Impressions from Our Women In Finance 2023 Event

We are thrilled to have hosted the Women in Finance event, aiming to bring together accomplished female professionals, executives, and aspiring leaders in the financial industry

MUNICH, SEPTEMBER 2023 | WOMEN IN FINANCE EVENT

As advocates for fostering a strong network and promoting gender diversity within the financial industry, we are thrilled to have hosted our exclusive Women in Finance event!

Having taken place on September 14th, 2023 at the OMMAX Headquarters in Munich, our Women in Finance event aimed to bring together accomplished female professionals, executives, and aspiring leaders in the financial industry. The event provided a unique platform for networking, knowledge sharing, and fostering meaningful connections among like-minded individuals.

With over 70 talented female professionals in attendance, the event was both fun and professionally enriching, with dedicated networking sessions and insightful keynote speeches from renowned industry experts.

We would like to thank our Keynote Speaker Nadine Fugert, Principal at Adams Street Partners, for her inspiring presentation, detailing her professional trajectory, career tips for women, and ways to empower women in finance. One of the core topics discussed during the event was what it takes to make a career in private equity as a woman, especially if you also have a family and kids.

We are proud to have co-hosted this special event with two companies that make diversity a priority like OMMAX: EMERAM, one of the leading, independent investment companies for medium-sized companies, and GLNS, a leading cross-border corporate, tax, and finance firm. Discover more about our speakers and co-hosts below!

about GLNS

GLNS is a highly-specialized law firm with a focus on corporate, finance, tax and litigation matters. They offer comprehensive advice for companies and entrepreneurs, investors and managers as well as directors. For GLNS, client satisfaction is the top priority.

GLNS has repeatedly been awarded as a leading national and international law firm, recognized for their track record, high level of specialization, and quality of advice. Excellent legal advice and comprehensive economic understanding are the basis of their work, conducted by experienced and proven attorneys.

about Emeram

EMERAM Capital Partners is a leading equity investment company for SMEs in German-speaking countries. As a business development partner, EMERAM fosters the long-term growth of their portfolio companies with capital and expertise. The funds advised by EMERAM invest in the technology/software, value-added services and new consumer staples sectors. Their total volume currently stands at €500 million. In general, the funds acquire a significant stake in the company and give the respective management team an opportunity to invest, too. Wide-ranging talents deliver success for EMERAM, which provides a space for diversity and shared growth among their talented team.

About OMMAX

We believe that everyone can become a digital leader.

OMMAX is a fast-growing digital strategy consultancy in Europe, specializing in transaction advisory, strategy, and end-to-end execution of digital initiatives. The vision is to build digital leaders in Europe to foster innovation and accelerate digital growth and profitability. Over the past 10 years, OMMAX realized 250+ M&A deals with >€15B deal value and 1,500+ international value creation projects in various industries for leading private equity firms in commercial strategy, digital operational excellence, advanced data strategy, analytics, tech, and automation. As a front-runner for holistic data-driven strategy consulting and end-to-end execution, OMMAX is the leading consultancy within the European Private Equity sphere, designing and delivering best-in-class digital strategy and value creation.

Learn more about life at OMMAX here!

Speakers Spotlight

    Nadine Fugert

    We are delighted to present Nadine Fugert, one of the keynote speakers who will share insights on career advancement and effective networking strategies, specifically tailored to women in the financial industry field.

    Nadine is an experienced Institutional Sales professional with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Nadine's expertise includes Asset Management, in particular the placement of Fixed Income, Equity and Alternative Investment strategies such as Private Equity, Private Debt, Infrastructure, Energy Efficiency and Hedge Funds. She is a self-starter who enjoys working independently within a global organization with flat hierarchies.

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    Isabella Calderon Hoyos

    Isabella Calderon Hoyos is a partner at OMMAX and leads commercial- and digital due diligence projects with a focus on business services and education. She works with corporates and private equity clients (small, mid, and large-cap) such as Cinven, Equistone, and Afinum.

