Eight Advisory expands its Transaction Services team with the arrival of Dirk Spalthoff

Eight Advisory expands its Transaction Services team with the arrival of Dirk Spalthoff

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dirk Spalthoff as a new Transaction Services and Valuation partner.

As a partner in the Transaction Services and Valuation  practice, Dirk Spalthoff will drive forward the expansion of these activities in the DACH region, with a particular focus on Frankfurt.

 

Over the past few years, Eight Advisory has steadily expanded its Transaction Services and Valuation team in the DACH region. More than 40 experts, including 6 partners, currently work for corporate and private equity clients in the Frankfurt, Munich and Zurich offices. The team assists both sell-side and buy-side clients with due diligence, performance reviews, and valuations. Last year, Eight Advisory advised on numerous national and cross-border transactions, primarily in the mid-cap segment, including the acquisition of the trans-o-flex Group by Geodis, the acquisition of a majority stake in Cinerius Financial Partners by IK Partners as well as the acquisition of a majority stake in BridgingIT GmbH by SPIE.

 

Dirk Spalthoff is a certified accountant with more than 25 years’ experience in investment banking, auditing, and transaction advisory, both in the Big 4 and in the SME arena. He primarily advises strategic investors and private equity firms on M&A processes, financial due diligence, business valuations, financial modelling solutions and post-merger integration. Prior to joining Eight Advisory, Dirk was a management board member of WTS Advisory, where he headed the Deal Advisory division and played a leading role in the growth of the consultancy’s CFO and M&A services. Dirk started his career at Dresdner Bank and Dresdner Kleinwort Benson. He then spent more than ten years at Ernst & Young, first as an auditor and later as head of the valuation team in Hamburg.

 

Eric Demuyt, Managing Director & Partner at Eight Advisory, commented on the news:

 

« We warmly welcome Dirk to our partnership. With his expertise, we deepen our Transaction Services and Strategic Valuation offering and strengthen our ability to provide strategic and operational support to our international clients. Over the past 15 years, through the dynamic growth of our consulting services, we have created value for businesses worldwide, facilitating acquisitions and expansion initiatives. In parallel, we are continually broadening our presence in Europe and around the world, most recently with the opening of our new office in New York.

 

Michael Wahl, Managing Partner, Eight Advisory Germany, commented on the news:

 

« We are delighted that Dirk Spalthoff is joining our Transaction Services team bringing with him many years of experience in supporting complex valuation issues and M&A transactions in the small and mid-cap sector. The Transaction Services and Valuation practice is an integral part of our advisory portfolio, which we have consistently expanded and strengthened over the past six years. With his long-standing network of corporate and private equity clients, outstanding business development skills and exceptional professional profile, Dirk Spalthoff is a valuable addition to our DACH practice.

 

Dirk Spalthoff adds:

 

« I am looking forward to being part of such a dynamic and international team, to pursuing Eight Advisory’s ongoing growth strategy with my new colleagues and to further strengthen the firm’s expertise in the area of transaction services and strategic valuations. My goal is to provide our clients with comprehensive and expert advice at every stage of a corporate transaction, so that they can conclude it in a professionally efficient, value-adding and pragmatic manner.

 

Eric

Demuyt

Partner

Managing Director

Eight Advisory Paris

Dirk

Spalthoff

Partner

M&A Transaction Services, Strategic Valuation & Modeling

Eight Advisory Frankfurt

Michael

Wahl

Partner

Transaction Services

Eight Advisory Frankfurt

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