Dr. Manfred Drax has been appointed associate partner at CatCap Corporate Finance, effective August 1st, 2014. Together with Dr. Drax, CatCap’s Munich office will expand its expertise in the sectors life science and medtech. Furthermore, Dr. Drax’ longstanding experience in the information and communication technology sector complements CatCap’s service portfolio.
Dr. Manfred Drax studied law at the universities of Munich and Freiburg i. Br. as well as business administration at the FernUniversität (open university) in Hagen. He received his doctorate in corporate law from the University of Bayreuth. Dr. Drax has more than 20 years of experience in the medtech, life science and information and telecommunication technology sectors and in numerous other high-tech industry segments. Among other positions, Dr. Drax was managing director / CEO and US-CFO of the Dornier MedTech group and COO of WaveLight AG (today Novartis).
“I am delighted to extend – together with CatCap’s managing partners Michael Moritz, Mark Miller and Caspar Stauffenberg and a competent team – our advisory skills in these and other high-tech segments and to internationally intensify them”, comments Dr. Manfred Drax.
“We are very pleased that with Dr. Manfred Drax we have a partner with longstanding and international M&A experience. He also contributes a lot of operational and strategical experience from top management positions in the life science and high-tech-industries. With him we further strengthen our industry focus at the office in Munich”, comments Caspar Graf Stauffenberg, managing partner at CatCap.