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Team Members

Jessica studied English literature and history at the University of Hamburg.

After raising three boys she joined Carlsquare in 2016 with previous experience in office management.

Polina joined Carlsquare in 2015. She has previous M&A experience from Peter Möhrle family office. Polina holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration with a major in Corporate Finance from the University of Hamburg.

Markus anslöt till Carlsquare, Equity Research 2015. Han har erfarenhet från aktiehandel och derivat sedan 2008. Tidigare arbetsgivare var Nordea Markets och Swedbank. Markus har en Masterexamen i finans från Lunds Universitet.

Agata joined Carlsquare in 2019 as an Office Manager in London. She holds a Master’s degree in Finance & Accounting and has more than 8 years of experience as an Office Administrator and PA. She is also responsible for accounting in the London office.

Christoph joined Carlsquare in 2022. Previously, he worked in M&A advisory at Rothschild & Co in Frankfurt. Christoph holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Mannheim.

Amelie joined Carlsquare in 2021 as Business Development Manager. She previously worked for Sal. Oppenheim in Corporate Finance and Private Banking, and for Kirch New Media leading their M&A activities. Amelie studied at LMU Munich (BWL) and has a PhD in Finance from Martin Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg on financial communication at Neuer Markt.

Caroline började arbeta på Carlsquare under 2018 som Strategic business manager. Hon har tidigare arbetat på Aktiespararna som chef för alla kundkontakter. Caroline har en M.Sc. in Consumer & Business Marketing och en a B.Sc. in Economics från Företagsekonomiska institutionen från Stockholms Universitet.

Anders graduated with a M.Sc. in Finance and Accounting from Copenhagen Business School and University of Michigan and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Has successfully closed numerous corporate finance transactions since 1996,  within the field of M&A, public tender offers, private placements, rights issues and IPOs.

Has worked with WestLB Panmure Investment Bank, Gudme Raaschou Bankaktieselskab and HSH Corporate Finance before co-founding Dansk Merchant Capital in 2007. In March 2019, the activities of Dansk Merchant Capital were acquired by Carlsquare.

Kai joined Carlsquare in 2019. He has previous M&A experience from IEG – Investment Banking and Cowen. Kai holds a MSc in Finance & Investments from Rotterdam School of Management (Erasmus University) and a BSc in International Business from Maastricht University with an exchange at Renmin University of China.

Alex Carré de Malberg has 29 years of experience in M&A, fundraising and financing and has advised on more than 200 transactions since 1993. He co-founded Alexander Partners in 2015 and previously worked on the Exec Committee of Commercial Bank Qatar sole in charge of investment banking, asset management and brokerage activities, Head of IB at Abu Dhabi Investment Company and Managing Director at Rothschild in Paris. He started his IB career as an analyst at Lazard Freres (NY), followed by manager at Peregrine (Hong Kong). He holds an MBA from HEC Paris and a M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Amherst and ENSIC France.

Dr. Manfred Drax har varit en associerad partner hos Carlsquare sedan 2013. Han studerade juridik i München och Freiburg im Breisgau samt affärsadministration vid Fern-Universitetet i Hagen. Vid universitetet i Bayreuth mottog han ett doktorat i företags- och koncernjuridik. Manfred har mer än 20 års erfarenhet inom medicinsk teknologi and hälsovård- bland annat.

Anders var med och startade Jarl Securities 2012. Han är en välkänd telekomanalytiker och författare som arbetat inom finansindustrin sedan 1990 både inom analys och corporate finance. Anders är utbildad journalist vid sidan av studier inom beslutsteori, risk och argumentationsanalys.

Niklas anslöt till Carlsquare Equity Research 2021. Niklas har sedan slutet av 1990-talet arbetat som aktieanalytiker och förvaltare på såväl större banker som mindre fondkommissionärer och har ett särskilt intresse för Life Science sektorn. Niklas är civilekonom från Handelshögskolan i Stockholm.

Camille kam 2022 als Office Managerin zu Carlsquare. Zuvor arbeitete sie mehrere Jahre in einer Buchhaltungsfirma.

Sebastian has been with Carlsquare since 2011. He has more than 10 years of experience in M&A, among others at Cobalt Corporate Finance (London) and goetzpartners (Munich). At Carlsquare, his focus is on software, business services and life sciences transactions. He studied Business Administration with a focus on Corporate Finance and Accounting in Mannheim (Germany) and Lund (Sweden).

