Managing Partner
Dirk Liedtke CV and Career Highlights

25 years of M&A expertise in leading banks and Corporate Finance boutiques. Partner and shareholder of Mummert & Co. for 10 years with successful exit to Raymond James. Coach for entrepreneurs and leaders. Direct Investments.


Since 01/2020

LEAD Corporate Finance & Consulting GmbH, Munich
Managing Partner, Shareholder

  • M&A Advisory for family owned businesses
  • Restructuring and distressed M&A advisory
  • Exit preparation
  • Coaching (Started 2,5y program with Hephaistos Coaching Institute)
  • Direct Investments in Technology firms and Restructuring Cases
  • Industry Advisor (a.o. ATREUS Interim Management)
06/2016 – 12/2019

Raymond James Corporate Finance GmbH, Munich
Managing Director, Head of Industrials Europe

  • Responsible for 10 member team in industrials
  • Worked as Geschäftsführer/MD in the integration of Mummert & Co. into global RJ platform
  • Covered automotive, automation, packaging and diversified industrials as well as certain accounts in technology; average 3 deals per year
  • Focused family owned businesses as well as corporate client base with selected PE network
  • Continued restructuring and distressed M&A
  • Led expansion of industrial team incl senior hiring in US/Europe
02/2007 – 06/2016

Mummert & Company, Munich
Managing Partner, Shareholder

  • Responsibility as one of three main shareholders for expansion from 5 to over 20 professionals
  • Managed growth to critical size incl total of 7 shareholders and very successfully sold Mummert & Co. to Raymond James in 2016
  • Established industrial and automotive brand name for Mummert & Company
  • Created Mummert brand name for trusted top notch restructuring M&A boutique with global OEM clients
  • Worked successfully on 38 transactions in 9 years
09/2001 – 09/2006

HVB/UniCredit, Munich
MD, Speaker of Management Board Corporate Finance (“Sprecher der Geschäftsführung”)

  • Responsible for 20 team members in HVB Corporate Finance with two fellow MDs; reported to Board member of HVB
  • Successfully integrated HVB investment banking into UniCredit after merger in 2004, gained substantial traction with Italian M&A team
  • Focus on mid-market sellside food&beverage and industrials, completed 15 deals in 5 years; added acquisition finance experience
05/1999 – 08/2001

Commerzbank Securities, M&A Industrial Dept.
Assoc. Director (Frankfurt/London)

  • Responsibility for mid-market Industrials M&A mandates
  • Grew team from 2 to 7 members with 2 deals per year on average
  • Worked part-time in London for integration of newly hired Commerzbank Securities London team; added IPO experience
07/1995 – 04/1999

Deutsche Bank Group (DB Consult GmbH, DGM GmbH)
Junior Banker to Project Manager in Mid-market
M&A Team (Hamburg, Frankfurt)

  • Mid-market Industrials and Food/Beverage M&A mandates
  • 3 deals per year on average
  • Assumed responsibility for South-West German market in 1997 within DB M&A midmarket