ACGM Appoints Dr. Wolfgang Richter as European Representative
New York, NY.– ACGM, Inc. (“ACGM”) is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Wolfgang Richter as the Firm’s European Representative.
Wolfgang will serve as Senior Advisor and European Representative for ACGM. Wolfgang has a long-standing career with the German Finance and Projects Group at DLA Piper, advising clients on all aspects of banking and finance. He is an expert in M&A deals in the financial sector, securitizations, real estate finance, non-performing loan deals, equity and debt structuring as well as advising investors and financial institutions on product development and strategy.
Earlier in his career, Wolfgang worked for the law practice of a Big Four accounting firm, where he developed close working relationships with transaction-oriented auditors. He has also worked for the Treuhandanstalt, the government agency charged with privatizing all state-owned companies in the former East Germany. This experience has given Wolfgang a deep insight into modern management structures.
ACGM’s President, Carlos Abadi welcomed Dr. Richter, noting that his 20 years plus experience in the European financial sector will be a great asset to ACGM as it seeks to provide its services to clients across the European continent.
“I have had the privilege of working with Wolfgang on numerous transactions throughout my career and I am thrilled to welcome him to the Firm. Wolfgang will be a first-class resource allowing ACGM to achieve better results for our existing businesses and to develop as of yet untapped opportunities. He will be an invaluable resource to our clients”
Wolfgang holds a J.D. from the University of Hamburg and a B.S. in economics from the University of Tuebingen. He is admitted to the Berlin bar.
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