Matthias started his corporate finance career in the investment banking division of UBS in 2005 advising telecoms and media companies on M&A projects, debt and equity financings. He joined Akira Partners in 2009.

Matthias’ deal experience includes CWC’s US$680m disposal of its international islands assets to Batelco, CWC’s US$445m disposal of a 55% economic interest in Monaco Telecom to NJJ Capital, Telefónica’s 10% stake acquisition in Telecom Italia, Vimpelcom’s US$4.2bn acquisition of Golden Telecom, Deutsche Telekom’s US$1.5bn sell down of a 10% stake in MTS and Apax Partners’ US$400m acquisition of Telenor Satellite Services to form Vizada.