Backed by long-standing relationships with our clients and a thorough understanding of key challenges and objectives we sustainably strive to improve your undertakings.

And that's why we at LSK devote our expertise that we built through decades of professional experiences exclusively to our clients. Hands-on execution will materialize your goals in a manageable time span.

 

Client Focus Sector Focus Service Focus
The Principals are fully committed to entrepreneurs and business owners. We are flexible to tailor our services to the needs of small and medium sized entities (SMEs) as well as larger (SE-listed) companies of German / European / US and Asian origin.   Our professional services are predominantly directed to the manufacturing industries, with a specific focus of four distinct areas:
  • Automotive OEM’s and their
    supply industries
  • Plant & Machinery and
    adjacent sectors
  • Metal, Plastic & Wood
    processing industries
  • Non-Ferrous metals industries,raw materials
  The Principlas apply their operational know-how in a wide array of interlinked services and get fully involved in the execution of strategies and plans across the fields of Corporate Consulting, M&A and Restructuring.

Our Values    
Entrepreneurial Thinking & Individuality
 
Credibility &
Competence
 
Independence &
Interdependence
The Principals    
   
Dr.-Ing. Lutz Lorenz
PhD and Master in Mechanical Engineering
(Dr.-Ing and Diplom Ingenieur)
  Christian Sanner
Master in Business Administration
(Diplom Kaufmann)
  Jürgen Köster
Master in Process Engineering and Business Administration (Diplom Wirtschaftsingenieur)


       

More than 35 years of  experience in Corporate Finance / Mergers & Acquisitions as well as in the German manufacturing industries

 
Almost 40 years of intensive experience in the automotive OEM environment and the relevant supply industries
 
More than 30 years of broad level experience, abroad and domestically, in operating functions as COO, CEO and CRO within the automotive Tier 1 sector


Providing opportunities is one option. The core, however, is to give entrepreneurial and professional advice when it comes to the acquisition or the sale of a company or division of an enterprise; one of the most challenging and significant business decisions one can face. Only by combining integrity and trust with professionalism and life & business experience can the way to success be paved.
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Big is not always beautiful. Innovation and speed is what counts ... and a clear positioning in the specific market segment. Understanding the needs of automotive customers, monitoring technology changes and a comprehensive strategic analysis followed by constant benchmarking of products and performance will help the entrepreneur identify the key success drivers of his business in a complex environment. Without these factors long-term success in the automotive industries cannot be sustained.
 
Combining a solid academic education with operational experience in a variety of different manufacturing environments is key for successful restructuring and turn-around management, merging the advantages of own experience and a professional network. Thereby, a perspective of long-term growth and sustainability will finally lead to the targeted profitability level.


   
Clients & Projects    
An hands-on approach to owners and top management of the international business community has led to a very solid and trustworthy relationship to our clients. We understand the decision-taking processes – be it in the private entrepreneurial environment or on group management level – and esteem the inter-cultural exchange of views.
   

Recent Engagements:

       

Automotive Industries:

  Financial Investors/Private Equity:   General Industrial Market Segment:

Advising Japanese supply Group in establishing access as a system supplier to a premium German automotive OEM. Phase I completed.

Advising comp active in high-tech plastic/metal inserts components to identify a JV Partner for joint operations in NAFTA-Region or China mainland. 

 

Advised the founder/owner of a start-up company having developed a world patented sensor-based device to optimize industrial combustion processes. Initiated the 1st round financing by LBBW Venture Capital backed by Viessmann Group as commercial partner.

 

 

Co-Sellside mandate of a leading Romanian group of companies active in agri input/distribution operations.

Guided the owners of a world-leading high-tech measurement company in identification and approach of potential investors.

Fairness Opinion for valuation of German cable producer for large Chinese Group.

 

Contacts    

Our home base is Düsseldorf, the capital of the State of North-Rhine Westphalia. We will support our clients in any location where they require us to perform.

Dr. Lutz Lorenz
Phone
Mobile
E-Mail
+49 211 9559 9140
+49 170 862 3038
lorenz@lsk-advisers.de
Christian Sanner
Phone
Mobile
E-Mail
+49 211 9559 9141
+49 172 786 5236
sanner@lsk-advisers.de
Jürgen Köster
Phone
Mobile
E-Mail
+49 211 9559 9142
+49 172 741 1851
koester@lsk-advisers.de

Fax: +49 211 9559 9139

Offices:
LSK Advisers GbR • Graf-Adolf-Platz 15 (GAP Building) • 40213 Düsseldorf / Germany

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