Track Record

As a longtime CFO, among others in the private equity context, I speak the language of my clients. I am contributing professional expertise, a wealth of experience, as well as an extensive network of valuable contacts to my engagements.

More than 20 years of experience in the financial services sector

  • Card and e-commerce payments
  • BAFin-regulated payment business (payment institution, e-money institution)
  • Loyalty programs and marketing services
  • Credit risk management
  • Debt collection
  • Portfolio valuation and purchasing

More than 5 years of successful cooperation with Private Equity firms

  • CFO in portfolio companies of 3 reknowned international PE firms
  • Successful execution of a buy and build strategy
  • Completion of a downsizing strategy in conjunction with financial turn-around
  • 2 successful exit processes

 More than 20 M&A transactions

  • 15 buy side transactions
  • 7 sell side transactions

Structured, corporate & leveraged finance projects

  • Closing and managing a LBO financing with leverage > 7x EBITDA
  • Successful refinancing of >100m € corporate loans
  • Setting-up a platform for revolving asset-backed NPL-portfolio financing
  • Issuing a 365m € publicly traded high-yield bond
  • Managing a „difficult“ banking consortium to become a supportive partner

 Management of turn-around, change and growth situations

  • Financial turn-around after comprehensive restructuring through focussing the organisation, realisation of synergies and cultural change
  • Several successful post merger integrations
  • Carve-out of a business from group structures, followed by implementation of new stand-alone strategy achieving sustainable and profitable growth