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Global M&A Partners is a partnership of independent investment banking firms all gathered together to offer to their respective clients premium services for their goals completion. 

Over 30 independent investment banking firms, with some 200 + active deal makers supported by 150 business analysts, organized around industry sectors.

All these assets, coupled to the absolute respect from us all to stand by our commitments, have established the foundation of our common success.

M. Dominique Auburtin
CEO of Financière de Courcelles - France
Chairman of Global M&A Partners Ltd

WHO WE ARE

Our teams are at your disposal to add value to your transactions

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Ivan Alver

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Ivan Alver

Ivan Alver is a co-founder of Global M&A Norway and has been Chairman of Global M&A. Mr. Alver has served on a number of boards both as executive and non-executive member internationally. He has worked as an Investment Banker since 1997. Prior to this, he was an executive in the aquaculture industry where he held positions as controller, marketing director and head of business development.
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Martin Plettner

Partner at Rion

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Martin Plettner

Partner at Rion

Mr Plettner joined the firm in 2002 and has more than 11 years of experience in the investment banking industry. Since his incoporation to the firm, he has participated in more than 60 transactions of sale, acquisition, debt and equity raising (private and public), restructures and valuations of diverse assets in a wide variety of industrial sectors. Prior to joining the firm in 2002, Mr. Plettner worked for 3 years as manager of Publix, a graphic design studio, and Star Technologies, a company active in the design of information systems, businesses he founded in 1996 and 1997, respectively. Previously, Mr. Plettner worked as a trainee in brand management at Procter & Gamble Mexico. During the summer of 2001, Mr. Plettner worked as a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, where he worked on the merger of two multi-national food companies, and evaluated additional acquisition projects.
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Michael E. Gibbons

Senior Managing Director & Principal

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Michael E. Gibbons

Senior Managing Director & Principal

Mr. Michael Gibbons is founder of Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (BGL). Mr. Gibbons provides an active senior role to client engagements and business development opportunities. Immediately prior to forming BGL, Michael was president and CEO of Underwood, Neuhaus & Company, a leading regional securities and investment banking firm in Houston, Texas. While with this firm, he also held positions as executive vice president, head of capital markets and manager of corporate finance. Before joining Underwood, Mr. Gibbons was a senior vice president and served on the operating management committee of McDonald & Company Securities, Inc., in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Gibbons serves on multiple governing boards for both public and private companies and nonprofit organizations. He is past chairman of Global M&A Partners, Ltd. He has a Juris Doctorate, Masters of Science in Management and Bachelor of Arts, cum laude.
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Harald Klien

Managing Director

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Harald Klien

Managing Director

Dr. Klien has led numerous privatizations, fundraisings, buy and sell side, and investments with in the 30 years of his career. He has successfully structured transactions in several sectors including construction, real estate, transport, steel, non-ferrous metal, automotive, railway supply industry and infrastructure. Among these are the divestiture of a telecom company, privatization of a print circuit board company, fundraising for an IT company and acquisitions and divestiture of various metal processing and engineering companies.
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Emmanuel Antmann

Managing Director

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Emmanuel Antmann

Managing Director

Emmanuel joined Financière de Courcelles in April 2011 with fifteen years’ experience in Corporate Finance, mainly in the energy & utilities sector. He spent eight years in London working for several Anglo-Saxon investment banks, including ABN AMRO and ING Barings, where he advised clients on cross-border M&A mandates. In 2005 he joined Paris Ixis CIB, now Natixis, to set up and develop the Energy & Utilities M&A practice. Emmanuel now works more specifically on the Maritime and Offshore, Infrastructure and local government sectors, as well as credit advisory. Emmanuel has been involved in transactions in six European countries. He graduated from ESSEC Business School.
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Ronald Van Rijn

Partner

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Ronald Van Rijn

Partner

Mr. Ronald van Rijn is owner and managing partner of Solveigh Nederland since 2012 and partner of JBR since 1998. Mr. Van Rijn has more than 22 years of experience in corporate finance and strategic advice. Focus on mergers, acquisitions and restructuring. Ronald graduated in Business Economics in 1989 at the Erasmus Universtity of Rotterdam and has since then managed over 100 national and international M&A transactions in a variety of industries such as Healthcare, Maritime and Offshore, Energy, TIME and Food & Agriculture.
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Ben Rookes

