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Clemens Wolf

| M&A | CDD | VC Consulting | Interim CFO |

Vienna, Austria

$800/day

Nomura International Plc London Business School

Seasoned M&A expert and controlling specialist with a strong focus on guiding businesses through complex financial landscapes. I've advised across various sectors including insurance, automotive, family offices, FMCG, construction, facility management and technology. Also, I've supported European VC funds and C-suite executives in SPAC listings. In controlling, I've gained experience as Interim CFO and in liquidity management for international companies. My experience extends to commercial due diligence, particularly for German automotive suppliers.

Domain experience

Relevant Total Experience: 8 years

Seniority Level: Manager

Sector Experience: 

Capital Goods Commercial and Professional Services Insurance Software and Services

Skills

Skilled in: Commercial Due Diligence, Bolt-on acquisitions, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Buy-and-Build, Controlling, Target financing, Investor Relations, Capital Raising, Sell-side M&A

Technical Skills: SQL, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Bloomberg, Microsoft Office, Capital IQ

Languages: German, English

Work Experience

C. Wolf Beratungsgesellschaft m.b.H.

Advisor / Director

01/01/2021

 

- Now

M&A • Advisor to Swiss-based family office on buy & build strategies across various sectors • Advisor on sell-side to GCC-based private K-12 education business • Advisor to Germany-based construction company on (i) bankruptcy buy-side and (ii) buy-side • Advisor on sell-side to DE-based social media advertising company • Project lead on the strategic repositioning of AT-based ConstructionTech company • Project lead on capital raise of AT-based FMCG company • Advisor to European VC fund on the acquisition of FR-based InsureTech • Advisor to a group of former C-suite sponsors on a SPAC listing • Turnaround advisor to DE-based office interior platform company • Advisor to DE-based international Amazon FBA aggregator • Advisor to DE-based insurance company on AT-based buyside mandate Controlling • Advisor to DE-based, international, facility manager on liquidity management and optimisation • Interim CFO at AT-based water bottler • Reporting and KPI implementation at DE-based tier-1 automotive supplier (post re-org) • Interim CFO to AT-based insurance brokerage • Interim Controller at DE-based eKYC provider CDD • Consultant to Germany-based tier 1 automotive supplier on commercial due diligence report

CompareGuru

CEO

01/01/2017

 

- 01/06/2019

• Restructured CompareGuru. Appointed new management team; set-up fully-licensed financial services provider with FSCA • Increased lead to sale conversion rate from 5% to 44%, developed new front and back-end systems and implemented new broker recruitment and training strategies • Reduced client churn from 9% to 1% and launched life, funeral and sharia-compliant insurance verticals • Acquired multiple SA-based insurance brokers via a buy-and-build strategy • Culminated in sale to SureStart, a subsidiary of Briisk, in June 2019

Nomura

Analyst

01/02/2014

 

- 01/12/2016

• Member of the financial sponsors/leveraged finance team with a focus on financial modelling, financial analysis, valuation, DD and target sourcing for PE clients across various different industries • Delivered multiple deals across products such as buy-side M&A, leveraged finance and risk solutions, including advisory and financing to GIC on its acquisition of RAC • Advised and financed runner-up bidder on cement manufacturing divestments and supplied hedging to Apax and Permira on back of Brait’s acquisition of New Look (£764m) • Provided advisory services to Germany-based Re-insurer on its potential acquisition of Austria-based insurer

Education

London Business School

01/07/2019

 

- 01/07/2021

Focus on finance and private equity with a deep dive into the search fund model

WU Vienna

01/09/2010

 

- 01/02/2014

Focus on finance and heterodox economics

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