Dover PSG / Quattroflow
2011
Dover PSG / Quattroflow
Nets prepaid business / Edenred
2014
Nets prepaid business / Edenred

Nets prepaid business / Edenred

2014 (
  • Business Services
  • Finland
  • France
)

MCF advised Nets Oy in the divestment of the prepaid “Lounas” and “Virike” vouchers and cards business to Edenred SA, the France based global leader in prepaid corporate services.

The advisory team was led by Jussi Vuorinen. 

Normet / Cantell Oy
2005
Normet / Cantell Oy
EPURON Biogas / RES Projects
2011
EPURON Biogas / RES Projects
Bates, David
David Bates
Bates, David

David Bates

Office : London

David Bates holds an Economics degree from the University of Warwick. After graduating, he joined Deloitte in 2005, where he qualified as an ACA in the financial services audit department. David joined our London office in 2009. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Personal note: I’m a keen cricketer and member of the MCC. My other hobbies include cycling and tennis.

Bates, David
Reactive Technologies / RES Group
2014
Reactive Technologies / RES Group

Reactive Technologies / RES Group

2014 (
  • Energy & Renewables
  • England
  • Finland
)

MCF advised Reactive Technologies, a demand side management technology company, on the raising of equity finance from the RES Group.

The advisory team was led by Ian Henderson.

Urbana Energietechnik / NEK
2007
Urbana Energietechnik / NEK
Kivelä, Ville
Ville Kivelä
Kivelä, Ville

Ville Kivelä

Partner located in Helsinki

Ville Kivelä holds a Master’s degree from the Helsinki School of Economics. He was a co-founder of our Helsinki office in 2003 and has been a Partner and heading up the office since 2006. Prior to joining us, Ville worked for Nordea Securities (previously Merita Securities) as a head of research.

Personal note: I enjoy outdoor life and spending time at our summer house, especially with my wife and four children. I also like good literature.

Kivelä, Ville
goldgas / BluO
2012
goldgas / BluO
Svensk Pantbelåning / Preato
2007
Svensk Pantbelåning / Preato

Svensk Pantbelåning / Preato

2007 (
  • Private Equity
  • Others
  • England
  • Finland
  • USA
  • Sweden
)

MCF advised Rutland Partners, Cash America and Barclays on the sale of Sweden's largest pawnbroker, Svensk Pantbelåning Holdings AB, to Preato Capital Ltd, the owner of Finland’s largest pawnbroker, Helsingin Pantti Oy. 


The advisory team was led by Ian Henderson. 

Schilske, Ragna
Ragna Schilske
Schilske, Ragna

Ragna Schilske

Expertise:
Office : Hamburg

Ragna Schilske finished her apprenticeship in an insurance company and studied English and German at the University of Hamburg. She joined our Hamburg office in 2001, working in general administration as a team assistant and as personal assistant to Dr Christoph Stoecker.

Personal note: I love horse riding, diving and reading.

Schilske, Ragna
Wegen, Gerhard
Prof Dr Gerhard Wegen
Enercity / Danpower
2006
Enercity / Danpower
Schmidt, Michaela
Michaela Schmidt
Schmidt, Michaela

Michaela Schmidt

Expertise:
Office : Hamburg

Michaela Schmidt completed an apprenticeship in the hotel industry and worked as a receptionist. Furthermore, she graduated from the school of foreign languages in Hamburg and worked as a state-certified foreign language correspondent. She joined our Hamburg office in 1997 as personal assistant to Hans-Christoph Stadel.

Personal note: I enjoy teaching aerobic classes in my free time and I love reading.

Schmidt, Michaela
ATG Deutschland / MBO
2013
ATG Deutschland / MBO
Peine Gruppe / Steadfast
2006
Peine Gruppe / Steadfast

Peine Gruppe / Steadfast

2006 (
  • Others
  • Germany
)

MCF advised the family owner of Peine Group, a leading German producer of menswear in the mid-market segment, on its sale by way of a MBO backed by Steadfast Capital.


The advisory team was led by Hans Christoph Stadel. 

Metso / M&J
2009
Metso / M&J

Metso / M&J

2009 (
  • Capital Goods
  • Finland
  • Denmark
)

MCF advised Metso Corporation on the acquisition of M&J Industries A/S, a leading supplier of mobile and stationary shredders for the processing of solid waste and biomass.


The advisory team was led by Hans-Christoph Stadel and Kalle Uljas. 

Huvinen, Heli
Heli Huvinen
Huvinen, Heli

Heli Huvinen

Office : Helsinki

Heli Huvinen holds a Master’s degree from the Aalto University School of Economics. She studied Finance and Accounting and has had work experience in a variety of roles, including accounting and finance. Heli joined our Helsinki office in May 2011. 

Personal note: I’m a keen runner.

