Since its incorporation in 2006, Elephant Equity has tied up and co-invested with institutional investors like Sal. Oppenheim BankRaiffeisen Centro BankKfW Bank or family offices like LIVIA Group and Madaus Capital. Investors Elephant Equity currently has tied-up, are currently managing assets above 1.5 billion EUR.

Elephant Equity is present through its subsidiaries in Germany, Austria, USA, China and India and has employees and maintains a network of associated partners in all promising markets.

Investment board



Dr. Weber has extensive experience in the commercialization of new business and ventures where he has acted as CEO or Board Member. Before founding Elephant Equity in 2006, Dr. Weber worked as Analyst for a leading financial advisory firm consulting on corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions. Dr. Weber holds a magna cum laude doctoral degree in Economics from the Centre of Corporate Governance and Finance at the University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany and a degree in business administration from the Catholic University in Eichstätt, Germany, Grand Ecole de Haute Etudes (EDHEC), France and Universidad de Belgrano in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Dr zu Sayn-Wittgenstein has an entrepreneurial background in corporate finance and commodities and was acting operationally as COO and CFO in Elephant Equity´s group companies. Prior to joining Elephant Equity in 2009 he was consultant advising on mergers & acquisitions. Before he was Director of a company active in the timber industry. Dr. zu Sayn-Wittgenstein holds a doctoral degree in Economics from the Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany and an upper second honours degree in business administration from the Catholic University in Eichstätt, Germany.