TEAM 

Frank Günther 

MANAGING DIRECTOR 

  • 25 years corporate finance and restructuring experience
  • CEO & Head of Supervisory Board at Rinol AG
  • Member of Supervisory Board at Premiere AG
  • Co-Head European Media Group, Co-Head  Munich/ Germany at Morgan Stanley
  • Head of Germany at SalomonSmithBarney
  • Global Client Relationship German Industrials at JPMorgan
  • Head of Frankfurt/Germany at Booz Allen
  • Frank is a German national; he holds a German Dipl.-Kfm. degree (University Mannheim)

Wolf Waschkuhn  

MANAGING DIRECTOR 

  • 20+ years restructuring experience
  • Partner at Kroll Talbot Hughes London; Managing Director (Geschäftsführer) at Kroll Talbot Hughes Deutschland GmbH
  • Partner at KPMG, Frankfurt and Director at Arthur Andersen, London
  • Head of Corporate Development at SGS S.A., Geneva
  • Board member i.a. at Polyamid High Performance PHP, Obernburg, and Primacom, Leipzig; Member in creditor committees
  • Divisional R&D manager at Mannesmann Sachs, Schweinfurt
  • Wolf is a German national; he holds a German Dipl.-Ing. degree (Ruhr-Universität Bochum) and M.Sc. in Management (London Business School)

 

Dr. Petra Brenner 

MANAGING DIRECTOR 

Dr. Petra Brenner
  • 15+ years corporate finance expertise
  • Management of security trustee business
  • Lawyer
  • Managing director at a global innovation and technology leader for large screen displays and visualisation systems
  • Former activity as advisor at Lazard's capital structuring team and lawyer in international law firms in Frankfurt and London in the financing and restructuring department
  • Dr. Petra Brenner studied law at the Universities Tübingen, Munich, Hamburg and Aix-en-Provence. She obtained a PhD on the topic "Non-performing Loans - an analysis of current legal issues"

Markus Held  

MANAGING DIRECTOR 

  • 10+ years corporate finance and restructuring experience
  • Private Equity Investment Manager at DZ Equity Partner GmbH
  • Corporate Finance Advisor to the CFO at LICON Wohnbau GmbH
  • Investment Manager renewable energies at WV Energie AG
  • Markus is a German national; he holds a B.Sc. with distinction in international Finance (HfWUNürtingen) and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Mergers & Acquisitions (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management)

 

Asmus Ohle 

MANAGING DIRECTOR 

  • 13 years corporate finance and restructuring experience
  • Assistant Manager at NM Rothschild & Sons (Media team)
  • Investment executive at distressed PE fund SISU Capital Ltd
  • Restructuring Consultant bei Nigura Metzler Optics International GmbH
  • Asmus is a German national; he holds a B.Sc. International Management (University of Bath) and a M.Sc. Accounting and Financial Management (Lancaster University)

Richard Thomson 

MANAGING DIRECTOR 

  • 18 years' experience in credit, split between time as advisor and distressed investor
  • Roles include: board-level Directorships (including for Pelican Rouge BV), senior roles at Alcentra (special situations fund, and defacto head of restructuring and turnaround) and Rothschild (debt advisory and restructuring), and started career at Commerzbank Securities
  • Masters degrees in Chemistry and Computer Science (both Oxford University)
  • Professional accreditations: SI Diploma, Institute for Turnaround, and Financial Times Non-Exec Director Diploma

 

Nadja Schnabel 

VICE PRESIDENT 

  • 7 years experience in corporate finance, real estate and restructuring as Associate Director at DZ BANK AG
  • Trained bank clerk and academic degrees as B.Sc. in Business at Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and L.LM. in Business and Insolvency Law at Westfälischen Wilhelmsuniversität Münster

Dr. Tobias Moser 

VICE PRESIDENT 

  • 8 years corporate finance and litigation experience
  • Lawyer at Pinsent Masons Germany LLP and Hogan Lovells International LLP
  • He is a qualified business mediator (CVM)
  • Tobias holds a degree in law (University of Munich, Regensburg and Lisbon). He received his PHD on the topic of “Risk of abuse of the renewed SchVG through opposing bondholders”