Huvinen, Heli
Hashagen, Jan-Christian
Jan-Christian Hashagen
Hashagen, Jan-Christian

Jan-Christian Hashagen

Office : Hamburg

Jan-Christian Hashagen studied Business Administration (B.B.A.) and Finance (M.Sc.) in Groningen, Dortmund and Budapest. During his studies, he worked at Thyssen Krupp, nwk nordwest Kapitalbeteiligungsgesellschaft and BLG Logistics. Jan-Christian joined our Hamburg office in 2012.

Personal note: I enjoy sailing, cars and travelling.

Hashagen, Jan-Christian
Intera Partners / Fin-Seula
2014
Intera Partners / Fin-Seula

Intera Partners / Fin-Seula

2014 (
  • Private Equity
  • Business Services
  • Finland
)

MCF advised the Finnish buy-out fund Intera Partners in the acquisition of the infrastructure construction company Fin-Seula Oy from its founders.

The advisory team was led by Jussi Vuorinen and Konsta Ruutu

Rautaruukki Stahlservice / Knauf Interfer
2006
Rautaruukki Stahlservice / Knauf Interfer

Rautaruukki Stahlservice / Knauf Interfer

2006 (
  • Materials
  • Germany
  • Finland
)

MCF advised Rautaruukki Oyj on the sale of Ruukki Stahlservice GmbH, one of Germany's largest steel service centers, to Knauf Interfer AG. 


The advisory team was led by Christoph Stoecker and Ville Kivelä. 

Nab Labs / Group of Investors
2010
Nab Labs / Group of Investors
Maynard, Richard
Richard Maynard
Maynard, Richard

Richard Maynard

Expertise:
Partner located in London

Richard Maynard studied Modern Languages at Bristol University and is fluent in German. Prior to joining us in 2005, he was at Deloitte in London for 4 years, where he qualified as a chartered accountant (ACA). Richard has worked on numerous sell- and buy-sides for multinationals and private equity across a wide range of sectors, including renewable energy and capital goods. He has strong expertise in the wind energy, bioenergy, solar and energy efficiency segments. Richard became a Partner in 2014.

Personal note: I enjoy running, playing tennis and golf.

Maynard, Richard
Galkin, Mika
Mika Galkin
Galkin, Mika

Mika Galkin

Office : Helsinki

Mika Galkin holds a Master’s degree from the Helsinki School of Economics. Before joining our Helsinki office in 2004, he ran his own fund raising and wealth management company. Mika has participated in numerous cross-border transactions and was based in our London office in 2006-2008. 

Personal note: I am a keen sailor.

Galkin, Mika
Kaempfe, Hasso
Dr Hasso Kaempfe
Körber / Weimer
2009
Körber / Weimer
Teittinen, Eevi
Eevi Teittinen
Teittinen, Eevi

Eevi Teittinen

Expertise:
Office : Helsinki

Eevi Teittinen graduated from the Helsinki Business College and joined our Helsinki office in January 2011. She works in general administration and as a team assistant.

Personal note: I’m a passionate sportswoman and love the gym and running. I am a Personal Trainer in my free time and I also enjoy reading, cooking and spending time with my dog.

Teittinen, Eevi
Beer & Beverage Packaging / Graphic Packaging
2012
Beer & Beverage Packaging / Graphic Packaging
Ferratum / Debt Capital Fundraising
2010
Ferratum / Debt Capital Fundraising
Oldroyd, Graham
Graham Oldroyd
Oldroyd, Graham

Graham Oldroyd

Senior Adviser located in London

Graham Oldroyd is a Senior Adviser to MCF Corporate Finance. He is an experienced international private equity investor and multiple board Chairman / Non-Executive Director. Until June 2013 he was a Partner at private equity fund manager Bridgepoint, completing 23 years at the firm and holding a series of senior positions, including Head of the Nordic Region, Head of Manufacturing & Industrials, and Geschäftsführer for Bridgepoint GmbH. Graham has extensive cross-border M&A experience from Europe, the USA and China, and has served on Boards in the UK, all Nordic Countries, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland, covering a wide variety of sectors spanning the automotive industry, consumer products, engineering consulting, healthcare, IT, manufacturing and industrials, and support services. Appointed a Church of England Commissioner with effect from 1 April 2014, in this role he is also a member of the Assets Committee responsible for investment of the c. £5 billion Church Commissioners’ Fund. He is a visiting lecturer at INSEAD and Durham University Business Schools. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment. Graham has an MBA from INSEAD and a degree in Engineering from Cambridge University.

Personal note: I am a keen sailor, golfer and England rugby supporter.
 

Aura Group / FSN Capital Partners
2006
Aura Group / FSN Capital Partners

Aura Group / FSN Capital Partners

2006 (
  • Capital Goods
  • Private Equity
  • England
  • Norway
  • Sweden
)

MCF advised Bridgepoint Capital on the sale of Aura Group AB, a developer, manufacturer and seller of long life fluorescent lamps for industrial and commercial use, to FSN Capital Partners AS.


The advisory team was led by Ian Henderson. 

