Matthias Tempel is an associate partner at Clairfield Germany. He has more than 25 years of experience of managing German operations for banks in Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, and London, and he is fluent in Dutch, French, and English as well as his native German. In his last position, he oversaw ABN AMRO’s German corporate and investment-banking business. Matthias has advised in over 30 mid-size, crossborder M&A transactions, mostly in transport & logistics, food & drink, and in financial services. He has built and led several M&A teams, managed an investment banking activity across several products, and orchestrated the complete relaunch of a commercial banking business. Matthias is a qualified lawyer and earned a Ph.D. at Münster University with a thesis in corporate and tax law.