Dr. Henning Walf has nearly two decades of professional experience in international, cross-border business settings with a focus on mid-cap transactions, operations strategy and restructuring. Based in Cologne, Germany, Dr. Walf is responsible for CoBe Capital's European activities from an M&A and operations perspective.
Prior to joining CoBe Capital, Dr. Walf was a Partner at goetzpartners Management Consultants, the largest independent M&A advisory and management consulting firm in Germany, where he was Head of Strategy and Restructuring Practices. In this role, he built a successful track record of turning around companies and advising on special situation transactions. He has led advisory mandates, acquisitions and divestitures for large corporates, in addition to acquisitions out of insolvency. Dr. Walf has domain expertise across various technologies, including material science, energy and telecom along with years of professional experience in the automotive, industrial and manufacturing sectors.
Before joining goetzpartners Dr. Walf worked several years for McKinsey & Company and the Brazilian Ministry of Development (CNPq).
Dr. Walf received his Ph.D in Nuclear and Solid State Physics from Technische Universität Braunschweig and is fluent in German and Portuguese and conversant in Spanish.