Dr. Roland Rausch, Founder

Roland has unparalleled investment banking experience, having globally worked on more than 50 IPOs, capital increases, equity placements, convertibles and more than 30 M&A situations over the last 16 years. Roland has worked for a decade in different senior positions at Morgan Stanley, including heading the German speaking, the New York based East Coast Technology and the Singapore based South-East Asian equity capital markets business before founding Rausch Partners. Roland has been leading instrumental financing transactions such as the Re-IPO for HeidelbergCement (2009 IFR European equity deal of the year award) and the first IPO since the financial crisis for Kabel Deutschland. He has furthermore executed multiple NASDAQ, NYSE IPOs and equity and bond placements out of New York and several capital raisings in the South East Asian region.

After years of working for investment banks, it is Roland’s clear commitment to serve as independent advisor and investor for corporates seeking to raise public or private capital. Under Rausch Partners Roland has led more than 30 capital raisings, investments and M&A transactions across the globe with a transaction value of more than USD 10bn.

He started at the Corporate Finance / M&A division at Deutsche Bank and KPMG Austria. Roland holds a PhD in Finance from Boston University/ University of Graz and a master's degree in technical mathematics.