Insights

Carsten Hauke joins as M&A Partner in Munich

September 2023

Our team continues to grow....
We are pleased to welcome Carsten Hauke as a new M&A Partner in our Munich office.
Carsten is a proven M&A professional with an extensive track record in TMT.  He has previously held various management positions, and brings over 19 years of experience in international media and investment banking.
During his career Carsten has been hands-on in leading more than 20 successful national and international transactions. 
We are certain that Carsten will benefit our Munich team and our clients through his unique spirit and excellent TMT industry knowledge and will make us even better as a firm.


Welcome to the team Carsten!

Jaime Fernandez Pinilla promoted to partner

Jaime Fernandez Pinilla promoted to partner

June 2023

Congratulations on your promotion to partner, dear Jaime! Your relentless work rate, impressive execution and exceptional commitment have paid off.  With your appointment to partner as of 1 July 2023, you are receiving well-deserved recognition for your deep expertise and emphasis on client service.  You have mastered the challenge of setting up a new Sancovia location in Madrid and building a successful team with excellence. You have proven that you are a valuable asset to Sancovia, and we look forward to working with you as a partner to shape Sancovia's future growth path. Congratulations and all the best!

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Guido Ebbing as Director in our new office in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

March 2023

Guido Ebbing and his team will manage Sancovia's Benelux business from Amsterdam and provide comprehensive sell- and buy-side M&A services to local Dutch as well as international clients. With the establishment of this new office, we are excited to be now able to offer a range of cross-border services to clients from seven European locations. 
 
Guido started his career at Deloitte Corporate Finance in Amsterdam, where for eight years he focused specifically on M&A in the Mid-Cap market, and was involved in many transactions on both the buy and sell side. His clients include private equity, privately held and listed companies. He is a seasoned M&A professional with sector expertise in TMT and consumer goods industries. 
 
We are very pleased to have Guido as our new Director, and confident that with him we will be able to continue Sancovia's growth story successfully in Benelux.
 
Welcome/Een warm welkom to the team Guido, and have a great start in the Netherlands!

Guido Ebbing is Director in Amsterdam
Promotion to partner

Promotion to partner

March 2023

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Nenad Skopljak to partner in our Frankfurt office, effective 1 March 2023.

Sancovia warmly welcomes Nenad to the leadership team as we continue on what is already shaping up to be an exciting year.Through his personality, technical expertise and dedication, Nenad is undoubtedly a significant asset for the partnership and the decision to promote him was an easy one.  

We look forward to sharing in the many challenges and successes ahead.

Keep up the good spirit Nenad 

Christopher Leek is new Transaction Services partner in our Frankfurt team

September 2022

We are delighted to announce our continued growth with the appointment of Christopher Leek as partner in our Frankfurt office, further enhancing our transaction services capability in Germany.  Christopher brings over 20 years of M&A experience and broad sector expertise, gained in the DACH region, Europe and North America.  Since qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) with KPMG in London, he has worked in the deal advisory teams of both PwC and FTI Consulting, supporting a range of mid- and large cap financial sponsors on an array of domestic and cross-border acquisitions and disposals.


Welcome to the team Christopher!

Christopher Leek is new Transaction Services partner in our Frankfurt team
Pedro Moragues is new Director at the Madrid office

Pedro Moragues is new Director at the Madrid office

September 2022

We are pleased to announce that Pedro Moragues has joined our Madrid team as Director. Pedro manages M&A buy-side and sell-side mandates and has almost 10 years of relevant M&A experience. Before Sancovia he led the Research department and corporate development for Europe and South America at ONEtoONE Corporate Finance. He started his career at IESE Business School as a research analyst with a particular focus on the corporate, banking and real estate sectors. 
We are happy to see our successful Spanish team growing.

Dear Pedro ¡Bienvenido! to the team 

Promotion to partner

July 2022

Congratulations to Roman Gronau, who has been promoted to Partner of Sancovia in Munich, Germany, effective July 1, 2022. 
With his outstanding work, excellent customer service and strong team spirit, Roman has made an outstanding contribution to Sancovia's success since joining the firm in March 2021.
Therefore, the decision to promote him to partner was an easy one.
 
Keep it up Roman!

Promotion to partner

Sancovia is celebrating its 10th birthday!

May 2022

We are proud to announce that we will reach our 10th anniversary in May 2022. 113 successful transactions, 50 fantastic colleagues located in three European countries - ONE great, powerful M&A team.Most of all, we want to thank our clients, employees, partners and friends who have shared our journey and helped us to build something amazing – you are the only reason we are here. Our fantastic team makes us want and grow even more.

Promotion to Partner

January 2022

Congratulations to Matthias Knoke, who has been promoted to Partner of Sancovia in Düsseldorf as of 1st January 2022. With his outstanding work, excellent client service and real team spirit, Matthias has made a significant contribution to Sancovia's success since joining in 2020. In addition to his professional achievements, Matthias stands out for his personality, his authenticity and his supportive nature. Therefore, the decision to appoint him as a Partner was very easy for us. 

Promotion to Partner

June 2021

New location in Madrid with Jaime Fernandez Pinilla

May 2021

With Jaime Fernandez Pinilla as a Director and Head of our new office in Madrid, our Spanish clients will have a reliable and experienced M&A expert. We are very proud that the new Spanish office in Madrid is already our fifth office in Europe, in addition to our existing offices in Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Zurich and Ravensburg. Dear Jaime, we wish you a good start and much success.

Welcome to the Sancovia team, Jaime. 

Roman Gronau strengthens the Sancovia TMT division

March 2021

We are very pleased to welcome Roman Franz Gronau as a new member of Sancovia's M&A team for TMT. Roman is a proven TMT expert and his expertise will be an excellent addition to our successful M&A team (14 TMT deals in the last 2 years). Welcome to the Sancovia team, dear Roman.

Matthias Knoke is strengthening the D├╝sseldorf advisory team

November 2020

Sancovia Corporate Finance strengthens its advisory team with Matthias Knoke. As a new director for sell-side and buy-side projects, Matthias joins our M&A team in Düsseldorf. Welcome, Matthias.