Carsten joined Carlsquare in 2022. Previously, he worked in the Investment Banking Division at Crédit Agricole CIB as well as in the Corporate Finance Practices of Houlihan Lokey and Berenberg. Carsten holds a Master’s degree in Finance from the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.

Daniel Garlipp graduated with a degree in business administration from the University of Regensburg and the Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki. He has many years of experience in corporate finance with a focus on company valuation and financial and commercial due diligence. Prior to Carlsquare, Daniel worked for KPMG Corporate Finance (Hamburg), Kuna & Co. (Frankfurt) and Roland Berger Strategy Consultants (Munich).

Daniel Gebler is heading the Debt Advisory activities of Carlsquare since 2023. Prior to joining Carlsquare he gained more than 20 years investment banking experience, focussing on the financing of LBO, Project, Infrastructure as well as Corporate and Real Estate financings. Daniel joined from DC Advisory where he was the responsible Managing Director for the non distressed Debt Advisory business for the DACH and CEE region. Until 2013 he gained more than 10 years’ experience on the lender side as a team head within Commerzbank’s LBO team and a Vice President within the LBO and Infrastructure Team of Dresdner Kleinwort. He holds a Diploma in business administration from Humboldt University of Berlin.

Sven joined Carlsquare in 2022. Before joining our team, he worked in the Corporate Finance department of M.M.Warburg & CO focusing on M&A and ECM transactions. Sven is a CFA charterholder and holds an M.Sc. in Finance from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and a Bachelor of Laws from University of Hamburg.

Caroline anslöt till Carlsquare 2020. Hon har tidigare arbetserfarenhet från PwC Transaction Services (FDD). Caroline har en MSc i Corporate and Financial Management från Lunds universitet, en BSc i Economics and Business Economics från Maastricht University, och ett CertHE i International Business Management från University of Worcester.

Maurice joined Carlsquare in 2017. He has previously worked at PwC and HSH Nordbank. Maurice holds a M.Sc. in Finance from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and a B.Sc. in Management, Mathematics and Economics from the University of Essex including semesters at California State University, Monterey Bay.

Arnold har varit en investeringsbankrådgivare sedan 1998 and fusionerade sin verksamhet med Carlsquare under tredje kvartalet 2018. Han arbetade flera år på firmor som Goldman Sachs, Boston Consulting, UBS och IFC (ett företag under Världsbanken). Han har en Masterexamen i Affärsadministration från Wharton, en filosofie magisterexamen från Johns Hopkins samt en filosofie doktorsexamen från Frankfurt.

Lars is an industry advisor to Carlsquare in the field of IT&Telecom. He has a M.Sc in engineering physics and +30 years of experience working for large operators and solution suppliers such as Telia, Ericsson, MCI Worldcom and Huawei as well as a range of start-up companies. For the past 8 years Lars has been with Huawei acting as business consultant and leading operators across Europe in legacy network and business transformation.

Amanda började i Carlsquares ECM-team i början av 2022. Hon har tidigare erfarenhet från G&W Fondkommission där hon jobbade med olika typer av ECM-transaktioner och från Nordea Markets där hon jobbade med aktiemäkleri. Amanda har en examen i Finansiell Ekonomi från Hanken School of Economics.

Anna-Lena joined Carlsquare in 2017 as office manager for the Hamburg office. She previously gained nine years of experience as a personal assistant and in office management positions after living in England for a year. She is also responsible for accounting within Carlsquare.

Morten graduated with a M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Copenhagen.

More than 20 years of experience in advisory services on M&A, IPOs, secondaries and private placements.

Morten has worked with Nordea Securities, HSH Corporate Finance, Dansk Merchant Capital and a number of years as adviser, partner and CEO of one of the leading Danish agencies focusing on strategic and financial communication.

Mischa joined Carlsquare in 2011. He has more than ten years M&A experience with main focus on technology and business service companies. He has previously worked at Avocado Store, a Rocket Internet startup, and at Kreissparkasse Verden. Mischa holds a business administration degree (Diplom-Kaufmann) from University of Mannheim and is a trained banker.

Herman joined Carlsquare in 2022. He has previous experience, both as a consultant and inhouse, in business development and M&A within the Med-Tech sector. Herman is focused on the Life Science sector and holds a B.Sc. degree in Business and Economics from Lund University with a major in Corporate finance and exchange studies at St.Gallen University in Switzerland.

