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Management Team

Johannes H. Lucas
Johannes H. Lucas
  • Managing Director,
  • Co-Head of DACH Advisory
  • Frankfurt
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Johannes H. Lucas

Johannes H. Lucas

Heritage
  • Deutsche Bank
  • KPMG
  • Lehman Brothers
  • SBC Warburg (UBS)
  • Founder and Managing Partner of Acxit Capital Management (1999), since 2015 part of ACXIT Capital Partners
  • Managing Director, Co-Head of DACH Advisory of ACXIT – A Stifel Company
Experience
  • Founder and Managing Partner of Acxit Capital Management
  • Founder and CFO Star 21 Networks AG
  • Co-Head Corporate Finance SBC Warburg Germany
  • Former Board Member European Association of Securities Dealers [EASD], Brussels
  • Former member of official workgroup “Finanzplatz e.V.”, Frankfurt
Current focus
  • M&A, capital market advisory, restructuring
  • Growth financing, principal investments
  • TMT, eHealth, renewables, financial institutions, building materials
Thomas Klack
Thomas Klack
  • Managing Director,
  • Co-Head of DACH Advisory
  • Frankfurt
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Thomas Klack

Thomas Klack

Heritage
  • Deutsche Bank (start of career in 1990)
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Rothschild
  • JPMorgan
  • ACXIT Capital Partners (2004), Co-Founder and Managing Partner
  • Managing Director, Co-Head of DACH Advisory of ACXIT – A Stifel Company
Experience
  • Healthcare and General Industries
  • Director / Head automotive supply and industrials continental Europe at Rothschild
  • SVP Industrial M&A and Private Equity at JPMorgan
Current focus
  • Healthcare Services and Private Equity
  • Private and Public M&A, cross-border transactions
Jens Tschauder
Jens Tschauder
  • Managing Director,
  • Board Member DACH
  • Frankfurt
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Jens Tschauder

Jens Tschauder

Heritage
  • Lehman Brothers
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Nomura
  • Managing Partner of Acxit Capital Management (2009), since 2015 part of ACXIT Capital Partners
  • Managing Director of ACXIT – A Stifel Company, Consumer & Tech Enabled Services, Board Member DACH
Experience
  • Managing Director equity sales Germany at Nomura/ Lehman Brothers
  • Head of equity sales Germany at Goldman Sachs
Current focus
  • Equity capital markets, public M&A
  • Institutional investors
  • Financial institutions
Tobias Warkus
Tobias Warkus
  • Managing Director,
  • Board Member DACH
  • Frankfurt
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Tobias Warkus

Tobias Warkus

Heritage
  • Corporate Finance Partners (2009), since 2015 part of ACXIT Capital Partners
  • Managing Partner at ACXIT Capital Partners
  • Managing Director of ACXIT – A Stifel Company, Technology, Board Member DACH
Current focus
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (sell-side / buy-side)
  • Venture & Growth Capital
  • Technology
  • Education
Christian Nicolas Bächstädt
C. Nicolas Bächstädt
  • Managing Director,
  • Head of Recovery DACH
  • München
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C. Nicolas Bächstädt

C. Nicolas Bächstädt

Heritage
  • Andersen
  • Ernst & Young
  • Droege & Comp.
  • Droege Financial Advisors
  • perspektiv
  • Acxit Capital Management (2014), since 2015 part of ACXIT Capital Partners
  • Managing Partner of ACXIT Capital Partners & ACXIT Recovery Management
  • Managing Director, Head of Recovery DACH of ACXIT – A Stifel Company
Experience
  • Founder ACXIT Recovery Managment (2014)
  • Former Partner perspektiv GmbH
  • Former member advisory board of several medical institutions
  • Board Member of a building supplier company
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Current focus
  • M&A
  • Distressed M&A
  • Restructuring
  • Automotive, plant engineering and construction, building materials
Thomas Bieri
Thomas Bieri
  • Managing Director,
  • Head of ECM DACH
  • Zürich
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Thomas Bieri

