I am enticed by the dynamics of M&A deals in combination with learning and understanding companies' business models and striving to achieve the best outcome for clients.
Dirk advises corporate clients and private equity investors on domestic and international mergers and acquisitions (M&A). He manages the complete process from new business generation to project and deal execution by applying the best practices and latest developments of valuation trends, due diligence and market standards.
As a senior member of the Business Services Group in Frankfurt, Dirk specializes in transportation and logistics transactions. Dirk has also gained specific industry experience from successfully closed projects in the healthcare, engineering, consumer goods and aviation sectors, most of which were cross-border M&A transactions. In addition, he possesses special know-how and experience in the development of valuation and leveraged buyout models.
Before Dirk joined Lincoln International, he worked for HSBC Trinkaus and Sal. Oppenheim. He started his career at Peters Associates.
Dirk earned a Master of Philosophy in innovation, strategy and organization from the University of Cambridge’s Judge Business School. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (with honors) and Diplom-Kaufmann (FH) in European business from the Anglia Ruskin University and the Berlin School of Economics. Dirk is a chartered financial analyst.
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