 


 

André v. Holtzapfel 

SENIOR ADVISOR 

  • 25 years international corporate finance and restructuring experience
  • Member of the managing board of DZ Equity Partner as Chief Risk Officer (exceeding 60 investment management companies)
  • Managing Director und Co- Head Large Transactions Group Dresdner Bank Corporates & Market
  • André v. Holtzapfel has a degree in banking management (Bankbetriebswirt; Bankakademie Frankfurt)

Sibylle Engel 

SENIOR ADVISOR 

  • 20 years of experience practicing law with a focus on real estate
  • Support for a large number of sucessful real estate transactions
  • Structuring and execution of real estate disposals out of distressed situations
  • Judicial appointment as trustee for real estates and real estate portfolios (in German „Gerichtlich bestellter Betreuer")
  • Sibylle Engel studied law at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and practice law since 1995

 

Jochen Ihler 

SENIOR ADVISOR 

  • More than 25 years of experience in supporting small and medium-sized as well as large industrial companies in corporate financing and restructurings
  • Head of mid-market business group at Commerzbank AG and voting member of the group's credit committee
  • Chairman of the Board of Commerzfactoring GmbH
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Hüttenwerke Krupp Mannesmann GmbH
  • Member of the Executive Board Corporate Banking of Dresdner Bank AG
  • Associate Auditor at the Württembergische Genossenschaftsverband
  • Jochen Ihler studied at the University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart, Department of Economics and completed the Advanced Management programme at Harvard Business School and the Advanced Strategic Management programme at the University of Lausanne.

Carsten Biel 

SENIOR ASSOCIATE 

  • 5 years shipping and restructuring experience
  • Shipping Agent at Karl Geuther GmbH & Co. KG
  • Carsten is a German national; he is a qualified shipping agent, holds a B.Sc. In Shipping Management (University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer) and a M.Sc. In Finance & Accounting (University of Applied Sciences for Economics and Management Munich)

 

Tomas Samel 

SENIOR ASSOCIATE 

  • 5 years of corporate finance and restructuring experience
  • Valuation and financial modelling consultant at Deloitte Corporate Finance, Austria
  • Tomas is a Slovak national; he holds a B.Sc. in Business Administration (Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich) and a Masters in Finance (London Business School). He passed all three CFA exams.

Sam Macaulay 

SENIOR ASSOCIATE 

  • 4 years restructuring and corporate finance experience and previously, 4 years as auditor at Deloitte LLP
  • Prior to joining One Square, Sam was an Assistant director in Restructuring Services at Deloitte LPP, London
  • His experience and expertise spans advising syndicated loan holders and bondholders as well as distressed corporates, across a wide variety of industries, including shipping, energy and retail.
  • Sam completed a Bachelor of Commerce und Bachelor of Arts at the University of Queensland, Australia, and qualified as an Associate Chartered Accountant of the ICAEW in 2012.

 

Carl-Gustav Beckmann 

ASSOCIATE 

  • 4 years of corporate finance, valuations and restructuring experience
  • Previously with investment banks Lincoln International and Duff & Phelps both in London
  • Additional experience gained in private equity and restructuring advisory in Germany
  • Carl is a German national and speaks fluent English, he graduated with a B.A. in Business Administration from the Fresenius University of Applied Science in Hamburg and holds a M.Sc. in Finance and Investment from the University of Edinburgh, he is also a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI)

Benjamin Bischoff 

ASSOCIATE 

  • 3 years of corporate finance and restructuring experience
  • Young Professional in corporates & markets at Commerzbank AG Frankfurt
  • Customer consultant at Volksbank Bad Oeynhausen-Herford eG
  • Benjamin Bischoff is banker; he holds a Bachelor of Arts for International Business and Management

 

David Sanft 

ANALYST 

  • 1 year corporate finance, shipping and start up experience
  • Corporate Finance analyst in different M&A boutiques in Frankfurt and Key Account Manager in a start up
  • Shipping Broker at MPC Münchmeyer Petersen Steamship GmbH & Co. KG
  • David is a German national; he holds a B.Sc. in Economics (University of Freiburg) and a M.Sc. in Finance (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management)