Thomas Bieri

Heritage
  • Nomura
  • UBS
  • Acxit Capital Management (2013), since 2015 part of ACXIT Capital Partners
  • Managing Partner of ACXIT Capital Partners
  • Managing Director, Head of ECM DACH of ACXIT – A Stifel Company
Experience
  • Co-Head IBD Switzerland Nomura
  • Head ECM Switzerland UBS
  • IBD Switzerland of UBS
Current focus
  • All M&A / advisory transactions
  • Special focus on public cross-border M&A transactions involving Asian bidders and DACH domiciled targets
  • Equity capital markets, public equity transactions, pre-IPO advisory
  • IR / defense advisory
Kay Hofmann
Kay Hofmann
  • Managing Director,
  • Head of Real Estate DACH
  • Frankfurt
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Kay Hofmann

Kay Hofmann

Heritage
  • KPMG
  • Apax
  • First Capital Partners (2003), since 2015 part of ACXIT Capital Partners
  • Managing Partner of ACXIT Capital Partners
  • Managing Director, Head of Real Estate DACH of ACXIT – A Stifel Company
Experience
  • Co-Founder and Managing Partner of First Capital Partners
Current focus
  • Real estate
  • Fashion, consumer goods
  • Debt advisory, M&A
  • German speaking countries
Dr. Daniel Kiechle
Dr. Daniel Kiechle
  • Managing Director
  • München
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Dr. Daniel Kiechle

Dr. Daniel Kiechle

Heritage
  • Metzler Corporate Finance
  • ACXIT Capital Partners (2014)
  • Managing Director of ACXIT Capital Partners
  • Managing Director of ACXIT – A Stifel Company
Experience
  • 10+ years investment banking and corporate finance experience
Current focus
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (sell-side / buy side)
  • Special Situations & Distressed M&A
  • Debt Advisory
  • Mid-Cap & Family Owned Businesses
  • Focus Sectors: Automotive, Consumer, Fashion
„Lars
Lars T. Rückert
  • Managing Director
  • Frankfurt
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Lars T. Rückert

Lars T. Rückert

Heritage
  • Morgan Stanley
  • RedCliff Investments and Advisory
  • Douglas
  • Managing Director of ACXIT Capital Partners
  • Managing Director of ACXIT – A Stifel Company
Experience
  • Executive Director DACH Coverage at Morgan Stanley
  • Founder and Managing Partner of RedCliff Investments and Advisory
  • Head of M&A and Investor Relations at Douglas
Current focus
  • Financial Sponsors and Portfolio Companies
  • Consumer / Retail incl. E-Commerce
  • Digital and Platform Businesses
  • M&A, Capital Markets
Christian Stippler
Christian Stippler
  • Managing Director
  • Frankfurt
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Christian Stippler

Christian Stippler

Heritage
  • ACXIT Capital Management (2010), since 2015 part of ACXIT Capital Partners
  • Managing Director of ACXIT Capital Partners
  • Managing Director of ACXIT – A Stifel Company
Experience
  • 10+ years investment banking and corporate finance experience at ACXIT Capital
Current focus
  • M&A: Small & Mid-Cap, Public, Distressed
  • Growth Capital & Fundraising
  • Debt Advisory
  • Focus Sectors: Technology, General Industries
Klaus Nestler
Klaus Nestler
  • Managing Director
  • Frankfurt
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Klaus Nestler

Klaus Nestler

Heritage
  • Dresdner Bank
  • SBC Warburg (UBS)
  • BioConnect AG (Founder)
  • Corporate Finance Partners, since 2015 part of ACXIT Capital Partners
  • Partner Life Sciences at ACXIT Capital Partners
  • Managing Director of ACXIT – A Stifel Company
Experience
  • Director Healthcare Team SBC Warburg
  • Assignments in London (4 years) and Zurich (2 years)
  • Founder and CEO of BioConnect AG
  • Cross-border M&A and capital markets
Current focus
  • Life sciences
  • Private M&A
  • Venture capital and private equity
  • Pharmaceuticals, medical technology, diagnostics, biotechnology
Stefan Hampker
  • Executive Director
  • Frankfurt
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Stefan Hampker

