1985–1999 IECGroup, Co-founder and CEO
1981–1985 ITT Components – Capacitor Group President


Operating Partner and Vice President of Operations at Marlin Equity
Instrumental in building Marlin’s Operations Group and in formalizing internal firm-wide processes. Significant role in creating and documenting operational playbooks and frameworks. Deep expertise in driving value creation post acquisition alongside management teams as an operating partner. Introduced key components of the investment decision process (e.g. deep collaboration of the Operations Group with the Investment team in maximising “Value creation” from pre purchase diligence through exit)

Prior to PE, 29 years in senior leadership roles across a variety of sectors (in particular software and services) in both Europe and the US