Germany

In Corporate Finance Alantra has consolidated itself as a leading independent financial advisor in the global mid-market.

We provide all range of investment banking services to midmarket companies and institutions through a highly talented and experienced team made up of more than 280 professionals, based in 21 countries.

The German office of Alantra is comprised of 30 professionals providing M&A and Debt Advisory & Restructuring services (including debt advisory for private equity sponsor driven deals) to mid-market family-owned companies, mid cap corporate and institutional investors.

Managing Partners

Wolfram Schmerl

Managing Partner

Wolfram Schmerl

Wolfram gained over 25 years of experience in Corporate Finance with Hauck & Aufhäuser, Sal. Oppenheim and Pricewaterhouse Coopers

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Robert von Finckenstein

Managing Partner

Robert von Finckenstein

Wolfram gained over 25 years of experience in Corporate Finance with Hauck & Aufhäuser, Sal. Oppenheim and Pricewaterhouse Coopers

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Frank Merkel

Managing Partner

Frank Merkel

Mr. Merkel has significant experience within various industrial sectors, in particular he is leading Alantra’s global Industrial Automation sector team and has a dedicated focus on the Oil & Gas and Marine industries

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Managing Directors

Bernd Schneider

Managing Director

Bernd Schneider

Dr. Bernd Schneider has a broad experience in this sector, having advised on more than 45 transactions in all relevant sub-segments of the chemical industry

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Ulrich Müller

Managing Director

Ulrich Müller

Mr. Müller has over 18 years of Corporate Finance experience, mainly relating to M&A transactions

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Directors

Christoph Handrup

Director

Christoph Handrup

Christoph has over 13 years of experience in M&A and debt advisory. He successfully advised corporate clients and private equity investors on numerous domestic as well as international M&A transactions.

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Konstantin Kastius

Director

Konstantin Kastius

Konstantin has over 15 years of experience in M&A and debt advisory. He advised on numerous transactions in the industrials & services, TMT and consumer goods sector for both, corporate and private equity clients

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Maximilian Rohardt

Director

Maximilian Rohardt

Maximilian has extensive experience in both leveraged finance (structuring and arranging of leveraged buy-outs, recaps/refinancings) and in restructuring (development of complex restructuring solutions for both distressed corporate/LBO and real estate debt)

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Jens Schmadel

Director

Jens Schmadel

Jens has over 10 years of experience in M&A and debt advisory. He successfully advised corporate clients and private equity investors on numerous domestic as well as international M&A transactions

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Jochen Köhler

Director

Jochen Köhler

Jochen has more than 9 years of experience in M&A advisory. He has worked on buy and sell side mandates for financial sponsors as well as corporate clients and has gained extensive transaction experience from numerous successfully closed cross-border M&A transactions

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Raymond Morin

Raymond Morin

While at Downer and Lehman Brothers, as well as at Booz-Allen Hamilton as a strategy consultant, Ray Morin has advised clients in the Industrials, Oil & Gas, Automotive and Chemicals sectors, including mandates from both corporate and private equity clients

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Michaela Pfeifenberger

Director

Michaela Pfeifenberger

Ms. Pfeifenberger has advised both private equity and corporate clients on M&A transactions specifically within the Industrial Automation and Oil & Gas and Marine sectors, mainly on sell-side transactions

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Christopher Jobst

Director

Christopher Jobst

He has more than 9 years of experience in corporate finance with leading mid-cap focused investment banks in Germany. He advised on various transactions predominantly in the Healthcare and Industrials sector for both, corporate as well as private equity clients

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Adcuram

Adcuram

Germany, Consumer & Retail, M&A

Advisor to ADCURAM on the sale of ADCURAM Fertigbauholding to Equistone
Ergon Capital Partners

Ergon Capital Partners

Germany, Financial Institutions, M&A

Advisor to Ergon on the acquisition of svt, one of the leading providers of preventive passive fire protection products and installation services as well as restoration management
Deutsche Beteiligungs AG

Deutsche Beteiligungs AG

Netherlands, Germany, Financial Institutions, M&A

Advisor to DBAG on the acquisition of Erdo Group
HQ Equita

HQ Equita

Germany, Industry Machinery, M&A

Advisor to HQ Equita on the sale of ROVEMA, a leading provider of world-class vertical food packaging machinery, to Franz Haniel & Cie
Chequers Capital

Chequers Capital

Germany, Healthcare, M&A

Advisor to Chequers Capital on the acquisition of EMVIA Living, a portfolio of 46 nursing homes, from MK-Kliniken AG
IK Investment Partners

IK Investment Partners

Germany, Industrials, M&A

Alantra has advised IK Investment Partners on the sale of Evac Group, the world’s leading provider of integrated waste, wastewater, and water management systems for the marine, offshore, and building industries, to Bridgepoint.
Altor

Altor

Germany, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to Altor on the sale of Constructor Group’s industrial business to Gonvarri
Quadriga Capital

Quadriga Capital

Germany, Healthcare, Debt Advisory, M&A

Advisor to Quadriga Capital on the recapitalization of Quadriga Capital Private Equity Fund IV LP’s portfolio company DOREA Group
Oaktree

Oaktree

Germany, Consumer & Retail, M&A

Advisor to Oaktree Capital Management on the sale of Zodiac Milpro, a global leader for premium marine craft offering comprehensive solutions for demanding military and high-end professional customers, to Argos Soditic
Capvis

Capvis

Germany, Industrials, M&A

Alantra has advised Capvis on the acquisition of Thermamax Group, a leading manufacturer of thermal and acoustic insulation and shielding solutions from several shareholders including the founding family and Brockhaus Private Equity
Avedo Group

