ACXIT Capital Partners strengthens its financial sponsor coverage with Lars T. Rückert, Managing Director

Frankfurt am Main, 08 July 2020. ACXIT Capital Partners, a leading independent European corporate finance and financial advisory firm, is pleased to announce the addition of senior banker Lars T. Rückert to its financial sponsor practice. He is one of the bespoken industry experts in this field with profound understanding of corporate finance, M&A and capital markets as well as special experience in portfolio company management in the consumer/retail and e-commerce sector.

Before joining ACXIT Capital Partners, Lars Rückert headed the M&A and Investor Relations department of the leading European selective beauty retailer Douglas, a CVC portfolio asset. In this capacity, he played an important role in strengthening the Company’s e-commerce leadership through the strategic acquisitions of Parfumdreams and Niche Beauty. Furthermore, he helped to significantly improve Douglas’ capital markets readiness. Prior to his role at Douglas, Lars was a senior banker at Morgan Stanley, where he began his banking career in 2004, adding up to more than 16 years of experience. Lars graduated from EBS Business School with a Master’s degree in Business Administration in 2004.

As a Managing Director, Lars will promote the expansion of the financial sponsor business at ACXIT with the objective to reinforce its leading market position. With his ample experience in both banking as well as within a private equity portfolio company, Lars will help ACXIT clients with bespoke solutions to achieve their financial aspirations.

Johannes H. Lucas, Managing Partner of ACXIT Capital Partners: “We are delighted to welcome Lars Rückert as Managing Director to our financial sponsor practice, adding his extensive network, experience and competence. Our team possesses strong knowledge and execution skills, and we are very confident that with Lars‘ leadership, they will deliver great value to our clients.”

Lars T. Rückert added: “I am excited to join ACXIT Capital Partners and work with one of the leading, independent investment Banking firms in mid-market M&A in Europe. I am looking forward to new challenges and the execution of game-changing transactions together with the ACXIT team.”

ACXIT Capital Partners is a leading international corporate finance and financial advisory firm for mid-market clients and entrepreneurs in Europe and beyond. Since 1998, we offer our clients comprehensive corporate finance advisory services including M&A and capital markets advisory as well as restructuring, debt and strategic advisory. As an independent, privately owned firm we maintain offices and representations in Frankfurt, Berlin, Munich, Zurich, Hong Kong and New York as well as strong alliances in UK, France and India.

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