About Dr. Andreas
Dr. Andreas von Keitz is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting. He is a member of the Corporate Finance practice and is based in London and Frankfurt. He leads the operational transformation team in EMEA. Dr. von Keitz is a specialist in transaction services, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, and performance improvement. In total he has more than 22 years of experience in hands-on consulting.
Dr. von Keitz advises private equity organisations on enhancing the value of their portfolios both pre- and post-deal. For his corporate clients he focuses on identifying their core growth-enabling and performance improvement opportunities, developing revised business plans and reliable quantification of upside potential and targets. He joined FTI Consulting in January 2013 from KPMG. Prior to that, he worked for AlixPartners and was with Bain and A.T. Kearney.
Dr. von Keitz has led numerous buy- and sell-side pre-deal engagements in a wide range of industries, including automotive, renewable energy, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, mining, chemicals, and high tech. His work is mostly focused on operational due diligence, e.g. challenging the robustness of a business plan and in particular the identification of upside potential in the business plan, commercial due diligence, synergy assessment, valuation, financial modelling, and scenario planning.
Dr. von Keitz has also led multiple post-deal engagements with a strong focus on manufacturing, supply chain optimisation, carve-out, post-merger integration and cash management. His main industry focus is on industrial goods and services, medical devices, automotive, and retail and consumer goods.
Dr. von Keitz’s clients in the transaction area (pre- and post-deal) are a broad range of large and mid-cap private equity funds and stressed and distressed-debt sponsors in EMEA and the United States. In addition, he has led business plan reviews and independent business review “Sanierungsgutachten (“IDW S6”)” for various lender groups and bondholders.
Doctoral Thesis, Theoretical Physics, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt