Thomas P. Limberger

Founder, Partner and CEO

Thomas Limberger, a global industrial and restructuring expert, has a record of strong, decisive executive leadership in multinational, listed organizations ranging from €500 million to €7 billion in revenue. Thomas has a successful M&A and restructuring track record, with a realized M&A deal volume of over €16b.

With repeated success driving superior financial improvements, building shareholder value, and achieving industry-leading market valuation, Thomas has been successful in generating above-average financial returns for the firm’s clients.

In 2011 Thomas has founded the SilverArrow Capital Group, a private investment firm, focusing on industrial growth sectors, real estate and infrastructure projects, supported by a leading global advisory and operations team. In 2014 SilverArrow Capital investments generated an average IRR of 24% with investments mainly in the industrial sector.

Mr Limberger is a UK Financial Conduct Authority approved person no. TPL 01030

Career history:

  • Chairman and CEO: Von Roll Holding AG, Switzerland
  • CEO and Vice Chairman: OC Oerlikon AG, Switzerland
  • CEO, Central Europe and National Executive: General Electric International
  • SVP Business Development, EMEA, Fresenius Medical Care
  • General Manager, France: Fresenius Medical Care

Prior to founding SilverArrow Capital Group in 2012, Thomas served as the Chairman and CEO of Von Roll Holding. He joined the organization in 2007 and, over the next 4 years, revitalized the 200 year-old company by carrying out multiple acquisitions and expanding the footprint in emerging technology sectors.

Previously, from 2005 to 2007, Thomas was the CEO of OC Oerlikon, an industrial conglomerate with 19,349 employees in 38 countries and a revenue base of CHF 5.6b. Here, he led the largest restructuring in Switzerland’s history, transforming losses into record profits in just 2 years. This resulted in EURO STOXX 500 Best Performing Stock recognition for 2 consecutive years, as well as significant press coverage that styled Thomas as part of a new generation of managers.

Thomas joined General Electric International in 2001 and was promoted to CEO of GE Central Europe in 2002. Under his leadership, regional revenues doubled to USD 6.5 billion and the GE’s Global Research Centre in Europe was founded.

Thomas began his career with Fresenius Medical Care, the world’s leading provider of dialysis products and services. He participated in the acquisition that formed the company and, over the next 5 years, drove rapid growth in EMEA markets.

He holds an MBA from Institut Superieur de Gestion and is an alumnus of Harvard Business School. Thomas also completed the GE Executive Leadership Program and graduated from the Herbert Quandt BMW Foundation, achieving the status of “World Young Leader,” the highest level of recognition.

He is a member of the World Economic Forum in Davos and the Clinton Global Initiative and Member of the Executive Board of Project Hope. Additional business experience includes Board positions with:

  • SGS S.A. – Global inspection, verification, testing company with €9b revenues and 70,000 employees
  • Moevenpick AG -Swiss upscale hotel chain with 1.3b revenues, 90+ hotels and restaurants in 26 countries
  • Unaxis AG – Industrial conglomerate in the transportation, systems, infrastructure, energy and electronics industries with CHF 5.6b in revenue and 19.349 employees
  • Deutsche Venture Capital GmbH – German venture capital fund created by Deutsche Bank for technology and life science start-up companies
  • Allgemeine Privatkundenbank AG – Private consumer bank with 120 subsidiaries in Germany, Austria and Switzerland