Our Partners

Our partners are industry professionals with many years of relevant hands-on experiences in varies jobs and functions. After being trained as accountants, they have worked in several sectors of the travel industry, investment banking and commercial trade, allowing inside and expertise for strategy, M&A, financial, commercial and operational consultancy.



Hausmann

Sascha Hausmann

Sascha Hausmann

Sascha is a partner of the fund.

 

Sascha started his career in tax consulting & accounting focused on audits, consulting on corporate tax, company structure, reporting and the implementation of finance systems.

 

From1999 to 2005 he worked at WorldRes, one of the first online hotel reservation systems in the industry, where he was promoted to Global CEO having been Director Finance Europe.

 

In 2005, Sascha, together with two partners, incorporated StellantPartners, a consultancy firm specialized in Mergers & Acquisitions, operational & strategic advice as well as fund management where he is still a partner today.

 

Since 2006 he has been an active Venture Capital Investor through HOWZAT Partners based in London and Luxembourg and StellantVentures, StellantPartners investment arm. He has been advising HOWZAT Partners since 2006 and became a partner in 2013.  In the last 10 years the two funds have invested into nearly 40 companies globally across several industries.

 

Between 2007 and 2012, as part of the consultancy practise, Sascha took on the roll of CEO of eRevMax (operating under the RateTiger brand) to establish a global presence, build a sales and marketing team and generate a medium to long term business strategy for the business.

 

Since 2013 he has been the CEO of Busy Rooms, a Malta based central reservation system for the hotel industry where he drives the expansion and product strategy.

 

Sascha is a well-recognised figure in several industries, speaking at many events and being a senior advisor, board member and investor to various companies in the online marketplace.

 

In his spare time, Sascha is a passionate general aviation pilot, has a boat license and enjoys swimming.



Hahn

Lars Hahn

Lars Hahn

Lars Hahn has a specialization in online distribution systems in Europe and the US. Prior to joining StellantPartners, Lars was the WorldRes (and subsequently WebRes) Financial Controller, taking responsibility for the financial operations of WorldRes, as well as managing the contractual and support relationships with online partners and hotels.

Having worked with a mid-sized consulting company, Lars has extensive experience in financial and management accounting for both European and US corporations. Developing and maintaining relationships with senior management, auditors and shareholders was another of his key responsibilities.

 

eRevMax approached Stellant in 2007 to provide financial management services.  Lars has been the de facto CFO of the business, implementing new rigorous financial and management procedures, dealing with hedging and leverage and enhancing the financial team.  He passed these responsibilities over to an internal CFO in early 2012. 

 

In his spare time, Lars is a passionate soccer player , likes gardening and of course barbeques. Over the weekends he acts as Jack Sparrow of the Rhine River.