Avedo Group

Germany, Business Support, Technology, M&A

Alantra advised Seafort Advisors, a German private equity fund, and the Management team on the sale of 75% of the shares in Avedo Group
Oaktree

Oaktree

Germany, Consumer & Retail, Debt Advisory

Alantra advised funds managed by Oaktree on its recent investment regarding the establishment of a new ultra-high end luxury cruise concept that will be managed by The Ritz-Carlton
Quadriga Capital

Quadriga Capital

Germany, Automotive, M&A

Alantra has advised Funds advised by Quadriga Capital on its sale of M&R Automation GmbH
Conditorei Coppenrath & Wiese GmbH & Co. KG

Conditorei Coppenrath & Wiese GmbH & Co. KG

Germany, United States, Consumer & Retail, M&A

Advisor to Conditorei Coppenrath & Wiese GmbH & Co. KG on its sale to Dr. August Oetker KG.
Sojitz Corporation

Sojitz Corporation

Germany, Chemicals, M&A

Alantra advised Sojitz Corporation, a globally leading general trading group headquartered in Japan, on the acquisition of solvadis holding, a worldwide active marketer and distributor of chemicals
Mahle

Mahle

Germany, Automotive

Advisor to Mahle Group, a leading German automotive supplier, on the sale of Mahle Motorkomponenten GmbH, a leading producer of forged components to the automotive sector
Implenia

Implenia

Switzerland, Germany, Building Products, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to Swiss construction company Implenia on the acquisition of German Bilfinger Hochbau from German company Apleona
Silverfleet Capital Partners

Silverfleet Capital Partners

Germany, Business Support, Industry Machinery, Technology, M&A

Advisor to Silverfleet Capital Partners on the sale of its shares in Orizon, the eighth largest temporary staffing company in Germany, to listed Japanese Outsourcing Inc. for a total consideration of € 75 million
Maison de Famille

Maison de Famille

France, Germany, Healthcare, Nursing homes, M&A

Advisor to Maison de Famille on the acquisition of Grupo Amma
Duran Group

Duran Group

Germany, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to OEP / Duran Group on the acquisition of Kimble Chase, a leading global manufacturer and distributor of laboratory and scientific glassware, from Gerresheimer / Thermo Fisher Scientific
Equistone

Equistone

Germany, Consumer & Retail, Industrials, Technology, Debt Advisory, M&A

Advisor to Equistone Partners Europe on the acquisition of United Initiators, a world leading manufacturer of organic peroxides and persulfates, from Vision Capital and Speyside Equity
Mahle

Mahle

Germany, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to Mahle GmbH on the sale of its industrial filtration business to Filtration Group
Lindsay Goldberg

Lindsay Goldberg

Germany, Industrials, Manufacturing, M&A

Advisor to Lindsay Goldberg, a a private investment firm with approximately $13 billion of equity capital, on the acquisition of Schur Flexibles Group
Roca

Roca

Germany, Spain, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to Roca on the sale of a 25% stake in German Duravit
Roca

Roca

Spain, Germany, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to Roca on the sale of a 25% stake in German Duravit
Chequers Capital

Chequers Capital

Germany, Technology, Debt Advisory

Advisor to Chequers Capital on the acquisition of Spandex. Alantra advised Chequers Capital as exclusive M&A and Debt Advisor
Emmegi

Emmegi

Germany, Italy, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to Italian Emmegi on the acquisition of German Elumatec
Emmegi

Emmegi

Germany, Italy, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to Italian Emmegi on the acquisition of German Elumatec
Herkules Capital AS

Herkules Capital AS

Germany, Nordics, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to Herkules Capital AS on the sale of Hatteland Display AS to Norautron Group AS
Equita

Equita

Germany, Consumer & Retail, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to Equita, the investment holding company of Harald Quandt, on the sale of a majority stake of CaseTech to the German entrepreneur Frank Niedecker
Tyrol Equity

Tyrol Equity

Germany, Financial Institutions, M&A

Advisor to Tyrol Equity on the sale of a majority stake in BBS GmbH to the Korean industrial group Nice Holdings
Echo Medien

Echo Medien

Germany, Technology, M&A

Advisor to Echo Medien and its managing shareholder (50% stake), Dr. Hans-Peter Bach, on the sale of the company to Rhein Main Holding
Equistone

Equistone

Germany, Consumer & Retail, Industrials, Technology, Debt Advisory, M&A

Advisor on a debt raising in connection with the acquisition of Polo Motorrad und Sportwear
Equita

Equita

Germany, Consumer & Retail, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to Equita on the sale of LMF, a producer of high pressure compressor systems used in the oil & gas industry, to Kaishan, a Hong Kong listed competitor
Equita

Equita

Germany, Consumer & Retail, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to Equita GmbH & Co. Holding KGaA on the sale of Transnorm Beteiligungen GmbH to IK Investment Partners of Sweden
Equita GmbH & Co. Holding KGaA

Equita GmbH & Co. Holding KGaA

Germany, United States, Consumer & Retail, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to Equita GmbH & Co. Holding KGaA on the sale of Transnorm Beteiligungen GmbH to IK Investment Partners of Sweden
GFKL

GFKL

Spain, Germany, Business Support, M&A

Advisor to GFKL on the sale of its Spanish subsidiary Multigestión de DE SHAW
Stadler Rail Group

Stadler Rail Group

Switzerland, Germany, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to Peter Spuhler, the owner and CEO of Stadler Rail, in the buyback of a 20%-stake in Stadler Rail sold to Capvis Equity Partners in 2006
Stadler Rail Group

Stadler Rail Group

Switzerland, Germany, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to the owner of Stadler Rail Group on the sale of a 20% minority stake to Capvis Equity Partners AG