Michael Kirstein

Managing Partner, Private Equity Global
Value Creation is my driver. I am excited about the creation of cash, cost, and growth opportunities for PE leaders and portfolio companies.

Michael is a seasoned professional with more than 25 years of experience in the value creation business working with European clients having a global footprint. He has helped clients across a broad range of industries including manufacturing, automotive, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, industrial equipment, electronics and services to identify and implement operational improvements across the value chain.

As s trusted advisor he has worked in investment banking for more than 8 years covering M&A support services EMEA for a New York based investment bank as well as having generated and supervised value creation initiatives for  PE firms inside portfolio companies and for industrial M&A departments in a variety of industries throughout Europe, creating more than 650+ Mio EUR of value in the past 3 years.

He also acted as a key speaker at European manufacturing industry events where he was chair of the operational excellence and HoshinKanri leadership work streams.

Michael has a  B.SC. in Bio-Physics – Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and a B.B.A from State  University New York and was an Officer of a German Army combat unit of NATO immediate response forces

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