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New technologies, consolidation caused by pricing pressure and geographic market expansion are the main drivers for the M&A activity in the industrial sector worldwide. The development of the industrial sector is correlating highly with the GDP growth, and based on good economic roots, buyers and sellers worldwide were very active in recent years.

Members of the GMAP Industrial Sector Team were involved in many transactions, and are optimistic that the industrial market continues its steady positive growth despite challenges like threads of international trade barriers and decarbonisation. Each challenge offers new opportunities.

The Industrials sector team covers a broad range of manufacturing industries, such as automotive, machinery, mechanical engineering, power generation, hydraulics, automation & controls.

Transactional Experience

  • Automotive Components & Systems
  • Hydraulics & Fluid Power
  • Industrial Automation
  • Instrumentation
  • Machinery & Specialty Equipment
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Hydraulics
  • Pumps
  • Power Generation, Transmission and Conversion

Our global Industrials Team provides direct access to sector-specific expertise, as well as global buyers and sellers, both within your home territory and throughout the world.

Key Contact

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

Christian kollmann
Christian Kollmann
+49 21 1168 0223
+49 17 2200 2957

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).

Deepak ladha
Deepak Ladha
+91 22 4973 0913
+91 98203 48614

Deepak is a Fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accounts of India (ICAI).

Deepak has over 20 years of experience in the Corporate Finance space. Deepak founded Acquizon in 2017 and before that he was a partner and head of M&A at a mid-market boutique advisory firm called Ladderup and prior to that he 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, Deepak 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 domestically as well as across borders in covering various sectors viz. Pharma & Chemicals, Industrials & Manufacturing, FIG, FMCG and consumer.

Graduate of Concordia University, Montreal