Frankfurt, 1st March 2018 - André v. Holtzapfel, who has been a Senior Advisor to one square for several years, will lead the Frankfurt office as Managing Director from 1 March 2018. In addition to the operational management of the office, which has now grown to a team of five professionals, André v. Holtzapfel continues to play a key role in steering the advisory activities of one square in finance and restructuring.

Among his advisory roles, André v. Holtzapfel has been advising the board of WV Energie AG with a focus on renewable energy project development. Previously, he was a member of the executive board of DZ Equity Partner GmbH (now VR Equity Partner GmbH) with responsibility for the risk management of over 60 equity and mezzanine investments and its fund holdings. This followed his previous more than 20 years' experience in various roles in Dresdner Bank's corporate lending business. Most recently he was Co-Head of Corporate Credit Risk Management in the Corporates & Markets Division with a focus on Structured Finance.
In addition to its many years of transaction and financing experience, André v. Holtzapfel also brings his broadening national professional network to the new role.

Frank Günther and Wolf Waschkuhn, founders and Managing Directors of one square: "We are very happy that we were able to secure André v. Holtzapfel as head the one square Frankfurt office. This underscores the positive development of one square in Frankfurt and its attractiveness for experienced restructuring and financing experts.