Gustavson, Stig
Dr Stig Gustavson
Fans Bond Issue
2012
Fans Bond Issue
Uponor / Zent-Frenger
2011
Uponor / Zent-Frenger
X-TEC / Sentica
2006
X-TEC / Sentica
Schuster, Stephan
Stephan Schuster
Schuster, Stephan

Stephan Schuster

Office : Hamburg

Stephan Schuster studied Economics and Finance at the Universities of Hamburg, Edinburgh, Bamberg and Groningen and holds a M.Sc. in Economics. During his studies, he worked at the Hamburg Institute for International Economics (HWWI) before joining us in 2011.

Personal note: I enjoy cross country cycling, hiking, snowboarding and football.

Schuster, Stephan
Valmet Automotive Fundraising
2010
Valmet Automotive Fundraising

Valmet Automotive Fundraising

2010 (
  • Capital Goods
  • Finland
)

MCF advised Metso Corporation on the successful fundraising for its subsidiary, Valmet Automotive Inc., a provider of engineering, manufacturing and business services to the automotive industry. The new investors were Pontos Oy and Finnish Investment Ltd. 


The advisory team was led by Kalle Uljas. 

Dekra / Polartest
2008
Dekra / Polartest

Dekra / Polartest

2008 (
  • Business Services
  • Germany
  • Finland
)

MCF advised DEKRA AG on the acquisition of Polartest Oy, an independent inspection company and notified body, from its owners, Fortum, TVO, Pöyry and management.


The advisory team was led by Jussi Vuorinen and Hans-Christoph Stadel. 

Upsolut Sports / Lagadere Sports
2008
Upsolut Sports / Lagadere Sports

Upsolut Sports / Lagadere Sports

2008 (
  • Others
  • Germany
  • France
)

MCF advised the owners of Upsolut Sports AG, Germany’s frontrunner in the hosting and organisation of endurance sports events, to Lagardère Sports, part of Lagardère SCA, a leading sports rights and sports marketing business.


The advisory team was led by Hans-Christoph Stadel. 

Evotec Chemicals & Pharmaceutical  Development / Aptuit
2007
Evotec Chemicals & Pharmaceutical Development / Aptuit

Evotec Chemicals & Pharmaceutical Development / Aptuit

2007 (
  • Healthcare
  • Germany
  • England
  • USA
)

MCF advised Evotec AG, a leader in the discovery of small molecule drugs, on the sale of its chemical and pharmaceutical development business to Aptuit Inc.


The advisory team was led by Ian Henderson. 

Beautywater / Hassia Mineralquellen
2009
Beautywater / Hassia Mineralquellen
Melchers, Yvonne
Yvonne Melchers
Melchers, Yvonne

Yvonne Melchers

Office : Hamburg

Yvonne Melchers completed her apprenticeship and traineeship in Corporate Finance at WestLB in Münster, Düsseldorf and London. She then studied business administration at the universities St. Gallen, Toronto and New York. Subsequently, Yvonne spent over 5 years in Deutsche Bank’s Corporate and Investment Bank in London, advising European utilities in M&A and capital markets transactions. She is a visiting lecturer at ESCP Europe in Berlin. Yvonne joined MCF in 2012.

Personal note: I enjoy skiing, snowboarding, swimming, snorkelling and cooking (more or less successfully…)

Melchers, Yvonne
Hornung Pedersen, Per
Per Hornung Pedersen
Rautaruukki / Syneco Industri
2005
Rautaruukki / Syneco Industri
Partner Pharma / Penta Investments
2013
Partner Pharma / Penta Investments
Sunstroom / Foresight
2011
Sunstroom / Foresight
Malkit / Private investors
2014
Malkit / Private investors

Malkit / Private investors

2014 (
  • Private Equity
  • Business Services
  • Finland
)

MCF advised Vaaka Partners, the Finnish mid-market buy-out fund, in the divestment of Malkit Oy to private investors.

The advisory team was led by Jussi Vuorinen. 

Florman, Mark
Mark Florman
Florman, Mark

Mark Florman

Senior Adviser located in London

Mark Florman is a Senior Adviser to MCF Corporate Finance. He is an active board member on numerous corporate, advisory, political & regulatory and charitable organisations. Mark is currently Strategic Adviser and Industry Ambassador to the British Venture Capital Association (BVCA) and has previously held positions as the CEO of the BVCA, Managing Director at Doughty Hanson, Chairman of LM Glasfiber and was a founding Partner of Maizels Westerberg & Co.

Personal note: In addition to my political and charitable interests, I enjoy skiing with my family and shooting.…

Pekonen, Piia
Piia Pekonen
Pekonen, Piia

Piia Pekonen

Office : Helsinki

Piia Pekonen holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and is about to finish her Master’s studies at the Aalto University School of Business. She has also studied at the University of St. Gallen in an exchange program. Prior to joining our Helsinki office in spring 2013, Piia worked in different roles in banking.

Personal note: I’m interested in dogs and sports. 

