Vicente Vento

Co-Founder & CEO

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Vicente is the co-founder and CEO of DTCP.

He has been an investor, adviser and senior executive in telecommunications, media, and technology (TMT) for over 17 years. With a strong track record and network, Vicente is behind the investment strategies of DTCP. He has deployed over $1.7 billion in invested capital and executed over $100 billion in announced M&A transactions during his career.

Vicente chairs the investment committees of DTCP Growth and DTCP Infra. He currently serves as a board member at Cellwize and Community Fibre, as well as a board observer at Keepler and Smarkets. Previously, he held board positions at Scout 24 (G24.DE), Ströer Media AG (SAX.DE), Cellnex Switzerland, Strato AG, and Nexmo. Vicente advised Deutsche Telekom on the sell-down of its Scout24 shareholding, the sale of T-Online to Ströer, and the sale Strato to United Internet.

Prior to founding DTCP, Vicente was the Head of Mergers & Acquisitions and a Senior Vice President at Deutsche Telekom between 2010 and 2015. During this time, he executed – amongst other transactions – the merger of MetroPCS with T-Mobile US, the lease-leaseback of over 7,000 telecommunication towers to Crown Castle, the sale of EE to British Telecom, and the acquisition of GTS Central Europe.

Before his tenure at Deutsche Telekom, he held various advisory and asset management positions at Morgan Stanley, Blackstone, and Royal Capital Management.

Born in France to Spanish parents, and educated in a German school, Vicente is a true European whose children grow up with four languages. He is a keen skier and tennis player.

Vicente holds a degree in business administration and MBA from ESADE Business School (Lic&MBA).