Kai Von Heydebreck

Investment professional

Munich, Germany


As an experienced professional in finance and M&A, my aim as a freelancer is to leverage my comprehensive background to assist businesses in navigating complex transactions. I am adept at all stages of M&A transactions, from sourcing potential deals and conducting thorough due diligence to coordinating legal and financial aspects. My hands-on approach to strategic and financial planning ensures seamless execution and successful outcomes. Looking forward to working together!

Domain experience

Relevant Total Experience: 7 years

Seniority Level: Manager

Sector Experience: 

Asset Management and Custody Banks Industrial Machinery Infrastructure Services Internet Services and Infrastructure Metal and Glass Containers Online Services Services Outsourcing


Skilled in: Due Diligence, Portfolio Services & Add-on M&A, Private Equity & Growth Capital, Sell-side M&A

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

Languages: German, English

Work Experience

LKVH Holding GmbH

Managing Partner



- Now

• LKVH is a private investment vehicle focused on small-cap buy-outs of small and medium-sized businesses • Successful acquisition of three businesses in the context of succession solutions of small German “Mittelstand” companies • Management/ active board member role with strategic and financial controlling, forecasting and business planning focus in all acquired businesses


Senior Investment Associate



- 01/07/2020

• Five successfully closed M&A transactions ranging from small-cap buyouts to carve-outs of medium-sized multinational business units • Four small-cap buy-out transactions with a target size of € 2m to € 15m (focus on succession situations) • One corporate carve-out of a multinational business unit with annual revenue of € 275m from a Swiss stock-listed company • Hands-on engagement in the operations team before and after closing of the corporate carve-out mentioned above with a focus on post-merger-integration and performance improvement measures • Further tasks included screening of possible platform and add-on deals, presentation of promising deals to the investment committee, performance of financial due diligence, coordination of commercial, legal, tax and further due diligence work streams, SPA compilation with the legal team and relationship management with advisors to find new deals (“sourcing”)





- 01/05/2015

• Execution of large-cap buy-out and sub-investment-grade financing solutions for transactions and clients in Germany • Participation in the arrangement of acquisition financing solutions for midcap German M&A transactions

B&W Deloitte




- 01/02/2015

• Involvement in several actuarial consulting projects, most notably in the due diligence process conducted for a private-equity fund targeting an insurance company in Germany

Kepler Cheuvreux




- 01/09/2013

• Internship in the areas of research (focusing on German stock-listed companies), sales-trading as well as corporate finance


The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Finance and Private Equity



- 01/01/2016

• Focus on M&A and private equity courses

University of York

Economics and Mathematics



- 01/01/2014

• Focus on statistics and econometrics courses

Rotteck Gymnasium Freiburg



- 01/01/2010

• Core subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Economics, English, German

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