The Translink Corporate Finance executive board is made up of a team experts
from around the globe who specialise in a range of corporate finance services
With broad experience in M&A, Maurits’s career has seen him practice Dutch Corporate Recovery & Insolvency law at a top-five law firm. Furthermore, he has been involved in advising company owners and boards of directors on a wide range of Dutch and Flemish cross-border M&A deals, such as disposals, acquisitions, and buy-outs. He is a non-executive director of several private companies and foundations. Maurits studied at the University of Amsterdam, with a degree in Business Law and Business Administration. He is a member of our M&A Logistics, Industrials and Automotive groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
With a double Master’s degree in Corporate Finance and Strategy from Toulouse Business School and a MBA in Corporate Finance from Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA, Marc began his career in M&A straight from school. The call of entrepreneurship leads him to found Financière Monceau CF with Mathieu and Jacques-Henri. With his international ambitions unfulfilled, he spearheaded the move to Translink CF in 2017 and the subsequent name change in 2022. Always up to date with the latest technology, Marc steers Translink CF’s TMT expertise in France and worldwide. He puts his experience gained from over 40 operations in the sector in the past 5 years at the service of our customers.
Marc has a passion for beautiful machines, whether they be time pieces or 2- or 4-wheel models, and a taste for construction. When he’s not working on building the company, he also likes to build Lego, preferably cars. It is rumored that he owns the largest collection of Lego in the 8th arrondissement. You can’t beat that…
With over 15 years of corporate finance and private equity experience in emerging markets, John has executed countless transactions in Africa, China, and India. Before joining Translink, he was the Africa manager for a London-listed Sino-India-based private equity fund and partner in an emerging market-focused private equity fund in China, Africa, and India. He also built and exited two successful technology start-ups. He has executed transactions in the technology, industrial, media, renewable energy, and natural resource sectors. He is fluent in English and Afrikaans and is currently learning Mandarin. He is a member of our M&A IT, M&A Food and M&A Logistics groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
Andreas, Partner of Translink Corporate Finance in Germany, has extensive experience both as an entrepreneur and consultant in Germany and Central/Eastern Europe. He built an international fashion company in Germany with subsidiaries across Eastern Europe; later he founded a consulting company specialising in internationalisation strategies for German companies. During the past few years, he has been involved in numerous M&A transactions in Germany and abroad. Holding a diploma in Economics from the University of Fribourg, (Switzerland), he speaks German, English, Spanish and French. He has participated in various deals within the logistics sector and is head of our M&A Logistics group.
Tero’s experience in corporate finance and advisory is vast. Before founding Translink Finland, he worked as an Investment Manager at the firm PCA Infocom Finance Oy. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Translink International AG, which coordinates the Translink group’s international operations. Tero holds an M.Sc. (Tech.) from the University of Tampere and an MBA from Virginia Tech. He is a member of our M&A Automotive and M&A IT groups and has closed several transactions in these sectors.
David began his storied career in 1982 with KPMG in Frankfurt before joining Price Waterhouse as a Manager in their Milan and New York offices. Following Price Waterhouse, he joined AWT, Inc. (Veolia Environnement) as Group Controller. Before founding Strempel & Partners, the predecessor firm to Translink Strempel & Company, he was Co-owner and Managing Director of Informed Sources Ltd. He also held senior roles at America Online (AOL), Bertelsmann, and BMG International. He is a qualified accountant (CPA) who speaks English, Italian, and German. He is a member of our M&A IT group, having closed several transactions in this sector.
Oscar has over 22 years of professional experience and is specialised in corporate mergers and acquisitions and business strategy, both nationally and internationally. He has extensive experience in the industrial and services sector. He is a WindCorp partner since 2013. He previously held various positions at Barclays Bank, AB Advisors, Morgan Stanley and Alta Partners. Oscar has a Degree in Economics and Business Administration (UAB) and an MBA from IESE. He is a member of our industrials group, having closed several transactions in this sector.