What we do

We are primarily focused on the European SME sector.

We advise appropriate financing solutions partnered by suitable investors.

One of our areas of expertise is financing provided by the European Investment Bank.



Who we are

Michael Pfaff

Dipl.Kfm. Michael Pfaff

From 1987 to 2009, Michael Pfaff worked for Dresdner Bank AG / Dresdner Kleinwort Investment Banking in various customer business functions in Capital Markets and later in Corporate Finance. Since 1998 as Managing Director.

His main responsibilities included institutional and corporate sales in the Capital Markets division as well as the management of the Global Banking / Corporate Finance division for Germany, Austria and Switzerland from 2002.

From 2010 to 2014, Michael worked in London for Kleinwort Benson Group Ltd., where he was responsible for the European customer business.

Michael has been an independent consultant since 2015.


Dr. Oliver Zenz

Our Consultant in Vienna

Dr. Oliver Zenz is a trained lawyer and has broad experience in advising companies in corporate banking and risk and insurance management.

From 1985 to 1993, he worked for a large Austrian bank in the field of foreign business and for a major German bank in their corporate consulting department.

He subsequently moved to industrial insurance for a leading US insurer and then spent more than 20 years for the leading Austrian broker in corporate broking, most recently 14 years as member of the Management Board for Marketing & Sales.

Oliver Zenz has been active as a management consultant since July 2017.


Rolf Brien

Our Consultant in London

Since 1987 Rolf Brien has worked both as a principal investor and as a corporate finance advisor with a focus on capital financings and restructurings for European SME companies.

As principal investor, he was a managing director and investment committee member at both PRICOA, the European investment arm of the U.S. Prudential, and Mezzanine Management, a dedicated pan-European mezzanine provider. Investment committee duties also extended to the European Investment Bank for its MidCap Growth Financing Initiative.

Professional qualifications held are that of U.K. Corporate Treasurer and U.K. Chartered Accountant.