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Philippe Gebhardt

Buy-side, Sell-side, Strategy, PMI

Zürich, Switzerland

$1,400/day

I am a cross-border M&A expert with Private Equity experience as an investor. I have worked in 12 countries on corporate finance sell-side and buy-side mandates as well as on strategy mandates including CDD, PMI and carve-outs. During my 12 years of work experience, I was able to work on small, mid-market and large-cap buyout deals as well as on venture capital deals, including fund raising. Concerning my sector expertise, I am a generalist but I have mostly worked in the TMT, healthcare and consumer sector.

Domain experience

Relevant Total Experience: 12 years

Seniority Level: Senior

Sector Experience: 

Communication Services Construction and Engineering Consumer Services Electrical Equipment Food, Beverage and Tobacco Health Care Equipment and Services Machinery Retailing Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment Software and Services

Skills

Skilled in: Corporate Strategy, Project Management Office (PMO), Post Merger Integration (PMI), Divestitures, Target Sourcing, Commercial Due Diligence, Bolt-on acquisitions, Buy-and-Build, Value Creation & Enhancement, Exit Strategy, M&A Marketing Materials, Financial Modeling, Company Valuation, Buy-Side M&A

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

Languages: German, Spanish, English, French

Work Experience

Freelancer

M&A Advisor

1/7/2023

 

- Now

- Supporting clients along the whole M&A lifecycle: Before, during and after a transaction - M&A Strategy - Buy-side and sell-side - PMI/PMO and carve-outs

LARIX

Chief Executive Officer

1/1/2022

 

- 1/3/2023

- CEO of a sustainable direct-to-consumer plattform to connect consumers directly with fine and slow food producers - Developed the business plan and raised a seed-investment from several angel investors

Invision AG

Investment Director

1/3/2021

 

- 1/3/2022

- Private Equity investments in the DACH and francophone mid-market - Responsible for deal origination, deal execution and portfolio management

Plumettaz SA

Board Member

1/6/2021

 

- 1/3/2022

- Strategy development - Value creation - Add-on acquisitions - Quarterly review of financials and operations

Pangea Industries

Member of the Advisory Board

1/8/2020

 

- 1/2/2021

- Fundraising and deal origination - Deal advisory

Deloitte

Senior Manager Corporate Finance

1/10/2017

 

- 1/2/2021

- Corporate Finance M&A advisory - Buy-side and sell-side advisory

EY

Senior Transaction Advisory Services Consultant

1/2/2016

 

- 1/9/2017

- M&A strategy as well as post-merger intergration advisory

Detecon International GmbH

Corporate Finance Senior Consultant

1/10/2012

 

- 1/1/2016

- Corporate Finance M&A advisory - TMT and Private Equity focus

Detecon International GmbH

Strategy Business Analyst

1/10/2011

 

- 1/9/2012

MyLaptop

Founder, CEO

1/9/2009

 

- 1/9/2011

Innovative purchase consulting for consumer electronics - Business model and strategy development - Market research and assessment - Investor relationships

Simon-Kucher & Partners

Strategy Intern

1/2/2009

 

- 1/7/2009

- Conducted market potential analyses (sizing, segmentation, etc.) for new product launches - Self-taught SPSS syntax programming for statistical data analysis

Deutsche Bank

Investment Banking Intern

1/7/2007

 

- 1/8/2007

- Sales support for the capital markets management

Education

Maastricht University School of Business and Economics

1/9/2009

 

- 1/8/2011

Universidad de Palermo

1/1/2008

 

- 1/6/2008

Maastricht University School of Business and Economics

1/9/2005

 

- 1/8/2008

Licenses / Certificates

EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht

Private Equity Advisor

1/10/2015

 

APMG International

Project Management (Prince2)

1/4/2014

 

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