Partner at Cooper Parry Corporate Finance

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Ben Rookes

Partner at Cooper Parry Corporate Finance

Ben joined Cooper Parry in 2002 initially qualifying as a Chartered Accountant before moving into the Corporate Finance team. He has over 9 years dedicated corporate finance experience. Ben's lead advisory experience is wide ranging including company sales, acquisitions, MBO’s and private equity assignments – many of these transactions are cross-border. Ben's extensive corporate finance experience is across a variety of sectors but all focussed on mid-market transactions. His most recent transactions include the sale of Burrows and Close, a well-established chain of 17 pharmacies to Boots UK, the sale of Jigsaw Systems, the UK's largest B2B Apple re-seller to private equity firm Northedge Capital and the sale of world renowned fine bone china manufacturer Royal Crown Derby to Steelite International. Ben holds a BSc in Accounting and Finance from the University of Birmingham.
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Frédéric de Boer

Partner

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Frédéric de Boer

Partner

Mr. De Boer is a co-founder of ZETRA International AG (ZETRA) and a Board member of Global M&A Partners Ltd. Since 2008, ZETRA has always been listed among the Top 4 and since 2013 among the Top 2 M&A-advisors in Switzerland. Prior to ZETRA, he was Partner at the Helbling Group in Zurich and in charge of the corporate finance division. Prior to this, Frédéric worked for the Nestlé Group in Europe, USA and Africa. Frédéric serves on a number of boards of companies in Switzerland and Lichtenstein. Mr. de Boer provides an active senior role in M&A engagements internationally with particular focus on sell-side advisory for mid-cap transactions. He graduated from University of St. Gallen and INSEAD in Fontainebleau.
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Dominique Auburtin

Chairman

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Dominique Auburtin

Chairman

Former Executive Board Member, Dominique became Chief Executive Officer at Financière de Courcelles in 2007, following the change in the control of the company. Dominique began his career at Paribas before joining the Worms et Cie group in 1982, of which he was appointed a managing partner, responsible for industry in 1995. In this capacity he has held the roles of Chairman of Saint-Louis (sugar) and A.W.A et Antalis (paper). He then took over the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors of the listed company Worms et Cie from 1997 to 2006. Furthermore, he was in charge of important financial activities in one of the largest fund management companies in New York. Dominique graduated from the IEP PARIS, holds a master's degree in Economic Sciences, a PhD in Law and a Professional Lawyer's Certification (CAPA).
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Alexander Rupp

Managing Director at InterFinanz

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Alexander Rupp

Managing Director at InterFinanz

Alexander studied civil engineering at the Toglaitti State University in Russia and Business Administration with the main emphasis on finance & investment, controlling and corporate management and has obtained his Masters degree (Diplom-Kaufmann) from the Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf in 2007. After graduation he gained further professional experience in management consulting. Alexander gained expert knowledge in the industries of automotive, plant construction, (B2B) services, chemistry, trading / e-commerce, industry- and consumer goods, IT & telecommunications, pharma and software.
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Alexander von Griesheim

Global M&A Partners Operational Commitee member Partner at Rion

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Alexander von Griesheim

Global M&A Partners Operational Commitee member Partner at Rion

Alexander joined RIóN in 2005 as an Associate and since then he has successfully advised and closed transactions with over 20 customers in sell-side and buy-side mandates in the pharmaceutical, automotive, financial, business services, manufacturing, oil & gas, consumer, food and beverage sectors. Since joining RIóN, Alexander has managed to close deals between family owned companies and large multinational companies, sold companies during restructuring processes, acquired subsidiaries of larger companies, and has advised 2 companies under chapter 11 proceedings. Has also advised PE Funds in their exit of portfolio companies. In order to fulfil client’s needs, Alexander has managed to find creative solutions to bridge valuation gaps, as well as other relevant differences and needs of counterparties, taking into account that family owners and large corporates have different or diverse objectives. Prior to joining the firm, Alexander was an Associate at Aguilar Portilla y Asociados, S.C., a mid-market investment banking firm, where he successfully led various projects in the bottling, agribusiness, publishing, advertising and health care industries. Simultaneous with his responsibilities at Aguilar Portilla y Asociados, he was co-founder and regional manager at Secresi, S.C., a web-based company focused to follow up on creditors in the financial and industrial sectors. Alexander earned a BA in Business Administration from Universidad Iberoamericana (Special Honors), and an International MBA from Instituto de Empresa (IE) Business School (Spain).
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Mateo Moreyra

Global M&A Partners Operational Commitee member Managing Partner and General Manager of Macroinvest

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Mateo Moreyra

Global M&A Partners Operational Commitee member Managing Partner and General Manager of Macroinvest

