Valentin zur Strassen is an Associate Director in the Stephens' Frankfurt office. Prior to joining Stephens, he was in the M&A, Corporate and Leveraged Finance team at IKB Deutsche Industriebank. He has over three years of experience advising clients on M&A sell-side, buy-side and leveraged buyout transactions. He has experience across a range of sectors including Automotive, Industrials, Aerospace and Business Services. He holds a BSc degree in Business Administration from the University of Giessen and a MSc degree in Business Administration with a major in Finance from Goethe University in Frankfurt.