Managing Partner of EquityGate in Wiesbaden. In his 20 years in the Structured Finance sector he has gained a wealth of experience in arranging complex structured debt transaction for corporate clients throughout Europe and USA.
Robert started his career at Deutsche Bank with credit training in the Structured Finance area and thereafter worked in their Securitisation and Principal Finance teams in London. Thereafter he helped to set up the securitisations and principal finance team of WestLB AG in London, where he was responsible for arranging German and French corporate securitisation and principal finance transactions. At WestLB he has also worked with Ervin Schellenberg and John Cutts. In his last engagement at Ambac Assurance UK Ltd. in London he was responsible for the German and Eastern European markets with a focus on the utility, transport, telecom and infrastructure sectors. His various engagements encompassed the completion of a number of innovative market leading financings across a wide range of industries.
Robert graduated as Diplom Ökonom from the Bergische Universität Gesamthochschule Wuppertal with an integrated year at Birmingham University and holds a Maitrise de Sciences Economiques from Universite Pantheon-Sorbonne, Paris. He is fluent in German, English and French.