Steffen Leckert joined Carlsquare in 2021 with more than 25 years of experience in investment banking. He previously worked as Managing Director at Houlihan Lokey with a European Corporate Finance responsibility for Industrial Technologies and Packaging. Prior to that he worked for Lincoln International as Head of Industrials as well as the corporate coverage activities in the DACH region and led the German industrial and automotive team of Mediobanca. Steffen also worked for Bank of America Merrill Lynch with responsibilities for private equity clients and automotive supply companies.

Erik anslöt till Carlsquare 2017. Erik har mer än 15 års erfarenhet av M&A-rådgivning, med specifikt fokus på bolag inom tekniksektorn. Tidigare arbetsgivare inkluderar Stella EOC och EY. Erik har en civilingenjörsexamen Industriell Ekonomi från Chalmers och civilekonomexamen från Handelshögskolan i Göteborg.

Eva joined Carlsquare in February 2018 as the office manager for the Berlin office. She has previous experience in Office Management and Marketing. Eva holds a B.A. in Art and History from Kassel Art University.

Mandy joined Carlsquare in March 2020 as Head of Operations.

Since her studies in Business Administration in Germany and the U.S. she has gained almost ten years of experience in operating and developing cross-functional processes.

Mark Miller är en av Carlsquare grundare. Han studerade ekonomi och affärer vid Universitet i Witten/Herdecke samt vid University of Texas i Austin. Han arbetade för Deutsche Bank med företagsaffärer och kapitalförvaltning samt som analytiker hos Bertelsmann AG där han tog fram strategiska investeringsmöjligheter. Sammantaget har han deltagit i fler än 100 framgångsrika transaktioner.

Michael Moritz är en av Carlsquare grundare. Han studerade fri konstvetenskap vid Albion College i Michigan, USA samt ekonomi och juridik i Freiburg, Berlin, Köln och Bonn. Han arbetade sedan på Treuhandstalt i Berlin med rekonstruktion och privatisering av medelstora investeringar. Som företagsekonomisk konsult vid Doertenbach & Co GmbH i Frankfurt agerade han huvudsakligen rådgivare åt medelstora företag och dess ägare i samband med strategiska förvärv och avyttringar.

Bertil började på Carlsquare år 2013 och har omkring 20 års erfarenhet som aktieanalytiker från firmor som Consensus Fondkommission, Nordiska Fondkommission, Myrberg Fondkommission/Danske Bank samt Glitnir (före detta Fischer Partners). Bertil har även varit tillgångsförvaltare för fastigheter på Aberdeen. Civilingenjörsexamen Lantmäteri från KTH i Stockholm.

Fredrik anslöt till Carlsquare, Equity Research i början på 2022. Han har tidigare erfarenhet från Länsförsäkringar Fondförvaltning där han jobbade inom riskanalys och inom en värderingsfunktion. Fredrik har en masterexamen (MSc) i Finansiell Ekonomi från Handelshögskolan vid Örebro Universitet.

Emanuel anslöt till Carlsquare 2019. Han har tidigare arbetserfarenhet som managementkonsult på Cartina där han arbetade med strategi och tillväxtprojekt. Emanuel har en MSc i Industriell ekonomi och en BSc i Energisystem och hållbar utveckling från Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH) i Stockholm

Flemming graduated with a M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Copenhagen.

30 years of experience from international finance and corporate advisory services.

Worked for BG Bank in charge of the international division, Gudme Raaschou Bankaktieselskab and HSH Corporate Finance before founding Dansk Merchant Capital in 2007. In March 2019, the activities of Dansk Merchant Capital were acquired by Carlsquare.

Connie has been responsible for events at Carlsquare since the end of 2022. She has a commercial education and was responsible for high-profile events at the Georg von Holtzbrinck publishing group for several years. Most recently, she was deputy branch manager at Torquato.

Anika joined Carlsquare in 2020 as Office Manager. She previously worked in an international law firm for several years. At Carlsquare she is also responsible for HR.

Nico joined Carlsquare in 2016 and is a Partner based in Munich. He has more than ten years M&A experience and worked on numerous transactions in the FMCG, Life Science and Industrial sectors.

Prior to joining Carlsquare, he worked at CMC Consulting Group in Munich and in the small/mid cap M&A team at Groupe BPCE in New York and Frankfurt. Nico holds an LL.M. (M&A) from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and a degree in Business Administration from the University of Applied Sciences in Münster.

