Rainer Leu


Vienna, Austria


We get it done. You plan to acquire or sell a company? You need post merger acquisition support? You need a highly experienced interim CFO? We simply get it done. With a lot of experience, know-how, great diplomatic skills - and together with you.

Domain experience

Relevant Total Experience: 30 years

Seniority Level: Senior

Sector Experience: 

Capital Goods Real Estate Management and Development


Skilled in: Post Merger Integration (PMI), Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Sell-side M&A, Corporate Development

Technical Skills: Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, SAP, Microsoft Office

Languages: German, Spanish, English, French

Work Experience

Leu Advisory Services GmbH

Managing Director



- Now

M&A, PMI, Interim CFO. Closing of THORN Abwassertechnik GmbH in Munich (sale of all assets, negotiations of a social plan and settlement of interest for 65 employees, handover of ongoing projects to local competitor). Advising an US-based Software company on the integration of 4 acquisitions in Germany, Switzerland and Netherlands over a 12-month period (in cooperation with Global Post Merger Integration Partners). Successful sale of PORREAL GmbH via a structured sale process. Successful acquisition of G-S Strasse GmbH in Germany by PORR Oevermann GmbH. PMI and Interim CFO at OneQrew GmbH - the leading software supplier for handicraft enterprises.


Head of M&A and Integrations



- 01/01/2021

Head of M&A und Post-Merger Integration, Corporate Development and Change Management. Executed substantial number of both buy- and sell side transactions. Successfully integrated acquisitions. Developed a Post Merger Integration Playbook. Developed a roadmap for digitization of several process in the group (handling incoming invoices via OCR, Master Data Governance, SAP MM, etc). Prepared specifications for individual digitization projects.

PORR Polska




- 01/12/2015

CFO , responsible for the integration and merger of Bilfinger Poland into PORR Polska S.A. Responsible for the integration of all shared service departments. Successful implementation of measures to increase synergy effects (e.g. generation of new guarantee lines). Overall responsibility for accounting, controlling, tax, treasury, IT and legal.

PORR Group

Managing Director



- 01/12/2014

Head of the SEE business unit, responsible for financial management • Acquisition of Bilfinger Poland (turnover EUR 240 mln, 780 employees) • Managing director of Serbia, Montenegro, Bulgaria and Albania • Responsible for accounting, controlling, tax, treasury, HR and Legal • Profit responsibility for the financial management of several major construction projects (including successful project management of the Sava Bridge - project volume EUR 400 million - landmark of Belgrade)

Akron Management GmbH

Managing Director



- 01/03/2009

Austrian real estate asset manager and developer active in CEE. Head of an international team of 17 experts responsible for project financing, tax structuring, accounting, controlling and investor reporting.

CREDO Real Estate AG




- 01/12/2006

Austrian real estate developer active in CEE. Head of an international team of 7 experts, responsible for project financing, tax structuring, accounting, controlling and investor reporting.

Marchfifteen AG




- 01/12/2003

Austrian venture capital company for early-stage financing. Head of a team of 4 professionals responsible for corporate finance, evaluations, due diligence audits, controlling and accounting.

VA Technologie AG

Senior Vice President M&A



- 01/05/2000

Holding company - international plant engineering and construction. Responsible for a variety of cross border M&A transactions.

KPMG Corporate Finance GmbH

Assistant Manager



- 01/12/1998

International consulting company. Responsible for and involved in a variety of transactions with a focus on transaction management, corporate valuation and due diligence audits.

Price Waterhouse AG

Audit Assistant



- 01/04/1995

International auditing and tax consulting company. Participated in a variety of audits, due diligence and evaluations of medium-sized and multinational companies.


WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

Bank- und Finanzdienstleistungen



- 01/01/2001