Dr. Hansjörg Schnabel serves as a Managing Director, since 2005 and Partner at HQ Equita. Dr. Schnabel joined the firm in September 2003 and previously was a Senior Partner. He has been active in the private equity sector since 1992. During this time, Dr. Schnabel has accompanied numerous investment transactions, particularly management buy-outs in the German midcap sector. Prior to this, he worked at Bridgepoint Capital since early 1999 and completed mid-market management buyouts in the automotive, staffing, and information technology services sector. Dr. Schnabel was a Director at Legal & General Ventures Ltd.