Pekonen, Piia
Konecranes / R.Stahl
2005
Konecranes / R.Stahl

Konecranes / R.Stahl

2005 (
  • Capital Goods
  • England
  • Finland
)

MCF advised KCI Konecranes Plc., a world leading engineering group specialising in overhead lifting solutions and services, on the acquisition of R.Stahl AG’s material handling division, which produces custom made electric overhead travelling cranes, monorail and chain hoists as well as crane maintenance services. 


The advisory team was led by Hans-Christoph Stadel. 

Edlich, Stefan
Stefan Edlich
Edlich, Stefan

Stefan Edlich

Partner located in Hamburg

Stefan Edlich studied European Finance and Accounting in Bremen and Leeds, prior to working in the Investment Banking Division of DZ BANK for four years. Subsequently, he was responsible for the M&A activities and capital market communication of a listed company. Before he joined our Hamburg office in 2008, Stefan was in PwC’s Transaction Services division for three years. Stefan is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He became a Partner in 2012.

Personal note: I enjoy endurance sports.

Edlich, Stefan
Refinancing
2012
Refinancing
Outokumpu / Inoxum
2012
Outokumpu / Inoxum

Outokumpu / Inoxum

2012 (
  • Materials
  • Germany
  • Finland
)

MCF advised Outokumpu Oyj on its acquisition of ThyssenKrupp AG's stainless steel division, Inoxum Group.


The advisory team was led by Ville Kivelä. 

Valmet Automotive / Karmann
2010
Valmet Automotive / Karmann

Valmet Automotive / Karmann

2010 (
  • Capital Goods
  • Germany
  • Finland
  • Poland
)

MCF advised Valmet Automotive Inc. on the acquisition of Karmann GmbH's convertible car roof business in Germany and Poland.


The advisory team was led by Christoph Stoecker and Kalle Uljas. 

Ruukki Betonstahl & Ruukki Welbond / Al-Tuwairqi
2007
Ruukki Betonstahl & Ruukki Welbond / Al-Tuwairqi

Ruukki Betonstahl & Ruukki Welbond / Al-Tuwairqi

2007 (
  • Materials
  • Germany
  • Finland
  • Saudi-Arabia
  • Netherlands
)

MCF advised Rautaruukki Oyj on the sale of Ruukki Betonstahl GmbH, a German market leader in reinforcing steel for the construction industry, and Ruukki Welbond BV, a Dutch based processor of reinforcing steel for the Benelux countries, to the Saudi-Arabia based Al-Tuwairqi Group.


The advisory team was led by Christoph Stoecker. 

Münchmeyer, Hans Hermann
Hans Hermann Münchmeyer
Münchmeyer, Hans Hermann

Hans Hermann Münchmeyer

Senior Adviser located in Hamburg

Hans Hermann Münchmeyer is the co-founder and Senior Adviser of MCF Corporate Finance. He worked abroad for several years in various international banks and then spent more than 15 years as a Managing Partner of the private bank Schröder, Münchmeyer, Hengst & Co. After holding several chief executive positions, he founded Münchmeyer Advisory Services in 1987, which has evolved to become MCF Corporate Finance. 

Personal note: I am a family man and extremely interested in ecology.

Henderson, Ian
Ian Henderson
Henderson, Ian

Ian Henderson

Partner located in London

Ian Henderson holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Cambridge University. He spent 5 years in Arthur Andersen’s corporate tax advisory team, where he qualified as an ACA, followed by 6 years at Nordea Securities (previously Maizels, Westerberg), where he was a director and head of the private equity sector team. In 2003, Ian founded our UK subsidiary and has subsequently been a Partner and in charge of our London office.

Personal note: I enjoy golf and skiing, especially with my wife and 2 children who like to keep me active.

Henderson, Ian
Business Eurocard business / SEB Kort
2014
Business Eurocard business / SEB Kort

Business Eurocard business / SEB Kort

2014 (
  • Business Services
  • Finland
  • Sweden
)

MCF advised Nets Oy in the divestment of the Business Eurocard corporate payment card business to SEB Kort.


The advisory team was led by Jussi Vuorinen.
 

Financial Advisory
2009
Financial Advisory
Capvis / De Sede
2007
Capvis / De Sede
Pro Pharma / Penta
2011
Pro Pharma / Penta
Mäkelä, Mikko
Mikko Mäkelä
Mäkelä, Mikko

Mikko Mäkelä

Office : Helsinki

Mikko Mäkelä studied Finance and Accounting at the Aalto University School of Economics and joined our Helsinki office in 2011. He has previous work experience in accounting and financial statement analysis.

Personal note: I’m a keen fly fisher and a happy dog owner.

Mäkelä, Mikko
Körber / Seidenader Maschinenfabrik
2010
Körber / Seidenader Maschinenfabrik

Körber / Seidenader Maschinenfabrik

2010 (
  • Capital Goods
  • Germany
)

MCF advised Körber AG on the acquisition of Seidenader Maschinenbau GmbH, one of the leading manufacturers of inspection machinery for the global pharmaceutical industry.


The advisory team was led by Hans-Christoph Stadel. 

