Global Head of Equity Capital Markets Advisory
KPMG Accountants B.V
Ralf Nachtigall, a partner in KPMG’s German firm, and the Global Head of Equity Capital Markets Advisory. Since joining KPMG, Ralf has successfully grown the ECM business in Germany, the UK and select other countries, building a highly-profitable, highly-visible service offering in Initial Public Offerings and other ECM-related engagements. There are now five dedicated ECM Advisory teams based in member firm offices (RC) Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Paris and Sydney, advising clients on a broad range of equity capital markets-related scenarios.Under Ralf’s leadership, KPMG ECM teams completed several significant equity capital market transactions, earning growing reputations in the equity capital markets arena. In 2018, ECM Advisory team acted as advisor for Europe’s second largest IPO in equity raise of 2018 the IPO of Knorr Bremse with a total issuance volume of EUR 3.85bn. His current focus is on extending the ECM Advisory product globally. Ralf is a seasoned finance professional, having worked as Vice Chairman in ECM and Equity Advisory at prominent global investment banks, among other senior leadership roles. His work is consistently characterized by clients as efficient and constructive, and he is recognized for his ability to successfully navigate the unexpected.