Mateo Moreyra has professional expertise in investment banking, financial and strategic evaluation, with more than 16 years of experience focused on mining, infrastructure, energy, and logistics. Mr. Moreyra has been involved in several transactions with a total value in excess of US$ 8 billion, including: Centromin Perú production units and projects (Cerro de Pasco, Imexcallao, LICSA, Electroandes, Alto Chicama / Lagunas Norte, Toromocho, Morococha, Las Bambas, La Granja and Michiquillay); the Yuncán hydroelectric project; Agrobackus; the sale of stakes in electricity transmission companies (Transmantaro, Redesur and ISA Perú); the concession of the new Muelle Sur Container Terminal at El Callao Port; the sale of Las Américas Hotel Chain; the concession of a new Mineral Terminal at El Callao Port; the sale of Frontino Gold Mines; among others. Mr. Moreyra is currently a Board Member of Castrovirreyna Compañía Minera and Corporación Minera Castrovirreyna. He was also Board Member of the Ministry of Economy and Finance’s Comisión Administradora de Carteras. Mr. Moreyra has a degree in Economics from Universidad del Pacífico and a MSc in Finance and Accounting from the London School of Economics.
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Deepak Ladha

Global M&A Partners Operational Commitee member CEO at Acquizon

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Deepak Ladha

Global M&A Partners Operational Commitee member CEO at Acquizon

Deepak is a Fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accounts of India (ICAI). Deepak has over 13 years of experience in the Corporate Finance space and his last assignment was with Lazard India where he worked for over 6 years as Director in the advisory business with a focus on M&As. Prior to Lazard, Ladha worked with HSBC in their corporate finance team for 5 years and with Rabo India for 2 years. He has been involved in various strategic M&A transactions with clients across borders in key sectors viz Pharma & Chemicals, FIG and FMCG.
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Philipp Elsen

Global M&A Partners' Operational Committee member Director at Interfinanz

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Philipp Elsen

Global M&A Partners' Operational Committee member Director at Interfinanz

Philipp studied International Business focussing on Finance & Strategy at Maastricht University, Netherlands, and Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, graduating as Master of Science in 2011. During his studies he gained professional experience working as intern in Marketing (media industry), Financial Controlling (TMT) as well as Financial Services (audit and M&A). After his studies he worked for a leading German Management and M&A consultancy primarily advising transactions in the following industries: automotive, chemistry, electrical engineering, food industry, IT leisure industry, media, metalworking industry and mechanical engineering, measurement and control technology, services, trade, and insurance. Philipp joined InterFinanz in 2013.
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Christian Kollmann

Managing Director

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Christian Kollmann

Managing Director

After training as reserve officer with paratroopers, Mr. Christian Kollmann graduated as a Master of Business Administration from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, and gained extensive international experience in industry and administration in Tokyo, Mumbai and Los Angeles. He joined InterFinanz in 1995. Furthermore he is speaker at advanced corporate finance training courses. At the beginning of 2012 Mr. Kollman was appointed as Managing Director. Mr. Kollmann gained expert knowledge in the industries of automotive, mechanical engineering, IT & tele-communications, food 8, beverages, medical equipment, construction materials and services. Since 2006 he is head of Global M&A Partners Ltd's sector team Industrial Growth (Automation, Controls & Electrical Products and Automotive & Industrial Products).
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Metin Bonfil

Founder, Managing Director

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Metin Bonfil

Founder, Managing Director

Born in Istanbul, Metin is a graduate of Vassar College, New York, with degrees in Economics and Mathematics. He started his career in finance as a credit officer in Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co. in 1984. During 1987-1994 he worked as Assistant General Manager in Tekstil Bank of Turkey, responsible for credit and marketing functions. During 1994-95, he was a partner and the Managing Director of a securities brokerage firm; he then moved to found Total Finans in 1996. The company is one of the few independent advisory firms focussing on cross border mergers and acquisitions and capital raising activitiy in the Turkish market and is the exclusive Turkish partner of Global M&A Partners. As a member of TUSIAD, Metin has contributed articles to the quarterly Private View magazine and has held Board membership positions in various industrial companies including Bilim Ilaç, Organik Holding and Erkunt Döküm. Metin is also actively involved in various non-profit organisations and foundations and writes for the weekly Salom newspaper. Metin is married with two children and speaks English & French and some Italian.
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Paulo Cury

