Personnel: Oliver G. Gaess (Partner) to head the Karlsruhe office as of February 2021

From February 2021, Oliver Gaess will lead the Karlsruhe office of Steinbeis M&A as a partner. Prior to joining Steinbeis M&A, he was Head of Strategy and M&A of the industrial business of TE Connectivity, the global market leader for sensor and connectivity technology with USD 14 billion in sales. Prior to that, he held several management positions, was Head of Strategy and M&A at Belden and LSG Lufthansa, and was a consultant at Roland Berger Strategy for many years.

As an expert in M&A, Oliver Gaess has initiated, led and successfully implemented numerous transactions and carve-outs in corporate succession, distressed environments and in connection with consolidation and buy & build strategies and brings more than 20 years of M&A and Transactions Services experience to Steinbeis M&A.

“We are very pleased that with Oliver Gaess we were able to win a very experienced M&A partner and transaction shaper for our house. Due to his background and know-how from a large number of successfully completed transactions, Mr. Gaess will lead the Karlsruhe office and further expand the transaction business”, says Martin G. Schmitt, Managing Partner at Steinbeis M&A.

At Steinbeis M&A, Oliver Gaess, together with currently 16 other partners, will provide comprehensive advice to medium-sized clients, investors and responsible parties in crisis/insolvency situations on M&A projects, distressed M&A and buy-and-build strategies. His focus is on the industrial automation, electrical and electronic components, mechanical engineering, IOT and venture capital and real estate sectors.

“With the addition of Oliver Gaess, we are continuing the expansion of our Stuttgart office and at the same time taking appropriate account of the importance of the Karlsruhe location for medium-sized industry,” adds Steffen Lohrer, Managing Partner at Steinbeis M&A.

Contact person:

Oliver Gaess
+49 176 2170 7998

Martin G. Schmitt
+49 172 713 2085

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