Finn joined the Carlsquare team in Hamburg in 2021. Previously, he gained professional experience in the corporate finance team of ODDO BHF in Frankfurt a.M. and Paris. Finn holds a Master of Arts (Honours) degree in Economics & Finance from the University of Aberdeen.

Caspar Graf Stauffenberg studerade affärsadministration i Reutlingen och London. Därefter arbetade han som projektledare hos Arthur D. Little vid deras avdelning för strategi och organisation samt som projektledare inom fusioner & förvärv hos Binding-Gruppe (idag Radeberger).

Innan han började på Carlsquare, var han finansdirektör och VD för MAP Medizin-Technologi GmbH liksom VD och medgrundare till Aequos Endoprosthetics GmbH. Båda dessa företag avyttrades med honom som rådgivare.

Berthold Stauffenberg has a track record of more than 30 years in investment banking. He co-founded Alexander Partners in 2015 and previously worked as Managing Director at Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank and Managing Director at Rothschild in Paris and Frankfurt. He holds an MBA from Insead and BSc (Hons) Economics from University of London.

Griffin joined Carlsquare in 2021 after moving from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Griffin holds a bachelor’s in finance and accounting from the University of British Columbia (UBC). Previously, he worked at Ernst & Young (EY) where he received his Chartered Professional Accountancy (CPA), before joining a regional M&A boutique, Sequiera Partners, in their insurance and professional services practice.

Robert joined Carlsquare in 2020. Previously, he gained professional experience at KPMG Deal Advisory in Hamburg. Robert holds a Master’s degree in Finance from Bond University.

Jon joined Carlsquare in 2020. Most recently he was an Associate at RIG (London) advising technology companies on M&A and fundraising, and prior to that worked in transaction services and corporate finance at KPMG (Vancouver, Canada). He is a Chartered Accountant, and a graduate of Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia.

Anshul joined Carlsquare in 2019. He previously gained experience in credit risk and equity research in India and the UK. Anshul holds a M.Sc. in Finance and Management from Cranfield School of Management (UK) and B.Com. in Banking and Insurance from University of Mumbai (India).

Philip joined Carlsquare in 2022. Prior to Carlsquare, he has already gained more than five years of M&A experience from BDO Corporate Finance and Faqtum M&A. He has successfully closed numerous transactions within Industrials, B2B services and Consumer/Internet. Philip holds a degree in Economics from University of Colorado Boulder, and certified Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst by CFI (Corporate Finance Institute).

Sybille joined Carlsquare in 2020. Following a dual degree in Business Administration  at the University of Applied Sciences Bremen and the Ecole Supérieure Commerce Marseille-Provence she worked at Deutsche Bank, initially in Munich followed by Morgan Grenfell in London. There she then joined Mercury Asset Management and Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), part of BlackRock since 2006.

Oskar började arbeta på Carlsquare under 2021. Tidigare har Oskar arbetat med marknadsövervakning och senare som noteringschef, ansvarig för närmare 200 börsnoteringar över åren. Oskar har en Civilekonomexamen från Stockholms Universitet.

Michael joined Carlsquare in 2020. He gained previous experience at GCA Altium, Odewald KMU and BNP Paribas. Michael holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster.

Frederik joined Carlsquare in 2018. He has previously worked at UniCredit and Berenberg. Frederik holds a joint MSc in Finance from the Nova School of Business and Economics and the Sao Paulo School of Economics and a BSc in Business Administration from the University of Hamburg.

Nils joined Carlsquare from Deloitte in London, where he worked within the M&A advisory team. He has gained M&A experience since 2010, mainly advising technology companies on buy and sell side transactions within the mid-market. Nils holds a degree in Economics from the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn.

Andreas Zetzsche was Group Head of the RWE AG M&A division for many years and conducted many relevant M&A transactions, including capital market deals, from the headquarters in Essen. Previously, he was Managing Director of the European Chemical Group of Chase Manhattan Bank N.A. In London. Since 2018, Mr. Zetzsche has also supported the head of the Mergers & Acquisitions chair at the WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management as Chair Affiliate.

Marta joined Carlsquare in 2021. She has previously worked at Scotiabank (London and Toronto) in both investment and corporate banking. Prior to that, she worked at Deloitte. She has a B.B.A. from Schulich School of Business, York University (Toronto, Canada) and is also a Chartered Professional Accountant (Canada).