Joern Nikolay has served as head of GA’s Munich office since 2012. He joined General Atlantic in its London office in 2008. He led the investment in Flixbus and in KäuferPortal, co-led the investment in Axel Springer Digital Classifieds and helped to lead investments in IHS Markit and Citco. He also supported General Atlantic's investment in Saxo Bank. Joern serves on the board of directors for FlixMobility, KäuferPortal and Hemnet. He was previously, on the board of Axel Springer Digital Classifieds and an observer on the board of Klarna.
Prior to joining General Atlantic, Mr. Nikolay worked for TA Associates in London, helping to lead investments in Jupiter Asset Management and eDreams. Before TA Associates, Mr. Nikolay was a Case Team Leader with Bain & Company in Düsseldorf and an Analyst with Morgan Stanley in Frankfurt.
Joern Nikolay is a graduate of WHU - Otto-Beisheim Graduate School of Management, and also studied at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Sciences Po, in Paris. He serves as a mentor of "Deutschlandstiftung Integration", a foundation supporting young students with immigration backgrounds in Germany and as a mentor of “Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft”.