Who we are
euroMerger was founded in 1991 when a number of independent advisory boutique firms, based in several European Countries, joined forces to offer their clients cross-border corporate finance services with the highest quality standards. euroMerger?s selected firms offer the experience, skills and wisdom of over 80 professionals with distinguished and outstanding backgrounds in international investment banks to consulting companies, and relationships with significant financial institutions such as banks, private equity funds and merchant banks.
Our board comprises representatives from each member and meets bimonthly to coordinate euroMerger activities. Constant communication and information sharing constitute the basis for euroMerger integration model.
Mauro Vacchini, President
Mr. Vacchini was the founder of Parcec Finance (Italy), and founding member of euroMerger. Previously, he served on the executive committee of Paribas Group Italy, supervised the acquisition and management of industrial and service companies for Paribas Affaires Industrielles, and served as Managing Director in M&A and advisory services for Banque Paribas Italy (now BNP Paribas). In addition to spearheading successful operations involving leading companies in Italy and abroad, he has played an important role in the privatization of firms by the Italian government. He holds a graduate degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Milan.
Rudiger Goll, Vice-President
Mr. Goll is Managing Partner of euroMerger's German member, euroMerger Germany, an internationally operating M&A management consulting company which he founded in 1991. He started his business career as a banker at Bayerische Vereinsbank and acted in an advisory capacity to both medium-sized businesses and big international groups of companies. After that he joined Banque Paribas, he built up the banks German and international M&A business and became the sectors Managing Director. He holds a degree in economics from the University of Siegen.
Jacob Therkelsen, Vice-President
Mr. Therkelsen has more than 20 years of professional advisory experience and he has specialised in corporate finance and M&A since 1998. He has a broad range of experience from audit, transaction service, M&A and capital markets advisory. He has led numerous transactions on both the buy-side and sell-side involving public and private companies, private equity and structured debt finance, restructuring and accelerated M&A.
Before founding Consilio Partners, Jacob worked 18 years with Deloitte as manager and Corporate Finance partner
Jacob holds an Executive MBA (Hons), a B.Com in banking and finance and a B.Com in financial and management accounting from Copenhagen Business School.