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Göttingen Corporate Finance

Realising value for technology driven growth companies

About Us

Göttingen Corporate Finance is a leading advisory firm for technology driven growth companies.
We provide M&A, fundraising and strategic advisory to
exceptional entrepreneurs.

Our team combines in-depth investment banking knowledge, a passion for technology, entrepreneurial experience,
financial acumen and a keen sense for what
will count tomorrow.

Our clients are companies from various industries ranging in maturity from first product sales to double-digit million in revenues where a scalable business model meets a
fast growing market.

We deliver excellence in deal execution.
Our commitment is strong.
We get things done.

The daring ones

What We Do

M&A

As trusted partner we accompany and support entrepreneurs, shareholders and investors on the pathway to exit. In our core sectors we have established strong ties to relevant industry leaders globally. We know how to execute a stringent and
successful process.

We purely focus on buy- and sell-side transactions in the small to midcap segment.

Fundraising

In the past two decade GCF’s senior management has established access to financial and strategic investors who share our passion about technology. Based on long-term relationships we have direct access to world’s leading venture capital and private equity funds, corporate venture funds, strategic and private
investors.

We purely focus on equity investments.

Strategic Advisory

As sparring partner to entrepreneurs, shareholders and investors we help to prepare companies for a transaction, outline options and maximise value. We answer questions in regard to the transaction strategy, equity story, acquirers rationals and the
value of your company.

We purely focus on strategic advisory in advance of a transaction.

Sectoral Expertise

Digitalization /
B2B / B2G SaaS

Smart Industries /
Climate Tech

Med Tech /
Life Science

Team

  • Before founding GCF, Timo worked for 6 years with Bryan, Garnier & Co, the leading European M&A firm. As Director he was responsible for cross-border M&A and fundraising transactions for European technology companies. Before, he was a member of the investment team at Glotec Ventures, a family office from Israel, with focus on cleantech and energy investments. From 2005 to 2007 Timo advised the Archon Group (real-estate arm of Goldman Sachs) on performing and non-performing real estate portfolios. At Golding Capital Partners, a global fund-of-fund private equity investor, Timo gained an excellent overview of the European private equity industry. He started his career in the financial industry at the Insurance Group of Deutsche Bank.

    He holds a M.Sc. degree in Bioengineering from Munich University of Applied Sciences and a Diploma in patent engineering from The FernUniversität in Hagen.

    Timo is a passionate motorcyclist, shikari and globetrotter (#45).

    Timo Peter
    Timo Peter Founding Partner
    tp@goettingen-cf.com
    +49 172 888 98 48
  • Niladri has a strong track record in supporting buy and sell-side firms across property and industrial sectors. He is an expert in providing market intelligence, company valuations and transaction support to clients based in Europe and North America. Moreover, he founded Alchemy Research and Analytics, a market intelligence company based in India. Previously, Niladri established an offshore team to support the acquisition and asset management functions of a large UK-based real estate private equity firm with £1.5 bn AUM.

    He graduated from the Institute of Management Technology (Ghaziabad) in India with an MBA majoring in Finance. He also has a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University.

    Niladri is an avid Cricket fan and likes to travel in his free time.

    Niladri Paul
    Niladri Paul Head of Research
  • Since 2012 Jonas has been a founder, entrepreneur and manager at numerous companies, specializing in company development and process design. He founded his first company at the age of 18. From 2016 to 2019 Jonas worked as operations and hotel manager at the disruptive and fully digitized hotel start-up BoxHotel.

    He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Private University of Applied Science Göttingen.

    Jonas likes to do sports and is a passionate American Football player.

    Jonas Höfgen
    Jonas Höfgen Head of Operations
  • Over a decade of experience in managing client relationships on projects that involve creation of teasers, pitchbooks, investment memoranda, investor presentations and investor universes. Proven track record in providing research support for buy-side and sell-side mandates and fundraising mandates for consumer goods, education, and deep tech companies.

