Martin Petsch

Martin has been working in Corporate Finance / M&A since 2004 and as Managing Director / Head of Industrials & Automotive he is responsible for the acquisition and execution of M&A mandates in the aforementioned industries. He can draw on the experience gained from more than 80 buy-side and sell-side consulting projects in Germany and abroad, where he advised owner-owned companies, multinational corporations and holding companies. In addition, Martin is driving the strategic development of the department's range of services and is actively involved in the international network ADVIOR International.

Before joining DZ BANK in 2010, Martin was Associate Director in the Mergers & Acquisitions department of WestLB in Düsseldorf.
Martin holds a degree in general business administration from the University of Bayreuth and successfully completed the Advanced Management for Senior Professionals Program at WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management.

In his private life, Martin is passionate about traveling near and far and is enthusiastic about start-ups, literature, photographic art and vintage cars.

Dr. Georgi Bontschev

Georgi is part of the Frankfurt team of the Corporate Finance / M&A department since 2011. Prior to joining the team, he worked for a medium-sized consulting firm focusing on M&A and restructuring. Georgi can look back on a large number of successfully completed, often cross-border transactions in various industries. He has proven sector and transaction experience in the healthcare and industrial sectors with a focus on electronics.


Georgi studied business administration at the Universities of Mannheim and St. Gallen. He completed his doctorate at the European Business School (ebs) in Oestrich-Winkel with a stint at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.


Privately, Georgi spends his free time with his family, outdoors and with sports.