Florian is the current Chairman of Oaklins International Inc. and is a Managing Partner at Oaklins Germany. He joined the firm as an M&A consultant in 1994 and became a Partner in 1998. Florian has advised on over 100 M&A transactions since 1994, many of them cross-border. He has particular expertise in the industrial manufacturing, machinery, engineering, precision metal processing, tool manufacturing, injection molding, electronics, food & beverage, cosmetics and construction sectors. He co-leads Oaklins' industrial machinery & components team and is an active member of Oaklins’ food & beverage team. Notable clients he has recently advised include Langley Holdings, SLF Spindel- und Lagerungstehcnik Fraureuth, Handte Umwelttechnik, USK Karl Utz Sondermaschinenbau, Gimborn Petfood and Donald Russell. Florian also has close contacts with private equity companies, having closed deals with Avedon, Afinum, BPE, Halder, Deutsche Beteiligungs AG and H.I.G., to name a few.
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.
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