Rautaruukki / Metalplast Oborniki
2005
Rautaruukki / Metalplast Oborniki
ZVS / DSGF
2011
ZVS / DSGF
von Oertzen / Arcus
2007
von Oertzen / Arcus
Metsä Tissue / Tento
2006
Metsä Tissue / Tento

Metsä Tissue / Tento

2006 (
  • Materials
  • Germany
  • Finland
)

MCF advised Metsä Tissue Oyj, a leading European tissue paper products supplier, on its acquisition of Tento a.s., a leading tissue paper company in Slovakia.


For further information please contact Jussi Vuorinen. 

Amango / Burda Holding
2004
Amango / Burda Holding
Rauscher, Klaus
Prof Dr Klaus Rauscher
Großmann, Simon
Simon Großmann
Großmann, Simon

Simon Großmann

Office : Hamburg

Simon Grossmann studied Foreign Trade and International Management in Hamburg and completed various internships, including positions with UniCredit Bank in New York and Munich. He started his professional career within the Investment Banking trainee program at UniCredit, both in London and Munich, and subsequently worked as an Analyst in the M&A department. Simon joined our Hamburg office in 2013. 

Personal note: I am a passionate snowboarder and squash player.
 

Großmann, Simon
Deutgen / Amphenol
2012
Deutgen / Amphenol
Evotec / ENS Holdings
2005
Evotec / ENS Holdings
Emotion / MBO
2009
Emotion / MBO
Valmet Automotive / CAE Automotive
2012
Valmet Automotive / CAE Automotive

Valmet Automotive / CAE Automotive

2012 (
  • Capital Goods
  • Germany
  • Finland
)

MCF advised Valmet Automotive Inc. on the acquisition of the automotive engineering services business, CAE Automotive GmbH.


The advisory team was led by Kalle Uljas and Christoph Stoecker. 

Outokumpu / VDM
2014
Outokumpu / VDM
Thermotex / RheinEnergie
2010
Thermotex / RheinEnergie
Metso Foundries Karlstad / Primaca
2008
Metso Foundries Karlstad / Primaca
Euroclinicum / PPF Healthcare
2009
Euroclinicum / PPF Healthcare
Mummert & Partner / Groupe Steria
2004
Mummert & Partner / Groupe Steria
Aurajoki / Primaca
2005
Aurajoki / Primaca
Krahn Chemie / ICH
2013
Krahn Chemie / ICH

Krahn Chemie / ICH

2013 (
  • Materials
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
)

MCF advised KRAHN CHEMIE GmbH on the acquisition of the chemical distributor, ICH Benelux B.V. 


The advisory team was led by Stefan Edlich. 

Keycast / Riverside
2007
Keycast / Riverside

Keycast / Riverside

2007 (
  • Capital Goods
  • Private Equity
  • Finland
  • USA
  • Sweden
)

MCF advised OKO Venture Capital (now Vaaka Partners) on the sale of Keycast Oy, which comprises of four leading steel-making companies in Finland and Sweden, making up the most comprehensive steel foundry consortium in Northern Europe, to private equity fund Riverside.


The advisory team was led by Ville Kivelä and Kalle Uljas. 

Copeichin, Xenia
Xenia Copeichin
Copeichin, Xenia

Xenia Copeichin

Office : London

Xenia Copeichin holds an Economics degree from the University of Bath.
Prior to joining MCF’s London office in 2013, she gathered M&A work experience at both Macquarie Capital and PwC in Frankfurt.
Xenia speaks English, German, Russian and Bulgarian.

Personal note: I enjoy travelling and learning new languages.
 

Copeichin, Xenia
Stoecker, Christoph
Dr Christoph Stoecker
Stoecker, Christoph

Dr Christoph Stoecker

Partner located in Hamburg

Christoph Stoecker studied Law at the universities of Cologne, Lausanne, Hamburg (Dr.iur) and Sydney (LL.M.) and was admitted to the German Bar in 1988. Prior to joining us in 1998, he was a partner at the Hamburg offices of international law firm Buse Heberer Fromm having previously worked for law firms abroad. Christoph specialises in corporate law and M&A. He became a Partner and Managing Director of MCF in 2000. 

Personal note: I’m a keen sportsman and value integrity, be-it at home, at work or on the gamesfield.

Stoecker, Christoph
Malkit / Appliances business
2012
Malkit / Appliances business
Muir, Clare
Clare Muir
Muir, Clare

Clare Muir

Expertise:
Office : London

Clare Muir studied Biochemistry at Lady Margret Hall, Oxford University, before joining Shell International to complete her Management Accountancy qualification (CIMA, now GCMA). After several years, Clare moved to Japan for 4 years, where she learnt Japanese for a year before joining the Jardine Group. On her return to London, Clare worked for Shell Gas and then in private practice before joining our London office in 2010.

Personal note: I love golfing with my family near St Andrews in Scotland.