    Prior to joining OMMAX, she gained 10+ years of experience in strategy consulting at Roland Berger and in the commercial due diligence team at PwC, where she worked on 150+ CDDs, restructuring, and strategy projects.

    She holds an MBA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Chicago Booth Business School, and a Diploma in International Business from ESB Reutlingen.

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    Isabella Calderon Hoyos

      Theresia von Grafenstein

      Theresia von Grafenstein has many years of experience in executive search and human resources. Before joining EMERAM, she worked for the personnel consultancies Egon Zehnder and Spencer Stuart, as well as in HR management at Henkel. Her professional experience includes filling C-level and supervisory board positions in executive search, recruiting, talent management and operational HR work.

      Theresia von Grafenstein has a Masters in Economics from LMU Munich and is a trained systemic coach.

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      Dr. Anja Konhäuser

      Dr. Anja Konhäuser is a Partner/Co-Founder at OMMAX and specializes in the development of digital marketing strategies as well as the support of commercial due diligence projects for digital M&As. With her superior experience in the setup, analysis, and execution of digital value creation strategies, she has successfully advised national and international leading brands on scaling digital business models. She concentrates on game-changing industries such as digital health and travel, bringing unmatchable leadership and analytical skills, and standing out as a person with high precision and patience. Always passionate about digital know-how, she likes to share her experience as a lecturer at prestigious universities, some of which she also worked for before joining OMMAX, including the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and the University of Passau.

      Anja holds an MBA from the University of Passau and a Ph.D., summa cum laude, from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).

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      Dr. Anja Konhäuser

        Dr. Ludger Schult

        Ludger Schult is a founding partner of GLNS Attorneys-at-Law Tax Advisors. He represents clients in a broad range of corporate matters and transactions, typically in a cross-border context. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions (private equity/venture capital), joint ventures, general corporate, and compliance matters (in particular corporate governance and manager liability issues), restructuring as well as distressed M&A and distressed debt transactions.

        Prior to founding GLNS, he worked with Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy in Munich and K&L Gates in New York. Ludger studied at the Justus Liebig University in Giessen and at the Boston University School of Law (LL.M.), going on to obtain a Doctorate at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg (Dr. iur.).

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        OUR TRANSACTION ADVISORY EXPERTISE

        At OMMAX, we provide best-in-class transaction advisory and investment research through our digital DNA as well as our extensive experience from multiple international DD projects. We advise the leading private equity firms and family offices across all industries in making the right investment decision. As a trusted advisor in commercial-digital-technical- and data/product due diligence, we identify, analyze, and evaluate targets, their digital readiness across the value chain, market, customer, and competitive dynamics as well as their (digital) growth potential.

        Over the last 10 years with 200+ deals, €15.5B deal value and 1,500+ value creation projects for our private equity clients, we were able to build a data base of 110m+ data points that we use to identify transformative growth opportunities, disruption risks and to develop data-based full potential programs.

        Our cross-functional team's expertise in digital strategy, digital products and platforms, digital operations and technology allow us to navigate through the complexity of M&A transactions. What differentiates us from the competition is our value creation mindset and our entrepreneurial approach. With 300+ digital experts inhouse, we orchestrate the digital growth journey after successful acquisition together with the management and jointly build the digital equity story with our clients.

        Want to learn more about how we bring digital value to clients across B2B and B2C from different industries, private equities, and their portfolio companies? Follow the link below!

        Our Transaction Advisory Approach

        OUR DIGITAL EXIT READINESS EXPERTISE

          Assessing digital and commercial readiness and implementing key (digital) value creation initiatives prior to the initiation of the sales process leads to a more compelling equity story and enterprise value maximization. Here's how our Digital Exit Readiness expertise can maximize your enterprise value:
           

          • Create a compelling equity story based on increased digital maturity
          • Immediate implementation of digital quick wins and best practice catch up
          • Maximize EBITDA growth and enterprise value
          • Develop a digital exit readiness story with the best team approach of top-tier strategy team and digital experts

          Our Digital Exit Readiness Approach

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