Acatus is an innovative Berlin based FinTech company run by capital markets experts.

Acatus acts as service provider to originators and investors alike, aiming to ensure the efficient matching of offer and demand. Founded in September 2016 with the ambition to revitalize and revolutionize the securitization industry in Europe, the company has steadily grown its team of experienced experts in finance, law, IT, and communications.

Dr. Marie Louise Seelig, LL.M. Founder & CEO
  • Serial Entrepreneur (Fintech)
  • 10 years of experience in Financial Services / Tech and International Capital Market Practice (New York, Frankfurt, London & Berlin)
  • German & U.S. qualified lawyer (New York), Dr. iur. (Humboldt University), Master of Law, Science and Technology (Stanford)
Dr. Daniel Wigbers Founder & COO
  • Serial Entrepreneur (Fintech & Digital Health)
  • 3,5 years in Strategic Management Consulting
  • Dipl.-Oek (Witten/Herdecke), PhD (University of Cambridge), Visiting Fellow (Harvard)
Andrzej Śliwa CTO
  • Former CTO at Mediteo (Digital Health Mobile solution)
  • More than 13 years of software engineering experience, incl. test-driven development, domain-driven design, high security environments & scalable infrastructure
Andreas Wolf Investor and Board Member
  • More than 25 years experience in securities operations
  • Former CEO of Clearstream Banking AG & COO of Clearstream Group
  • Former board member - biw Bank für Investments und Wertpapiere AG
  • Partner at transaction factory AG
Tobias Auferoth, CFA Head of Capital Markets
  • 7-year investment banking career, started in Securities division of Goldman Sachs, later UBS
  • Co-founded VC-backed FinTech start-up Savedo, taking the lead on the bank partnerships
Tina Kleingarn Head of Origination
  • More than 15 years investment banking career, started at Goldman Sachs, later Barclays Bank
  • Founding partner at Westend Corporate Finance
  • Member of the Supervisory Board at Wirecard AG
Dr. Florian Herzog Head of Investment Instruments & Data Analytics
  • Former CEO & Co-Founder of swissQuant Group AG (software development & quantitative modelling for risk management)
  • Lecturer at ETH Zurich for stochastic systems
Ksenia Gräfin von Bassewitz Head of Legal
  • German and Russian qualified lawyer
  • More than 5 years of experience in capital markets law and regulatory law
  • Worked in international law firms and financial industry (Allen & Overy, UBS, Hogan Lovells, Gleiss Lutz)
Dr. Carsten Rößner IT Adviser
  • Former CEO of ViTrade AG (Berlin-based online broker)
  • Former member of the board of XCOM AG (IT systems house for e-brokerage, e-banking and e-business solutions)
  • Member of the board at transaction factory AG

As an early-stage startup Acatus can rely on the vast know-how and dependable network of many reputable business angels as well as institutional investors, including Partech Ventures and Berliner Effektengesellschaft.

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Acatus GmbH

Rosenstr. 17

10178 Berlin