Stefan Hampker

Heritage
  • ACXIT Capital Management (2012), since 2015 part of ACXIT Capital Partners
  • Executive Director at ACXIT Capital Partners
Experience
  • 8+ years investment banking and corporate finance experience at ACXIT Capital Partners
  • Part of ACXIT Capital Partners‘ healthcare team
Current focus
  • M&A: Small & Mid-Cap, Public, Distressed
  • Growth Capital & Fundraising
  • Focus Sectors: Healthcare and healthcare services
Georg Jung
Georg Jung
  • Executive Director
  • Frankfurt
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Georg Jung

Georg Jung

Heritage
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC)
  • Vice President at First Capital Partners
  • Executive Director at ACXIT Capital Partners
  • Executive Director at ACXIT – A Stifel Company
Experience
  • 11+ years real estate transaction experience
Current focus
  • Real estate
  • Debt and equity capital markets
  • Debt advisory (corporate and asset level)
  • M&A
Hernichel
Dr. Jürgen Hernichel
  • Senior Industry Advisor
  • Frankfurt
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Dr. Jürgen Hernichel

Dr. Jürgen Hernichel

Heritage
  • Thyssen Handelsunion
  • Global TeleSystems (Apax Partners)
  • T-Systems International
  • COLT Technology Group (Fidelity Investments)
  • United Internet AG
  • Senior Industry Advisor at ACXIT Capital Partners
Experience
  • Managing Director of Plusnet (a company of Thyssen Telecom)
  • Managing Director of Global TeleSystems and Esprit Telecom
  • Executive Board Member T-Systems International
  • Executive Board Member COLT Technology Group
  • CEO of 1&1 Versatel
  • Expertise in emerging markets South Africa, Uganda, India, Romania
Current focus
  • TMT
  • High tech industries
Alexander Pfurr
  • Senior Industry Advisor
  • Frankfurt
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Alexander Pfurr

Alexander Pfurr

Heritage
  • Thyssen Stearns, Inc.
  • thyssenkrupp Airport Systems S.A.
  • thyssenkrupp Elevator
  • Senior Industry Advisor at ACXIT Capital Partners
Experience
  • Chief Operating Officer thyssenkrupp Elevator GmbH
  • Chief Sales & Marketing Officer thyssenkrupp Elevator Ltd. UK
  • Managing Director thyssenkrupp Airport Systems S.A. (Spain)
Current focus
  • Mechanical and plant engineering
  • Capital Goods Industries
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • International companies & transactions
Marcel Kuhs
Marcel Kuhs
  • Senior Industry Advisor
  • Frankfurt
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Marcel Kuhs

Marcel Kuhs

Heritage
  • Orbit Logistics AG
  • AZHOS AG
  • McAfee
  • Alfar Advisory Abu Dhabi
  • Enterprise Ethereum Alliance
  • RTX21 GmbH
  • LunikLabs GmbH
  • Senior Industry Advisor at ACXIT Capital Partners
Experience
  • Lead Technology Analyst Alfar Advisory for H.H. Abu Dhabi
  • CTO at RTX21
  • Co-founder of LunikLabs GmbH
  • Head of SIG Chemical Industry at Enterprise Ethereum Alliance
  • Co-founder of AZHOS AG
  • Head of Business Development at Orbit Logistics
  • Lead technology/ICO analyst at McAfee
Current focus
  • PropTech
  • Bitcoin & Crypto currencies
  • CYBINT/OSINT & Competitive Intelligence
  • Development of digital ecosystems