Holger Knittel is a Managing Director in Deutsche Bank's Large Cap Mergers & Acquisitions Team in Frankfurt, responsible for the origination and execution of M&A transactions in Germany and Switzerland. Holger has been a member of the Deutsche Bank Large Cap M&A team in Frankfurt since 2000. He has advised various DAX30 and MDAX companies as well as international clients in a wide range of industries. Recent transactions include the combination of Porsche with Volkswagen, the sale of ista to CVC, the acquisition of TRW by ZF and the sale of Kaufhof to Hudsons Bay. Previously, Holger worked in the German M&A group of Lehman Brothers. Holger holds a masters degree in business administration from the University of Mannheim and an MBA from Connecticut State University.