Our diversified investment and asset management team has many years of industrial experience in the energy sector with a focus on renewable energy and maintains an extensive network with our industry partners. The Goodyields Capital team covers the entire spectrum of transaction and asset management, portfolio and risk management, financing as well as the entire life cycle of the assets we invest in.

Ralph P. Seraphim

Managing Partner

Ralph is Founder and Managing Partner of Goodyields Capital. Ralph has more than 20 years of consulting and energy experience. Prior to founding Goodyields Capital, Ralph was a Senior Partner with Accenture, where he was responsible for energy & resources and other industry verticals in Europe. Ralph was Partner of General Capital Group where he built up the private market investment division with a focus on energy infrastructure and cleantech investments. His extensive sector experience includes renewable energy infrastructure, energy efficiency and electric mobility. Ralph holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich.

Dr. Christoph Bulfon

Dr. Christoph Bulfon is a Co-Founder and Senior Partner of Goodyields Capital. He holds several senior executive roles as an entrepreneur and has extensive experience as a serial founder and private equity investor. Among others, Christoph is a founding partner of General Capital Group, active in advising international institutionals on large cap investments in Germany, and founded MS Industrie as well as GSM Industries. He has financed several technology and internet security start-up companies. Prior to his entrepreneurial roles Christoph was with audit firm GRT Robol & Co (Peat Marwick). Christoph holds a Ph.D. in Law from the University of Salzburg and an MBA from the University of Vienna.

Martin Kinne

Martin is Partner of Goodyields Capital. He has 30 years of leadership experience in the ICT and energy industry. He is responsible for Origination and Fundraising. Prior to Goodyields Capital, Martin was CEO of Uniscon GmbH, board member of SMA Solar AG, Managing Director of Unify (former Siemens Enterprise Communications) and Hewlett-Packard. Beside several advisory board memberships, he was BITKOM Spokesperson for Bavaria. Prior to this he held several management positions within Siemens AG. Martin holds a law degree and an M.S. in Management from Stanford University Graduate School of Business where he was a Sloan Fellow.


Christian Auer

Christian is Partner and Head of Investments of Goodyields Capital. He has more than 15 years of management and technology consulting as well as sales and operations experience, including post-merger integration, asset valuation and infrastructure operations. He is responsible for Asset Management as well as Investor Relations, Finance, IT and HR. Prior to joining Goodyields Capital, Christian held several senior roles with Accenture and Ericsson including sustainability lead for Communication and HighTech and Head of Business Transformation in Western and Central Europe. Christian holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science and Psychology from Technische Universität München (TUM) and an executive MBA from Duke University and Goethe Business School in Frankfurt