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Alexander Rajko


Leads our joint venture of the Private Equity & Principal Investors and Technology, Media & Telecommunications Practices in Europe with a focus on M&A, portfolio strategy, and value-creation topics

Alexander is a partner with McKinsey’s Private Equity & Principal Investors Practice who focuses on M&A transactions, strategy and corporate finance, and value-creation programs.

He works with investors in the technology ecosystem, including venture capital, growth equity, and private-equity funds, as well as family offices. In particular, Alexander specializes in software companies, IoT, and other emerging technologies. He has a substantial M&A track record with due diligence, vendor due diligence, and IPO projects. He also carries out value creation and revenue acceleration projects across the value chain, which includes 100-day plans, pricing strategy, go-to-market strategy, commercial excellence, and technology implementation work for his clients.


Where could $374 billion in dry powder go? Six themes to watch,” McKinsey & Company, July 2023

Growing opportunities in the Internet of Things,” McKinsey & Company, July 2019


University of Cologne
PhD, economics

LMU München
PhD, philosophy

University of Muenster
MA, philosophy, psychology
MS, information systems
BS, information systems