Siegfried Eggert – Special Situations & Market Perspective
Siegfried Eggert joined GeoInvesting’s analyst team in the summer of 2016 as a Senior Equity Analyst. Siegfried is charged with generating and analyzing long/short special situation investment ideas, including spin-offs, tender offers, M&A, and bankruptcy proceedings. Siegfried has over five years of practical experience investing in small- and micro-cap companies and managing portfolios, and is a long time member of the Microcap Club.
Siegfried was born and raised in Germany, and studied International Business in the Netherlands, Hanze University of Groningen, where he received his Bachelor of Arts with Honors, majoring in Finance and Accounting. Siegfried also spent seven months studying in Beijing at Beijing Technology and Business University, after which he received a minor in Asian Business.
After receiving his B.A. with Honors distinction, Siegfried accepted a merit scholarship from Simon Business School, University of Rochester, for the Masters of Science in Finance program. At Simon, Siegfried functioned as a Senior Analyst for the Simon School Venture Capital Fund, leading a team of five analysts in finding and analyzing venture capital investment ideas.
Siegfried also has experience in investment banking, working for six months on the Equity Trading Floor at Erste Bank Group in Vienna, Austria, where he analyzed IPO documents, managed the hedging and lending business, and was in charge of yield enhancement strategies.
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