Inside CoBe Capital

Team

Neal Cohen
Founder and Managing Director
Neal Cohen founded CoBe Capital in 1994 and has completed numerous acquisitions as a principal, encompassing a wide range of industries and geographical markets. He is involved in all aspects of the firm’s activities and his experience as an operator coupled with broad international transaction experience ensure an expedited decision...

Darren McKenzie Chaffee
Managing Director, Global Mergers and Acquisitions
Darren Chaffee, Managing Director of Global Mergers and Acquisitions at CoBe Capital, oversees the evaluation and execution of transactions, including valuation, due diligence and contract negotiation.  He oversees all transactions on a global basis and leads all North American transactions directly.  Prior to joining CoBe Capital, Mr. Chaffee was a Principal with...

Samuel Zurkinden
Managing Director
Samuel Zurkinden joined CoBe Capital in autumn 2012 as an Associate in the New York office. Currently based in Switzerland, he is responsible for financial analysis and due diligence on new acquisition opportunities. In addition, he works with CoBe Capital’s M&A and Operations executives on the development and implementation of...

Michael Schuh
General Counsel - Europe
As general counsel Michael Schuh provides legal support to CoBe Capital’s European activities. In this position, he serves as company secretary and provides transactional advise in the form of legal due diligence and contract negotiations. A lawyer by training Michael has been active in private practice in the US and...

Antonio Valentini
Senior Vice President, Europe
Antonio Valentini supports CoBe Capital's European activities from both an M&A and operations angle. He focuses on the evaluation of investment opportunities across Europe and he assists in the management and operations of CoBe Capital's European operating companies, providing strategic, operational and analytical insights. Prior to joining CoBe Capital, Mr. Valentini...

Patrik Arnold
Senior Associate
Patrik Arnold joined CoBe Capital in autumn 2019 as an Analyst. Based in Switzerland, Mr. Arnold predominantly conducts financial analysis and due diligence work on emerging acquisition opportunities for the M&A team and supports the implementation of transition and integration plans for existing portfolio companies. Before joining CoBe Capital, Mr. Arnold...

Matthew Land
Associate
Matthew Land joined CoBe Capital in May 2022 as an Associate. He works closely with both the Global Business Development and M&A teams.
Mr. Land began his career in the Valuation Services group at Alvarez and Marsal primary valuing private equity investments. He subsequently transitioned to...

Liam Nelson
Liam Nelson
Associate
Liam Nelson joined CoBe Capital in September 2022 as an Associate. He works closely with both the Global Business Development and M&A teams. Mr. Nelson prior joining CoBe Capital, he spent the first three years of his career in Point72’s fundamental research group. While there, he uncovered and disseminated high quality, differentiated, actionable research...

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