    Abhisek holds an MBA in Finance from GEMS B-SCHOOL (Bengaluru), South Asia University, UK, and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University.

    Abhisek loves to enjoy nature and travelling the world.

    Abhisek Suba
    Abhisek Suba Head of Marketing Collaterals
  • Experienced professional with over 10 years of history in developing financial research reports, investment memoranda, financial models, industry research and valuation reports. Successfully executed complex buy-side and sell-side deals and fundraising activities. Proven track record of assisting clients in raising equity and debt funds larger than $5 million and multiple M&A deals. Extensive knowledge of the North American and Indian markets in the Food and Beverage, Retail, IoT, and Education industries.

    Subhankar holds an Master of Commerce degree from the University of Calcutta.

    Subhankar is a seasoned hiker.

    Subhankar Middya
    Subhankar Middya Head of Valuations
  • Luis adds a deep understanding of financial structures and strategies, and analytical skills to the GCF team. During his time as student, he was for 10 month with GCF as Financial Analyst. Following he became a member of the Deal Advisory division at KPMG for 2 years and gained a solid foundation in Corporate Finance, incl. M&A, Equity and Debt Capital.

    Luis studied Business Administration with a focus on Finance, Taxation, and Law at the Georg-August University.

    In his free time, he enjoys water sports and plays tennis.

    Subhankar Middya
    Luis Fuhrman Senior Associate

Join the team

For our HQ in Göttingen, we are looking for an
Associate Investment Banking / M&A Analyst Investment Banking / M&A

Track Record

Investors we work with

Industry Advisor

Dr. Martin Reimer

MedTech Advisor

  • CEO of Medical Valley Solutions with more than 10 years of experience in technology transfer and innovation
  • Co-founder of 10x Health Investment Club, a unique opportunity for meaningful investments in medical breakthrough
  • Since 2021 interim CEO of H&P Advanced Technology GmbH, an engineering technology company that provides engineering services for X-Ray applications
  • Martin holds a PhD in the field of regional innovation management – during this time he was working besides as consultant for the development of the Augsburg Innovation Park, one of Bavaria’s largest technology park projects

Dr. Wolfram Drescher

Deep Tech Advisor

  • Over 20 years’ experience in establishing and managing deep-tech companies in Silicon Saxony
  • Active deep tech investor and serial entrepreneur
  • Former CEO of German silicon processing company Siltectra (sold to Infineon for €124m). Co-founded Systemonic, which was later acquired by Philips, as well as Blue Wonder Communications, which was acquired by Infineon and later by Intel, and Airrays GmbH, 5G-Massive MIMO beamforming antenna company (2014-2018), acquired by Xilinx in 2018.
  • Venture Partner at Target Partners, one of the most renowned VC investor in Germany (€300m fund)
  • Wolfram holds a Doctorate Degree and a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Technische Universität Dresden

Robert Schrimpff

Climate Tech Advisor

  • Serial entrepreneur with extensive proactive board experience covering strategy development, fundraising, re-structuring and C-level management
  • Since 2010 Partner at GreencoatCapital (AUM €2bn) responsible for Germany.Venture Partner since 2014
  • 4 years with TVM Capital as Principal and then Venture Partner in the technology team
  • Among other companies, founder of hotel.com, one of the largest global travel booking platforms
  • Robert holds a Master Degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Imperial College London and an MBA from INSEAD (FRA/SGP), AwardedLouis Franck Scholarship

Richard Haxel

Smart Industry Advisor

  • 6+ years CEO of Corporate Venture Capital of market leading intralogistics company BITO Lagertechnik
  • Head of Innovation to build new tech ventures in a traditional production company
  • 5+ years experience as Startup Consultant
  • 10 + years as university lecturer of entrepreneurship and strategic management
  • Serial Entrepreneur and Co-Founder of numerous tech- and traditional companies

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