"The one who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. Those who walk alone are likely to find themselves in places no one has ever been."

- Albert Einstein

We Are Zwick Partners

Johannes Zwick

Founder & Managing Partner

Johannes Zwick founded Zwick Partners LP as an investment vehicle for his family in 2012 and began his investment career in 2009 when he started managing separate accounts for various family members. Prior to Zwick Partners, Johannes worked in his family’s health care business in Europe on operational and strategic initiatives. He initiated and supervised a merger that increased the size of the company by over 50%.

Today, Johannes is the Vice-Chairman of the board of directors of his family’s business in Europe. He is also a board member of one of the firm’s publicly listed portfolio companies as well as the executive chairman of a portfolio company in the dental space.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from Davidson College in History with a minor in German, as well as an M.B.A. from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business with a concentration in Finance (where he graduated as a Fuqua Scholar; a distinction given to the top 10% of each graduating class).

Brad Batten


Prior to joining Zwick Partners, Brad Batten spent 6 years at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. At BofA Merrill Lynch Brad was responsible for structuring and underwriting credit products for Private Equity leveraged buyouts. In addition to transaction responsibilities, Brad assisted in the management of Bank of America’s credit exposure to these transactions, consisting of an $8.7Bn portfolio of debt.


At BofA Merrill Lynch Brad also held various roles in Risk Management which included distressed portfolio management and portfolio analytics for both internal reporting (Board of Directors) and external reporting (SEC).

He holds a bachelor’s degree from Davidson College in History with a minor in Economics.

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