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Daniel Schreiber

Founding Partner @ PROGRESSYV | Ex-Houlihan Lokey | Ex-GCA Altium

Zürich, Switzerland

$1,800/day

I'm a M&A professional with >12 years of experience at leading global M&A boutiques, where I have succesfully advised on >30 sell- and buy-side M&A as well as fundraising transactions across various industries (incl. Consumer, Digital Media, Software, Energy, Industrial Tech, Business Services). In 2024, I started my own M&A and Corporate Finance advisory firm, PROGRESSYV with a focus on entrepreneurs, family-owned businesses and startups. At PROGRESSYV, we provide Personal & Customized, Professional & Efficient support on sell-side M&A (incl. successions), buy-side M&A and growth financing transactions as well as on strategic projects. By combining a strong understanding of the challenges faced by entrepreneurs, families and startups with more than a decade of transaction execution expertise from leading global M&A boutiques, we create value and accomplish the most favorable transaction outcome for you. We differentiate ourselves along the four points: FULL SENIOR ATTENTION: “What you see is what you get” with senior involvement and personal commitment throughout all process steps, from preparation to signing; UNFILTERED ADVICE: Honesty and transparency from day one to prevent misunderstandings and avoid setting wrong expectations; PROFESSIONAL EXECUTION: Thorough preparation, large advisor network (financial, tax, lawyers, coaches) and efficient handling of all transaction aspects; LARGE NETWORK: Personal decision-maker access and long-term relationships to various strategic and financial investors in DACH and internationally; Learn more about us and our experience on our website www.progressyv.com.

Domain experience

Relevant Total Experience: 12 years

Seniority Level: Senior

Sector Experience: 

Consumer Discretionary Consumer Lending Consumer Staples Energy Equipment and Services Information Technology Machinery Media and Entertainment Real Estate Services

Skills

Skilled in: Divestitures, Target Sourcing, Venture and minority investments, M&A Negotiations, Bolt-on acquisitions, Buy-and-Build, Capital Raising, Fundraising strategy, Sell-side M&A, Corporate Development, Buy-Side M&A

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

Languages: German, English, French

Work Experience

Houlihan Lokey

Director

1/12/2021

 

- 1/10/2023

Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, and financial and valuation advisory.

GCA Altium

Director

1/3/2021

 

- 1/12/2021

GCA Altium is the European business of GCA, a global investment bank that provides strategic M&A and capital markets advisory services to growth companies and market leaders.

GCA Altium

Vice President

1/1/2019

 

- 1/3/2021

GCA Altium is the European business of GCA, a global investment bank that provides strategic M&A and capital markets advisory services to growth companies and market leaders.

Tamedia AG

Senior Project Manager M&A

1/1/2018

 

- 1/12/2018

Tamedia is a national media house that counts 1,800 employees in the German- and French-speaking regions of Switzerland, incorporates the country’s leading editorial network and also owns the leading Swiss online platforms.

GCA Altium

Vice President

1/8/2012

 

- 1/12/2017

GCA Altium is the European business of GCA, a global investment bank that provides strategic M&A and capital markets advisory services to growth companies and market leaders.

IEG - INVESTMENT BANKING

Intern

1/8/2011

 

- 1/9/2011

IEG - Investment Banking Group is a leading global investment banking boutique specializing in transactions for the Internet, Media and Technology sectors

Duff & Phelps

Intern

1/3/2011

 

- 1/5/2011

Duff & Phelps helps clients to make confident decisions in the areas of valuation, real estate, taxation and transfer pricing, disputes, M&A advisory and other corporate transactions.

mutares AG

Intern

1/6/2010

 

- 1/8/2010

Mutares SE & Co. KGaA, Munich (www.mutares.com), acquires medium-sized companies and parts of groups with headquarter in Europe that are being sold in the course of a repositioning process at their owners and show a clear potential for operational improvement.

Education

University of Mannheim

1/9/2009

 

- 1/7/2012

Corvinus University of Budapest

1/9/2010

 

- 1/12/2010

FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

1/10/2006

 

- 1/8/2009

Univerzita Komenského v Bratislave

1/9/2008

 

- 1/1/2009