The Company Team
With over 20 years of experience working in international markets with mid-sized companies, Stephan advises clients on business development, connecting strategic and financial investors with German small- and mid-cap companies. For established Mittelstand companies, he provides market research and screening for potential investors and preparation and support for mergers and acquisitions. For early-stage businesses, Stephan provides assistance in succession issues, funding, business development, international strategic planning, and interim management.
Stephan spent two years in sales management for MIELE in Madrid. He later founded a subsidiary for Germany-based GLORIA-Werke H. Schulte-Frankenfeld GmbH & Co. KG to penetrate markets in Spain, Portugal, and South America. After moving back to Germany, he became a Member of GLORIA's executive board and led business development and parts of the finance group. He then managed the sale of GLORIA to UK-based investor Kidde plc.
Education: MBA and BA from the University of Paderborn
Interests/Hobbies: Bilingual in English, German, and Spanish; traveling, reading, socializing, biking