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Automotive

 

The Automotive Group provides corporate finance services and in-depth transaction expertise for the automotive industry globally. With skillful professionals in more than 46 offices with global coverage, the group provides a full range of financial advisory services at the highest standards. These services include mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, equity, debt financings, and financial restructuring.

Our market view

The automotive sector has been undergoing a global reshaping for a long time. Our experts are aware of the latest trends and future outlooks. Large OEMs, suppliers, and smaller companies have come up with strategies and innovations which have made an impact on M&A activity. Therefore, we can currently observe deals, acquisitions, and consolidation activity very closely. This close scrutiny creates added value for our clients’ transactions.

This Industry Group aims to analyze the impact of M&As on the automotive industry overall. It analyzes the past and current M&As and their impact on participating companies as well as the automotive industry as a whole.

Market Outlook

More Consolidation is expected
Focus on efficiency gains
More M&A focus on OEM and suppliers
More opportunities for applied technologies

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Team

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Managing Partner

Gregor Piechowiak

Partner

Gerhard Abel

Director

Nitin Arora

Managing Partner

Nadav Attias

Managing Director

Michael J. McGregor

Partner / Advisor Corporate Finance

Eric de Rujiter

Manager

Lucas Vogler

Marketing and Communications Manager

Renata Lenert-Sikora

Senior Analyst

Isabella Zuo

Managing Partner

Gregor Piechowiak

Has over 18 years of professional experience in managing M&A national and cross-border projects from various sectors including automotive, facility management, IT & services, manufacturing, real estate, agriculture, as well as food & beverages. 

Industry experience:

Agriculture; Automotive; Beverages; Business services; Electronics; Information technology; Real estate & facility management.
Leader of the Automotive Industry Group and member of the Logistics & Transportation Industry Group.

Partner

Gerhard Abel

Experience in M&A and Corporate Finance for more than 30 years. 20 years as MD in investment banking. Advice, project management in mid-cap transactions, mostly cross-border.

Industry experience:

Automotive; Building & construction; Business services; Energy & renewables; Real estate & facility management; Transport & logistics.

Director

Nitin Arora

With over 15 years of experience, Nitin heads the National team in Transaction Advisory with a diverse skill portfolio which includes private & strategic equity placement, partner search, mergers & acquisition, business & regulatory valuation, financial due diligence, financial modeling, and negotiation.

Member of the Automotive and of the Business Services Industry Group.

Industry experience:

Advertising, PR & marketing; Chemicals; Engineering; Plastics; Transport & logistics.

Managing Partner

Nadav Attias

Founder and executive; startup and corporate; transactions of hundreds of millions; teams of dozens of people; urban, mobility, robotics and data; b2c and b2b; morning jog and wind-surfing.
Nadav joined Cukierman Investment House in 2018 to co-establish the New Mobility department handling investments in everything that moves…
Nadav holds a BSc in Information Systems from the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology) and an Executive MBA from Tel-Aviv University.

Member of Automotive and Logistics & Transportation Industry Group.

Managing Director

Michael J. McGregor

Managing Director at Robertson & Foley Investment Bank. Founder of 3 start-up businesses. Corporate and field experience at Bridgestone/Firestone.

Industry expertise:

Automotive; Business services; Healthcare; Life sciences; Retail and franchising.

Partner / Advisor Corporate Finance

Eric de Rujiter

Experience in M&A > 5 years & > 20 mid-corporate (inter)national deals. Industry expertise in Automotive, business services & employment agencies. Extensive valuation expertise (Master in Business Valuation).

Joined M&A Worldwide in 2017. Member of MAWW Automotive Industry Group.

Leader of the Business Services Industry Group.

Industry expertise:

Automotive; Engineering; Trade; Wholesale.

 

Manager

Lucas Vogler

M.A. Business Administration. Master thesis in cooperation with M&A Worldwide on international M&A processes. Awarded best thesis of the year 2018. 3 years of practical M&A experience. Accompanying national and international transactions. International Experience (FOCUS Investment Banking, Washington, D.C).

 

Marketing and Communications Manager

Renata Lenert-Sikora

Marketing and Communications Manager.

Senior Analyst

Isabella Zuo

In France (both in Paris and Lyon), I did a grand ecole master program in a French business school, majored in investment banking finance. During the curriculum, I interned in two French conglomerates in the banking and automobile industries. Subsequently, I debuted my career in a Fortune 500 information technology company as an enterprise analytics consultant where I created business intelligence user cases to pitch potential clients.

Industry experience:

Automotive; Energy & renewables; Financial services; Information technology.
Member of Automotive industry Group.
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