Muir, Clare
Rautaruukki / Velsa
2004
Rautaruukki / Velsa
Vuorinen, Jussi
Jussi Vuorinen
Vuorinen, Jussi

Jussi Vuorinen

Partner located in Helsinki

Jussi Vuorinen graduated from the Helsinki School of Economics in 2000 majoring in Finance. He was also an exchange student at the London School of Economics. During and after his studies, Jussi spent four years at Nordea Corporate Finance, based in Helsinki and London. He then worked at the local management consulting company August Associates in Helsinki, before joining us in 2005. Jussi became a Partner in 2012.

Personal note: In addition to sports, I enjoy spending time with my wife, three children, two dogs and a cat.

Vuorinen, Jussi
ARCUS / Lampe Privatinvest
2014
ARCUS / Lampe Privatinvest
Jansen, Floris
Floris Jansen
Jansen, Floris

Floris Jansen

Office : London

Floris Jansen holds a Master of Science degree in Corporate Finance & Banking from the Duisenberg School of Finance in Amsterdam. Before joining our London office in March 2012, he worked in investment banking at Credit Suisse in Amsterdam. Floris is Dutch.

Personal note: I enjoy playing sports and cooking.

Jansen, Floris
Cramo / Theisen Baumaschinen
2011
Cramo / Theisen Baumaschinen

Cramo / Theisen Baumaschinen

2011 (
  • Business Services
  • Germany
  • Finland
)

MCF advised Cramo Plc on the acquisition of Theisen Baumaschinen AG, a leading German rental services company owned by Arrex Beteiligungs-GmbH.


The advisory team was led by Ville Kivelä and Hans-Christoph Stadel. 

Ahlstrom Altenkirchen / Interface Solutions
2010
Ahlstrom Altenkirchen / Interface Solutions

Ahlstrom Altenkirchen / Interface Solutions

2010 (
  • Materials
  • Germany
  • Finland
  • USA
)

MCF advised Ahlstrom Corporation on the sale of Ahlstrom Altenkirchen GmbH, a producer of gasket and heat shield materials for the automotive industry and calender bowl materials for the paper industry, to its US-based competitor, Interface Solutions.


The advisory team was led by Jussi Vuorinen and Stefan Wittek. 

Modular Space Business / MB Funds
2012
Modular Space Business / MB Funds

Modular Space Business / MB Funds

2012 (
  • Business Services
  • Finland
)

MCF advised Cramo Plc on a structured sales process resulting in the sale of its modular space production and customised modular space rental business to MB Funds.


The advisory team was led by Kalle Uljas.

Gehrlicher Solar America Corp. / M&W Americas
2013
Gehrlicher Solar America Corp. / M&W Americas
Markus, Richard
Richard Markus
Markus, Richard

Richard Markus

Senior Adviser located in Hamburg

Richard Markus is a Senior Adviser to MCF Corporate Finance and an active Board Member of Wasserkraft Oberland GmbH. Previously, he established and was the Managing Director in charge of both Hawkpoint Partners Ltd’s and Jefferies International Ltd’s operations in the German speaking regions. He primarily focuses on financial sponsor related transactions. Prior to these positions, Richard established KPMG’s German corporate finance practice.

Personal note: I am a very keen cook and enjoy travelling.

Mercantile Fastener Business / Bufab
2008
Mercantile Fastener Business / Bufab
Junttan / Primaca
2005
Junttan / Primaca

Junttan / Primaca

2005 (
  • Capital Goods
  • Private Equity
  • Finland
)

MCF advised Capman and on the sale of its stake in Junttan Oy, a European specialist in the design, manufacturing and marketing of hydraulic piling machines for the construction industry, to Primaca Partners Oy. 


The advisory team was led by Ville Kivelä. 

Stadel, Hans-Christoph
Hans-Christoph Stadel
Stadel, Hans-Christoph

Hans-Christoph Stadel

Partner located in Hamburg

Hans-Christoph Stadel graduated with a MBA from the European School of Management Studies in Paris, Oxford and Berlin, having previously completed a two year apprenticeship at the Vereins- und Westbank, Hamburg. He then joined Enskilda Securities in London, where he was responsible for Finnish and German M&A transactions. In 1990, he moved to Hamburg to open Enskilda’s German office before conducting an MBO in 1994, together with Hans Hermann Münchmeyer, to found Münchmeyer GmbH Corporate Finance. Hans-Christoph is a founding Partner and Managing Director of MCF. In addition, Hans-Christoph is the Honorary Consul for Finland in Hamburg.

Personal note: I enjoy endurance sports, such as running the marathon, cycling and the triathlon, as well as skiing and I am also interested in Bordeaux wine.

Stadel, Hans-Christoph
Heating plant business / KPA Unicon Group and MBO
2014
Heating plant business / KPA Unicon Group and MBO

Heating plant business / KPA Unicon Group and MBO

2014 (
  • Capital Goods
  • Finland
  • Sweden
  • Russia
)

MCF has advised Valmet Oyj in the divestment of the small-scale heating plant business and related services operations in Finland, Sweden and Russia. The Finnish and Russian operations were sold to KPA Unicon Group Oy and the Swedish business was sold through an MBO.

