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Bernd Geisenberger complements the Proventis Partners team as additional Equity Partner


Bernd Geisenberger has joined Proventis Partners as an additional Partner and Shareholder of the Zurich, Switzerland office. He is a seasoned expert in Corporate Finance Advisory with a long track record in internationally active companies in the Automotive, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, as well as Technology/IT sectors. In addition, he adds his long term expertise with successful international growth strategies.

Bernd has completed a dual university degree in Business Administration and Law. He has long-term experience with Strategy- and Innovation Management and in International Corporate Banking. He has lead a large number buy-side and sel-side projects as well as some carve-out and turnaround assignments which involved industrial clients. As Head of Business Development International, he and his Frankfurt based team have implemented a major commercial expansion strategy of Commerzbank which lead to the establishment of 25 international subsidiaries. During the past three years he has implemented the Commerzbank small and medium enterprise banking strategy in Switzerland, as Head of Corporate Banking. This resulted in an expansion with additional six Commerzbank sites in Switzerland with numerous additional Corporate Finance clients.

Bernd Geisenberger has lead M&A and Capital Market projects during his entire career in Switzerland and Germany and will continue to do so at Proventis Partners.

We are looking forward to working with Bernd who convinced us with his wealth of expertise, his client focus and his great personal engagement” stated Teun de Ven and Dr. Christoph Studinka, both founding partners of Proventis Partners in Zurich.

Bernd Geisenberger also joins the Board of Directors (Verwaltungsrat) of Proventis Partners Ltd. in Switzerland.

The personnel expansion at Proventis Partners is part of our international growth strategy. Recently, Proventis Partners joined a global M&A alliance with Stout (with 15 offices in USA) and Springboard (with 3 offices in UK) as member firms. This global alliance is a significant advantage for our international clients as the alliance will cover a number of focus sectors and will further expand to Asia with additional member firms. The alliance is built for cross-border M&A mandates.

About Proventis Partners

Proventis Partners advises corporations and holding companies on national and international M&A transactions as well as on selecting the appropriate financing solution with corporate finance projects. The support relating to M&A projects ranges from drawing up strategies to developing post-merger integration approaches. Proventis Partners has experience with transactions in many sectors, including telecom, media & technology, consumer, food & retail, healthcare, industrials, business services, and energy & natural re- sources. The team at Proventis Partners has so far successfully completed more than 200 M&A transactions with a cumulated transaction volume of more than 4 billion Euro.