Bryan, Garnier to merge with Cartagena Capital

Bryan, Garnier & Co is merging with Cartagena Capital GmbH. Financial terms weren’t announced. Munich-based Cartagena is a technology advisory boutique. The new firm will be called Bryan, Garnier & Co. GmbH.

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LONDON, PARIS and MUNICH, January 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ —
Today, Bryan, Garnier & Co, a leading pan-European investment bank that provides corporate finance and ECM services to the growth sectors of the economy, announced its merger with Cartagena Capital GmbH, a premier technology advisory boutique headquartered in Munich, Germany. Cartagena Capital will be renamed Bryan, Garnier & Co. GmbH, and the combined entity will feature one of the largest TMT investment banking teams in Europe.
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The Cartagena Capital team, comprised of 28 professionals and senior industry advisors, will be fully integrated with Bryan, Garnier & Co’s investment banking team of 120 professionals. Falk Müller-Veerse, Founder and Managing Partner of Cartagena Capital, will join Bryan, Garnier & Co as Partner and Member of the Corporate Finance Executive Committee. He will assume the position of Head of Bryan, Garnier & Co for Germany and the Nordic countries.
Greg Revenu, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Bryan, Garnier & Co, comments: “Falk and his team have created great expertise and track record in the Software, Mobile Technologies, Digital Media and Smart Industries arenas. This merger accelerates our objective to build the premier European investment bank that provides knowledge-driven solutions to growth-oriented clients. Cartagena deepens our technology footprint and expands our existing coverage to better meet the needs of our clients.”
“We are very excited to bring Cartagena’s profound expertise in technology and long-time relationships with the venture capital community into the Bryan Garnier organisation. We will be able to provide enhanced capabilities to our clients such as growth capital private placements, technology buyouts, IPOs, public M&A, equity underwriting and research – this will be tremendously beneficial to our clients,” explains Falk Müller-Veerse, Founder and Managing Partner of Cartagena Capital.
Olivier Garnier, Founder and Managing Partner of Bryan, Garnier & Co added: “Bryan, Garnier is an independent partnership which combines the anima of highly experienced, entrepreneur-minded investment banking professionals having an exceptional level of attention to clients, with the range of services and the expertise of a full-fledged, top-tier investment bank. Cartagena’s team culture of excellence and ambition to expand will be a strong driver for an accelerated development of Bryan, Garnier & Co in the region.”
To learn more about Bryan, Garnier & Co and the merger please visit
http://www.bryangarnier.com/en/blog/article/cartagena-capital-merges-with-bryan-garnier