Gerhard Gleich is the Managing Director and the Head of Germany Stephens Europe Limited. He graduated with Diplom-Kaufmann from the University of Augsburg and started his career at Dresdner Kleinwort and Deutsche Bankas the Assistant to the Chairman of Hilmar Kopper Board. Gerhard was also a Board Member of FTE Automotive, the Head of Canaccord Genuity, a German investment banking practice, and the Head of Industrials at Berenberg Bank. He has over twenty years of experience in advising medium and large cap corporate clients. Gerhard has also assisted private equity investors and family offices on public and private M&A transactions, debt and equity raisings in engineering, automation, flow control and industrial technology sectors.