Patrick Kupitz, Finance Expert in Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Patrick Kupitz

Finance Expert in Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Member since May 19, 2020
Patrick has executed various M&A and fundraising projects with a strong focus on the TMT, IT services, and fintech sectors. He gained his M&A capabilities at the best corporate M&A team in Germany, in private equity, and at a PE-backed buy-&-build firm. His M&A know-how is complemented by operational experience in fintech as a co-founder and team leader in business development at a unicorn firm. Patrick enjoys advising clients on fundraising, M&A, and corporate finance projects.
Patrick is now available for hire

Career Highlights


Case studies


  • COO | CFO | Co-founder

    2019 - 2020
    • Led the seed round fundraising, which resulted in significant funding from venture capital funds and business angels.
    • Concluded strategic partnerships with insurance and financing partners, defined processes and service level agreements, and managed efficient technical integration while complying with banking regulations.
    • Generated a double-digit million sales pipeline through direct sales and by building around 15 affiliate partnerships with brokers, banks, and logistics firms.
    Focus areas: Financial Reporting, B2B Partnerships, Business Development, Business Strategy, Sales, Fundraising
  • Head of Business Development Office

    2019 - 2019
    Deposit Solutions
    • Initiated the turnaround of the business development team by introducing a performance-based culture, setting up central intelligence and reporting processes, and establishing a collaborative team spirit by defining a joint mission.
    • Steered European sales activities across 15+ countries and led proposal creation for blue-chip banks.
    • Established sales reporting for top management and investors, resulting in optimized business steering.
    Focus areas: Team Leadership, Sales Management, Banking Relationships, B2B Partnerships, Sales
  • Associate Private Equity TMT

    2016 - 2018
    Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners
    • Led and closed a €600-million cash sale of Strato AG to United Internet and Warburg Pincus—building the financial model with the CFO, creating the investor presentations and board memorandum, as well as managing all sell-side due diligence.
    • Led and closed multiple buy-side deals in cloud and hosting, digital infrastructure, internet of things, marketplaces, and the software-as-a-service space.
    • Covered all stages of the deal cycle including the identification of opportunities, due diligence, investment memorandums and presentations, negotiations, legal documentation, and closing procedures.
    • Managed the portfolio company—monitoring for Scout24 AG, Ströer SE & Co. KGaA, and hosting and cloud-related assets.
    Focus areas: Sales Purchase Agreements, Term Sheet Negotiations, Legal Documentation, Leveraged Buyout Modeling, Valuation Modeling, Investment Cases, M&A (Buy-side), M&A (Sell-side), Due Diligence
  • Analyst Corporate Development and M&A

    2014 - 2016
    Deutsche Telekom
    • Managed buy- and sell-side projects with many responsibilities, including achieving stakeholder alignment and garnering management and the supervisory board approvals, e.g., the sale of EE to British Telecom for £12.5 billion.
    • Reviewed the European telco landscape—identifying two potential minority targets and executing extensive due diligence including valuation, group leverage impact analyses, and structuring of derivative acquisition instrument (funded collar).
    • Built various fully dynamic financial models and valued various assets using methodologies such as discounted cash flows, comparable company and precedent transaction multiples, and leveraged buyout modeling.
    Focus areas: Financial Modeling, Project Management, Strategic Planning & Execution, Portfolio Analysis, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Visiting Associate

    2013 - 2013
    Ardian Private Equity
    • Executed potential deals in pharmaceuticals which included formulating investment memorandums and recommendations.
    • Screened multiple investments across various sectors.
    • Performed financial modeling, multiples, and DCF valuations.
    Focus areas: Due Diligence, Private Equity


  • Master's Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Corporate Finance and Strategy
    2010 - 2012
    University of Mannheim - Mannheim, Germany
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance
    2007 - 2010
    Edinburgh Napier University - Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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