GCA becomes part of Houlihan Lokey

Frank Merkel

Managing Director

Office Address

GCA Altium
27th Floor, Marienturm
Taunusanlage 9-10
603 29 Frankfurt

O: +49 (0) 69 204 34 6410


Industrial Technology, Industrials and Industrial Technology

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Before joining GCA Altium, Frank co-led the German office at Alantra and was a member of the Global Executive Management Committee and chairman of its Nordic operations. In addition, he was the global sector head of Industrial Automation. Prior to joining Alantra, Frank was a founding partner of C.W. Downer & Co.’s platform in Europe, a global M&A boutique focused on cross-border M&A transactions, which merged with N+1 to become Alantra in 2016.

His professional education includes studies at the International Business School in Bad Nauheim (Germany), where he received his Diploma in International Management, and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Lincoln (UK).

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