Berend is Managing Partner at Clairfield International in Austria. He is a corporate finance specialist and has over 20 years of experience in M&A, strategic and cross border acquisitions, capital raisings and restructurings with a focus on Western and Central Europe.
He held various senior management and managing director positions in corporate finance and mergers and acquisition advisory. He worked as Director at Investment Fund Sector Capital in Moscow and later as Director Poland at the European Privatization & Investment Corporation (EPIC). As one of the founders of COM Partners, he specialized on midmarket M&A advisory in the dynamic Tech sector and with his firm he joined the international network of Clairfield International in 2015. Berend was born in the Netherlands and holds a degree in Economics at the University of Groningen.