Personalities

                  ....they make the difference



Senior Team  

Dr. Martin Kanjuh, Partner

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Martin has 15 years of experience in corporate finance advisory, especially m&a and has successfully lead and completed several transactions for publicly listed groups, mid market companies and private equity across different industry sectors. Martin has particular expertise in the energy sector, TMT, food and pharmaceuticals. At Roots Advisory he will focus on advising companies from the food, energy and TMT sector.

Prior to joining Roots Advisory, Martin worked in various investment banking positions, including at Oaklins Germany (most recently as Head of Oaklins Germany Frankfurt branch), M&A International, Clearwater International and Bank of America.

After graduating with a degree in Business Administration at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität, Martin earned his doctorate in Finance at the University of Zagreb and Mannheim.

He is author of publications and keynote speaker at conferences and events.

Alexander Schmitt, Partner

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Alexander Schmitt has been a partner at ROOTS Advisory since January 2019. 

He has more than 20 years of experience, and he assist national and international clients, investors and creditors in judicial and extrajudicial reorganization & restructuring proceedings and on financing issues. 


He has built up special expertise in real estate transactions and real estate asset management. Most recently, he handled the liquidation and sale of a real estate portfolio on behalf of a foreign insolvency administrator in Germany. 

 

Alexander Schmitt studied law in Mannheim and completed his legal clerkship at the Ellwangen 

Regional Court.

 

Prof.  Dr.  Ralf Wandmacher, Senior Advisor

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Ralf Wandmacher joined ROOTS in June 2018. His focus is on advising clients on capital market transaction and traditional forms of financing, as well as on the implementation of blockchain finance transactions and ICO - Initial Coin Offerings financing. 
Prior to joining ROOTS Advisory, Ralf worked in various investment banking positions, including at Deutsche Bank (most recently as Managing Director for structured products in Northern Europe with teams in London and Frankfurt), Goldman Sachs and Dresdner Bank.
Ralf is also Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship at the "accadis Hochschule" in Bad Homburg.
After graduating with a degree in Business Administration at the Saarbrücken and Göttingen Universities, Ralf earned his doctorate in Finance at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.