The advisory team was led by Kalle Uljas. 

Ögård, Mikael
Mikael Ögård
Ögård, Mikael

Mikael Ögård

Office : Helsinki

Mikael Ögård holds a Master’s degree from the Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki. He graduated in 2010 with a major in Finance and a minor in Accounting. Following his studies, Mikael joined our Helsinki office in 2010.

Personal note: During my free time, I am usually either fine-tuning my wooden sailing boat or running long distances.

Ögård, Mikael
Neusser Pressehaus / Rheinische Post
2009
Neusser Pressehaus / Rheinische Post
Konecranes / Morris Material Handling
2004
Konecranes / Morris Material Handling
Miremadi, Simon
Simon Miremadi
Miremadi, Simon

Simon Miremadi

Office : Hamburg

Simon Miremadi holds a MBA from Cal State East Bay, California and a Bachelor of Science in International Business from ESB Business School Reutlingen. Prior to joining our Hamburg office in May 2013, Simon had M&A work experience at Woodside Capital Partners in Palo Alto, focusing on the technology and life science sectors. He also previously interned at Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt and Daimler in Stuttgart.

Personal note: I’m a passionate traveller, diver, surfer, snowboarder and squash player. I also enjoy cooking, especially Persian and Mexican cuisine.

Miremadi, Simon
Stadtwerke Kiel / MVV Energie
2004
Stadtwerke Kiel / MVV Energie
Pfalzwerke / Projekt GmbH
Pending
Pfalzwerke / Projekt GmbH
Uljas, Kalle
Kalle Uljas
Uljas, Kalle

Kalle Uljas

Partner located in Helsinki

Kalle Uljas studied at the Helsinki School of Economics and has a Master’s degree in Finance. He started his career with Process Vision, a Finnish software company providing solutions for the deregulated energy markets. He then moved to Handelsbanken Markets, where he was responsible for equity research on the listed Finnish capital goods companies. Kalle joined us in 2003 and became a Partner in 2011. 

Personal Note: I’m a keen sportsman and ever-improving guitarist. 

Uljas, Kalle
Virtaco Personal Protection / Lindström
2009
Virtaco Personal Protection / Lindström
PKC Group / SEGU Gruppe
2011
PKC Group / SEGU Gruppe
UPM Wind Power / Element Power
2013
UPM Wind Power / Element Power

UPM Wind Power / Element Power

2013 (
  • Energy & Renewables
  • England
  • Finland
)

MCF performed a strategic review for UPM-Kymmene Corporation followed by a formal process to search for a wind development partner. This concluded in the formation of a JV with Element Power for the development of Finnish wind power projects on sites leased from UPM.


The advisory team was led by Ian Henderson. 

treorbis / Private investors
2013
treorbis / Private investors
Moventas Parkano / Takoma
2010
Moventas Parkano / Takoma

Moventas Parkano / Takoma

2010 (
  • Capital Goods
  • Private Equity
  • Finland
)

MCF advised IK Investment Partners on the sale of a Moventas Parkano Oy, a manufacturer of large diameter, induction hardened mechanical power transmission components for the marine & offshore, mining & minerals, fibre & paper, and wind power generation industries. Moventas Parkano Oy was a division of Moventas Oy and was sold to Takoma Oyj, which is controlled by the listed investment company Panostaja Oyj.


The advisory team was led by Ville Kivelä. 

Evotec / Research Support International
2009
Evotec / Research Support International

Evotec / Research Support International

2009 (
  • Healthcare
  • Germany
  • England
  • India
)

MCF advised Evotec AG, a leader in the discovery of small molecule drugs, on its acquisition of Research Support International Private Limited, a provider of drug discovery and development services.


The advisory team was led by Ian Henderson. 

Evotec Technologies / Perkin Elmer
2006
Evotec Technologies / Perkin Elmer

Evotec Technologies / Perkin Elmer

2006 (
  • Healthcare
  • Germany
  • USA
)

MCF advised Evotec AG, a leader in the discovery of small molecule drugs, on the sale of Evotec Technologies GmbH, a worldwide leading provider of high-end cell handling, detection and screening devices and systems used for automated cell biology, to PerkinElmer Inc.


The advisory team was led by Christoph Stoecker. 

Mattern, Stefan
Stefan Mattern
Mattern, Stefan

Stefan Mattern

Office : Hamburg

Stefan Mattern holds a Diplom-Kaufmann degree from the University of Hamburg. Prior to joining us in January 2007, Stefan spent five years with Deutsche Bank, where he worked for the Private Banking Division and was Executive Assistant to the Board of Deutsche Bank SpA in Italy. Previously, Stefan was active in the M&A Advisory Team of Berenberg Bank.

Personal note: I’m a keen hockey player, snowboarder, golfer and enjoy DJing. 

