Growth Consultants. M&A Professionals. Technology Market Experts. Board Advisors.

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how we work

We call it no-nonsense approach.

We operate as a trusted advisor to owners, board members and management throughout the business life cycle. In our work we combine our deep technology sector expertise with a collaborative and flexible approach, ensuring our solutions are always appropriate, pragmatic, of top quality, and delivered at speed.

10

advisors

5

offices

2005

Founded

125+

deals

150+

Years experience

€ 1 bn

deal value

“Our clients enjoy working with us and we love to deliver results together in integrated teams.“

Meet the TEAM

Valued for our experience and pragmatic mindset.

Our team has launched, built, acquired, led and successfully exited all types of technology companies. Whilst we have diverse backgrounds and experience, all of our team share a common goal: maximizing your success.

Meet the TEAM

Valued for our experience and pragmatic mindset.

Our team has launched, built, acquired, led and successfully exited all types of technology companies. Whilst we have diverse backgrounds and experience, all of our team share a common goal: maximizing your success.

Christoph Löslein

Founding Partner

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  • Serial-entrepreneur and executive board member in various IT companies
  • Founder and Executive Director of Kofax plc
  • At Kofax, responsible for business development, communications and fund raising (> € 100 million)
  • Founder of Board Advisors
  • Christoph is an alumnus of Harvard Business School, Cambridge

Office Freiburg, +49 761 881 40 74 11

Felix Brokatzky

VP Operations

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  • Master of business administration graduate from the University of Hamburg in 2016
  • Joined Board Advisors in 2016 and opened the Berlin branch in 2017
  • Felix is involved in various assignments and client projects and helps to ensure overall project success
  • His focus areas are financial planning, business development, and valuation

Office Berlin, +49 176 456 01 12 3

Urs Niederberger

Partner

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  • CFO and COO of Kofax plc until 2008
  • Responsible for finance, controlling and risk management IPO of Kofax in London
  • Responsible for more than 20 M&A transaction for Kofax Consultant at Visura (BDO Switzerland)
  • Urs studied economics and is a certified „Dipl. Treuhandexperte“

Office Sursee, +41 41 925 79 01

Dr. Thomas Meier

Partner

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  • Dynamic life-science entrepreneur who established Santhera Pharmaceuticals (SIX Exchange: SANN) as successful Biotech/Specialty Pharma company in Switzerland
  • In the past 20 years he held executive manager positions (CSO and CEO) and successfully executed merger/acquisitions, product licensing and turn-around situations
  • Thomas holds a PhD In Biology and is lecturer in neurosciences at the Biozentrum, University of Basel
  • Partner of Viopas Venture Consulting (CH)

Office Basel

Dr. Simon Nebel

Partner

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  • 20+ years experience within various international PE organizations and invested in 20+ companies during tenure
  • Extensive investment background in the fields of development of new diagnoses and treatments for indications such as oncology, cardiovascular, infectious and respiratory diseases
  • Simon holds a master and a PhD in structural biology from the Biozentrum, University of Basel as well as an MBA with distinction from the London Business School
  • Founder and Partner of Viopas Venture Consulting (CH)

Office Zurich

Bernd Hau

Partner

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  • Sales management expert with over 25 years of experience
  • Product focus on ERP, SCM, CRM, HCM, PLM
  • Long-time managing Director and head of sales at Infor Global Solutions
  • Board Advisors partner since 2017 with expertise in sales strategies, sales management, and sales manager development

Office Freiburg, +49 761 881 40 74 10

Federico Arcelli

Partner

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  • Former CEO and technology executive
  • Corporate development, management, engineering and sales experience in global technology companies (Alteon Capital, Texas Instruments, CEVA Inc., Accent, VeriSilicon Inc.)
  • Multiple M&A & fund raising technology transactions in USA and Europe
  • Specialist for cross-border business & corporate development
  • Federico holds a degree in electronic engineering from La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

Office Monaco, +33 6 95 39 24 26

Rainer Klamt

Partner

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  • 20+ years of experience as a management consultant, business development, sales organisation expert and coaching expert
  • Extensive experience as a key account manager for Philips (such as Sixt AG or Hutschenreuther AG)
  • A graduate in educational science

Office Munich, +49 171 755 65 67

Thomas Ritter

Partner

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  • Highly successful sales professional with a strong track record in selling business software, cloud solutions and consulting services into international large enterprises.
  • Over 30 years of professional experience in leading sales positions at SIEMENS and SAP in the DACH region and Asia-Pacific.
  • Thomas holds a degree in Business Administration from the “Verwaltungs- und Wirtschafts-Akademie” (VWA), Freiburg
  • Thomas joined Board Advisors in 2020

Office Freiburg, +49 176 577 15 52 2

Werner Strub. CEO of abas Software AG

„Board Advisors successfully guided us through a professional strategy development process. We were very pleased with the result. The engagement was characterized by a pragmatic approach and open, proactive communication throughout the entire project. For a medium-sized software company like us, I can say Board Advisors is the perfect choice.”

Ralf Steinemann. CEO of iTernity GmbH

„For many years, Board Advisors has guided us as a trusted advisor in various business challenges. The unique combination of a deep understanding of our market, paired with a hands-on attitude, has proven to be an ideal fit with our company.”

Götz Herzog. CEO of European Online Distribution GmbH

„By leveraging and providing access to an extensive network of relevant investor and business contacts, we were not only able to successfully raise funds for our company but also develop new business opportunities. Our executive team members highly appreciate the strategic advice from Board Advisors.”

Ralf Brinkis. Owner of acriba Service GmbH

„Brought in at a relatively late stage in our sales process, Christoph Löslein from Board Advisors ensured that my company was valued at the appropriate price. It was the best decision I could have made.”

Otto Troxler. CEO of BrainConnect AG

„When the time was right to find a new parent owner for our company, we chose Board Advisors as M&A advisor. Urs Niederberger guided us through the entire sales process with dedication, prudence and a high degree of professionalism. While the executive management team was focusing on running the business, Board Advisors drove the process to completion. We are happy to say that Board Advisors’ contribution was crucial to success.”

Peter Schildknecht. Owner of Schildknecht Agro-Trade AG

„Urs Niederberger significantly facilitated the sales process of my company. His extensive experience in M&A, both on the buy and sell side, helped to expedite the transaction and successfully close it. The distraction of the management team from running the business could be kept to a minimum.”