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Christoph Klein

Managing Partner at dotadvisors

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Senior economic advisory & finance professional with extensive exposure to infrastructure projects, particularly in the telecommunications industry having worked on more than 30 assignments in Europe, the Middle East, South America and Africa. Currently writing his PHD thesis at the University Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid, Spain, on "Economics and Funding of Infrastructure“ with specific focus on mobile voice & broadband networks as to the relevant institutional conditions for their worldwide success .

Prior to joining dotadvisors Christoph has worked for Nedbank CIB (2011 –2016) as a Senior Transactor in the Infrastructure Finance team with focus on funding large telecommunication and other infrastructure projects.

Christoph was Partner and head of the “Transaction Services” team at Detecon International between 2001 –2011. Amongst many other projects he carried-out and was responsible for the technical and commercial due diligence (incl. set-up of operational business case) of Neotel for a South African banking consortium resulting in the then largest project finance deal in the African Telco environment.

Consulting Focus: Strong deal-specific corporate finance know-how (transactions, due diligence processes, business planning, financial modelling, valuation) as well as operative leadership experience (6-months CFO interim manager responsible for 60 head finance department in Bolivia); deep commercial and technical knowledge in telecommunication sector. Structuring complex project finance transactions from origination to closing; financial engineering of project finance models incl. junior debt/mezzanine instruments, DFI facilities etc. Fluent in German, English and Spanish.

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