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Dr. Florian von Alten

Managing Partner

Florian is a managing partner at Oaklins Germany and served as president and chairman of Oaklins International between 2016 and 2019. He joined the firm as an M&A consultant in 1994 and became a partner in 1998. During the last 29 years at Oaklins, Florian has closed over 130 M&A transactions, many of them cross-border, mainly in the industrial space. Most of his clients are privately-owned Middelstand companies, but also include larger conglomerates and private equity firms. He has particular expertise in industrial manufacturing, machinery, engineering, industrial automation, precision metal processing, tool manufacturing, injection molding, electronics, food & beverage and construction and facility management. Florian leads Oaklins’ industrial machinery & components team and is an active member of the food & beverage team. Notable clients he has recently advised include Lisega SE, Swiss Steel, SLF Spindel- und Lagerungstechnik Fraureuth, Hawita, AWAX, Mabanaft and Vebego. He also has close contacts with private equity companies, such as Avedon, Afinum, Auctus, Bregal, Deutsche Beteiligungs AG, GIMV, H.I.G., IK Partners, NORD Holding, Paragon, Triton, VR Equity Partner and VTC.

Prior to 1994, Florian worked at Siemens Components Pte Ltd. in Singapore. He has a doctorate in economics and political economy and studied business administration at the universities of Goettingen, Germany, and Fribourg, Switzerland.

Dr. Florian von Alten
Hamburg, Germany


Work phone
+49 40 34914168

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