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[Translate to English:] Felix Schauerte

Felix Schauerte

Founder & Managing Director[more]

Felix Schauerte is the Founder & Managing Director of Advantum Corporate Finance Partners.   Previously, Felix has been a Managing Director at Corporate Finance Partners and Senior Advisor and Managing Director at Peters Associates(now Lincoln International), where he has been the key force behind setting up a division that became the leading M&A advisor on distressed assets in German-speaking countries.   Prior to that engagement, Felix was a Director in the Corporate Finance Department of UBS Warburg in Germany and an executive in the M&A Group of Morgan Stanley in Frankfurt and London and Morgan Stanley’s Technology Group in San Francisco.   To date, he has advised on more than 40 transactions exceeding EUR 3 billion in value.

Gregory Ernst


Gregory Ernst is a Senior Advisor to Advantum Corporate Finance and heads our US office based in Seattle. After graduating from Washington University and spending four years in the US Army he started his career in Finance at Morgan Stanley working in the New York and San Francisco offices.   Since then he has worked in senior management and finance positions in the life sciences industry, most recently as Director of Finance at Free & Clear (part of Alere Group), a leading healthcare consulting company.

Giuseppe Curatolo


Giuseppe represents ACF as a Senior Advisor based in London.   He has more than 20 years of experience in the private equity, investment banking and consulting sector with a focus on growth companies in technology, media as well as renewables. His career path included assignments with Morgan Stanley, Bain & Company, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and TLcom.   Giuseppe is also currently an advisor to the venture capital program of the EBRD. He holds an MBA from Stanford University and graduated cum laude from Bocconi University in Milan.

Fabian Pohl


Fabian Pohl is part of the restructuring team at Advantum Corporate Finance. Before that, he joined the Corporate Finance Partners Group in September 2007 and supported the execution of a variety of transactions with a focus on restructuring and special situations.   During his studies he completed several placements in the Corporate Finance and M&A divisions of international media companies. Prior to his international business studies, he was engaged with Siemens AG in the financial controlling department of the telecommunication division.

Yi Xu


Yi Xu is responsible for Advantum’s projects and market development in Asia with a focus on the Chinese markets.   Yi is a Shanghai native and has worked and lived in Canada, Germany and China. As a multilingual Chinese expatriate with international work experiences, Yi has strong financial analytical skills and a broad understanding of both Eastern and Western cultures. She is mainly specialized in tourism as well as in the retail sector. Yi holds both American and German Bachelor of Science degrees in Business Management and International Business.

Grzegorz Sadowski


Grzegorz Sadowski is responsible for Advantum's projects in Eastern Europe with a focus on Poland.   He joined Corporate Finance Partners in June 2007 after having gained experience over many years in the field of entrepreneurship. He supported the successful execution of a variety of transactions with a focus on restructuring and special situations. Mr. Sadowski studied business administration at Freie Universität Berlin and Europa Universität Viadrina and graduate with a master degree.

Lauri Lepik


Lauri Lepik is based in Tallinn, Estonia and is responsible for Advantum’s M&A activities with a particular focus on industries driven by technology and innovation.   Prior to that he worked as an analyst at an Eastern-European corporate finance firm and has also gained experience in the real estate and commercial banking sectors at several European destinations. Lauri received his Int. Business Administration degree from the Vienna University of Economics and has spent considerable parts of his life in Austria, Switzerland and Russia.

Simon Kox


Simon Kox joined Advantum Corporate Finance in 2013. Located at our Tallinn office, he is responsible for cross-industry sell- and buy-side mandates in Germany and elsewhere with a particular focus on special situations and capital raisings.   Mr. Kox has studied at multiple universities in Germany and France and next to his B.Sc. in Economics from Heidelberg University received his M.Sc. in Business Administration from Hamburg University. In addition to his studies he worked two years for Deloitte in the transfer pricing unit and prior to that gained experience during a number of internships in the consulting business and capital markets industry. 

Vladyslav Revchuk


Vladyslav Revchuk is a Senior Advisor to Advantum, representing us in Eastern Europe out of Kiev.   He is the founder and managing director of the Ukrainian brokerage firm I-NVEST LLC. Before that, Vladyslav set up and acted as the Chief Operating Officer at ASTRUM Investment Management. Prior, he had founded the Ukrainian securities broker INDIGO CAPITAL LLC, which was acquired by KBC Securities.   In parallel to managing I-NVEST, Vladyslav has an active role in improving the domestic legislation for investment and trading activities and has good relationships with the relevant legislative and regulatory bodies.  

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