Mattern, Stefan
Ostmeier, Hanns
Dr Hanns Ostmeier
Ruutu, Konsta
Konsta Ruutu
Ruutu, Konsta

Konsta Ruutu

Office : Helsinki

Konsta Ruutu holds a Master’s degree from the Helsinki School of Economics, where he studied Finance and Economics. Prior to joining our Helsinki office in 2009, Konsta worked at Danske Markets Corporate Finance. 

Personal note: I enjoy sports and reading.

Ruutu, Konsta
Krahn Chemie / Pietro Carini
2014
Krahn Chemie / Pietro Carini

Krahn Chemie / Pietro Carini

2014 (
  • Materials
  • Germany
  • Italy
)

MCF advised KRAHN CHEMIE GmbH on the acquisition of a majority share in Pietro Carini S.p.A., a speciality chemical distributor headquartered in Milan.

The advisory team was led by Stefan Edlich.
 

Are Industrial Services / Bilfinger Berger
2011
Are Industrial Services / Bilfinger Berger

Are Industrial Services / Bilfinger Berger

2011 (
  • Business Services
  • Germany
  • Finland
  • Norway
)

After helping Are Oy in evaluating its strategic options for its industrial services business, Are Industrial Services, MCF advised Are Oy, on its sale to Bilfinger Berger Industrial Services GmbH.


The advisory team was led by Jussi Vuorinen. 

E.R.N. / Aurubis
2011
E.R.N. / Aurubis
Enercity / EKT
2007
Enercity / EKT

Enercity / EKT

2007 (
  • Energy & Renewables
  • Germany
)

MCF advised Stadtwerke Hannover AG, Hannover's local energy supplier, on its acquisition of EKT GmbH from RWE AG.


The advisory team was led by Stefan Wittek. 

Froh House Tech / FON Telescopic Systems
2005
Froh House Tech / FON Telescopic Systems
Wittek, Stefan
Stefan Wittek
Wittek, Stefan

Stefan Wittek

Expertise:
Senior Adviser located in Hamburg

Stefan Wittek is Senior Adviser at MCF Corporate Finance. He has been with the company for 14 years, thereof 4 years as a Partner, leading the Energy & Renewable business activities. His focus lies on transactions related to the energy sector. Prior to joining MCF in July 2000, Stefan was Head of M&A at VASA Energy, a subsidiary of Vattenfall. He also spent several years in Budapest with an EBRD financed “Early stage equity fund” and started his career at German State Privatisation Holding (“Treuhandanstalt”) in Magdeburg.

Personal note: I love to play soccer with my kids.

Sauer Danfoss (Berching) / Aurelius
2007
Sauer Danfoss (Berching) / Aurelius

Sauer Danfoss (Berching) / Aurelius

2007 (
  • Capital Goods
  • Germany
  • USA
)

MCF advised Sauer-Danfoss Inc. on the sale of Sauer-Danfoss (Berching) GmbH, the European market leader in the manufacturing of DC-based electronic drives solutions, to Aurelius AG.


The advisory team was led by Hans-Christoph Stadel. 

Konecranes / Linde HT Business
2013
Konecranes / Linde HT Business

Konecranes / Linde HT Business

2013 (
  • Capital Goods
  • Germany
  • England
  • Finland
  • China
)

MCF advised Konecranes Plc on the acquisition of selected container handling assets located in the UK, China and Germany from Linde Material Handling. 


The advisory team was led by Ian Henderson and Jussi Vuorinen. 

Hydraulic Gearpumps / Dynamatic Technologies
2007
Hydraulic Gearpumps / Dynamatic Technologies

Hydraulic Gearpumps / Dynamatic Technologies

2007 (
  • Capital Goods
  • England
  • USA
  • India
)

MCF advised Sauer-Danfoss Inc. on the sale of its UK based hydraulic gear pump business to Dynamatic Technologies Ltd.


The advisory team was led by Ian Henderson. 

TSK Prüfsysteme / BPE
2005
TSK Prüfsysteme / BPE
von Bockelberg, Beatrice
Beatrice von Bockelberg
von Bockelberg, Beatrice

Beatrice von Bockelberg

Office : Hamburg

Beatrice von Bockelberg studied Business Administration with the major in Corporate Finance at the Westfälische-Wilhelms-University of Münster and at the Technical University of Berlin. While studying, she had investment banking work experience at Lampe Corporate Finance and Dr. Arendt Oetker Holding. Before joining us in 2010, Beatrice gained industry knowledge in consumer goods while working at Unilever Ireland and in renewable energies while working at Commerzbank.

Personal note: I love travelling.

von Bockelberg, Beatrice
Oras / Hansa
2013
Oras / Hansa

Oras / Hansa

2013 (
  • Capital Goods
  • Germany
  • Finland
)

MCF advised Oras Ltd on the acquisition of Hansa Metallwerke AG, one of Germany’s leading suppliers of sanitary fittings, from IK Investment Partners. 


The advisory team was led by Ville Kivelä and Hans-Christoph Stadel.

Fastems / Pneumotec
2012
Fastems / Pneumotec

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