Dr. Burkhard Weber joined the partners group of IMAP in Germany as of March 1, 2018 as co-head Industrials with specialist expertise in machinery and plant engineering, capital goods, building products as well as pulp & paper.
Burkhard joins IMAP as a former Managing Director of US investment bank Raymond James where he helped setup and develop their industrials M&A business in Germany. Prior he served as a Managing Director of the M&A boutique Lincoln International for seven years, first in Frankfurt and later based in New York where he led multiple cross-border corporate acquisitions and disposals of German and US corporates. He advised Würth Group and Bilfinger on several transactions in the US market.
In 2007 Burkhard was hired as a Managing Director and Partner of Close Brothers Corporate Finance (aka DCAdvisory), the German affiliate of UK based investment bank Close Brothers. Back in 1996 Burkhard started his career in transaction advisory at KPMG Corporate Finance, where he finally served as a member of the wider M&A management team for Germany.
"We are pleased to welcome our new colleague who adds value to our partners group and firm with his extensive expertise and broad experience in cross-border transactions" Karl Fesenmeyer, President of IMAP Germany, comments.
Last weekend, IMAP colleagues from all over the world were due to congregate in Denver, Colorado, for a conference planned for many months, where deals, learning, and friendships would be developed and shaped. Even a month ago when the difficult decision was made to cancel the event, none of us could have foreseen the speed and scale of events that have occurred since.
GRE Gauff Rail Engineering GmbH & Co. KG has been acquired by Dorsch Holding GmbH. With this acquisition, Dorsch expands the group's range of services in the railway sector.