Right after fulfilling his military duties at the Intelligence Service in Austria, Markus Lehner started focusing on special Investment opportunities, always aiming for absolute returns. Starting soon to be successful with his private Investments, he went to the United States to discover and study the Investment world.
Back to Vienna in 1990 he founded his first Investment company and in 1993 passed the state exam for â€œInvestment Consulting and Asset Managementâ€ with distinction. In 1995 Markus Lehner became the first expert witness by law for â€œInvestment Consultingâ€ at the court of Vienna.
Since then Markus Lehner became a successful private Investor and founder of different specialized Investment Companies in several countries under the brand name of LEHNER INVESTMENTS. Till today those companies have engineered Investment Funds and structures, which have reached more than 2 Billion Euros under management and currently serve more than 30.000 Investors.
Based on his performance and know-how various TV-interviews were given and reports broadcasted, more than 100 press articles published and thousands of people have attended speeches and presentations by Markus Lehner.
Beside these achievements in the Investment Industry he became also a successful racing driver and won the European Championship of the Ferrari Challenge in 2003 as well as a passionate pilot rated with the highest possible degrees in Private Aviation.
Still today Mr. Lehner is the controlling shareholder and ultimate decision maker of all companies carrying the name of LEHNER INVESTMENTS.