Founder and Managing Partner

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Paulo Cury

Founder and Managing Partner

Paulo founded Condere in 2006. He has undertaken more than 80 projects and operations involving strategy, funding, valuation and M&A in various sectors in Brazil, Argentina and Chile, including healthcare, education, technology, services, consumer goods and energy, with a focus on cross-border transactions. Previously, he was an executive officer with RBS Group and a senior executive at JP Morgan Chase and Amil Group, where he was responsible for qualified investor funding raising, running the strategy area, the structuring of joint ventures and new businesses. He holds Board member certification from the Brazilian Corporate Governance Institute (IBGC) and was a member of the Board of Directors of Renar, Odebrecht Ambiental and Latam Water Participações. He has a degree in Economics from FAAP-SP and an MBA, specializing in strategy and corporate finance, from Fuqua Business School, Duke University.
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Frédéric de Boer

Partner

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Frédéric de Boer

Partner

Mr. De Boer is a co-founder of ZETRA International AG (ZETRA) and a Board member of Global M&A Partners Ltd. Since 2008, ZETRA has always been listed among the Top 4 and since 2013 among the Top 2 M&A-advisors in Switzerland. Prior to ZETRA, he was Partner at the Helbling Group in Zurich and in charge of the corporate finance division. Prior to this, Frédéric worked for the Nestlé Group in Europe, USA and Africa. Frédéric serves on a number of boards of companies in Switzerland and Lichtenstein. Mr. de Boer provides an active senior role in M&A engagements internationally with particular focus on sell-side advisory for mid-cap transactions. He graduated from University of St. Gallen and INSEAD in Fontainebleau.
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Serck-Joo Hong

CEO & Managing Partner

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Serck-Joo Hong

CEO & Managing Partner

SJ (Serck-Joo) is a founder and CEO of Locus Capital Partners. SJ has more than 35 years of experience in investment and commercial banking area and consulting business. SJ has been involved in many transactions of mergers, acquisitions and financings for domestic as well as foreign corporations, ie, LG Household & Healthcare, Dongbu Group, Hite Jinro, Shinhan Financial Holdings, Destination of the World (DOTW), Japan Steel Works, etc... Before founding Locus, he has managed the Korea Investment Corporation (KIC), the sovereign wealth fund of Korea, Cho Hung Bank, Korea Securities Finance Company as CEO and served various governmental committees. He currently sits on the Board of Samsung SDI as a Director. SJ holds an MBA degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor degree from Seoul National University.
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Véronique Zeid-Maurel

Managing Director

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Véronique Zeid-Maurel

Managing Director

Véronique joined Financiere de Courcelles in 1993. Since then she he has been responsible for leading and completing a variety of transactions in different sectors. With 20 years experience in Mergers & Acquisitions and over 30 completed transactions, Véronique is particularly focused and experienced in cross border transactions and is leader of the Global M&A Partners Business Services Team. Selection of completed deals: Acquisition of Locamet, Interim 25, Inter Alsace (French temporary staff regional leaders) by UK group CSG, MBO of POLYMARK (France/UK, sale & installation of laundry equipment), Sale of French subsidiary HONEYWELL Sécurité & Télésurveillance to CERBERUS SIEMENS. Sale of TEAMWORKS (IT Services, Austria) to ALTRAN. Sale of KNIGHTS SERVICES (cleaning services, Ireland) to PENAUILLE. Sale of ORION ENGINEERING (high added value engineering advisory services, NL) to ALTEN. Sale of AVON SPENCER MOULTON (French rubber crawler-track specialist) to PASSINI. Sale of LRI (French specialist distributor of valves, pumps and fittings) from Australian group GSA to QUARTUS and management. Acquisition of CHILLINGTON (UK wheel-barrow specialist) by HAEMMERLIN. Sale of DLT Maubeuge (Frozen bread) from listed Dutch group CSM to NEUHAUSER. Sale of DLT Le Mans (frozen viennoiserie) to PANAVI. Sale of DEPA, Benelux plastic disposables distribution business of Veriplast (formerly Autobar Packaging) to Paardekooper (NL). Secondary MBO of FTS (distribution of fittings pumps and valves). Sale of French based low density polyethylen film RECYCLING SOLUTIONS business of Veriplast to Oxxa. Sale of GAUPEN (leading norwegian trailer manufacturer with about 25% market share in light trailers) sold by Felliskopjet Agri to leading European player and French listed groupTRIGANO Sale of UFFI REAM, leading real estate investment management company, number 6 independent player in France, sold to FIDUCIAL Sale of FRANMAT (French tower crane rental business) to French holding Holgat specialising in crane rental, Sale of Tresch Clerget (wine wholeseller) to French wine group Grands Chais de France