Sven Harmsen

Managing Director

SECTORIndustrials; Industrial Automation & Machinery

ServiceM&A; Strategic Advisory


Mr. Harmsen has over 20 years of Corporate Finance experience, mainly related to M&A transactions. Prior to joining Alantra in 2021, he was a managing director in Raymond James Diversified Industrials practice. Prior to that he spent ten years with Robert W. Baird in their DACH M&A team.

His expertise includes numerous M&A deals in Germany as well as globally. His industry expertise is most grounded in the industrials as well as services sector with a focus on sub-sectors such as industrial technology & services, electronics and security & safety.

Dr. Harmsen holds a doctorate from Humboldt University’s Institute for Banking, Exchanges and Insurance in Berlin, a Master of Management Studies from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada and a Master of Industrial Engineering and Management from Berlin Institute of Technology.