Ivo Polten is a Managing Director at goetzpartners in the Munich office. He is a long-term senior member of the TMT team and leads the Technology Practice. Within technology he has a special focus on B2B software and IT services across the entire value chain.
With more than 20 years of transaction experience Ivo Polten has a broad expertise in the execution of technology buy-side, sell-side and funding transactions, both domestically and internationally. He has been advising numerous technology entrepreneurs and growth companies as well as venture capital, growth capital and private equity firms on the financial sponsor side.
After his traineeship at Deutsche Bank, Ivo Polten started his professional career in the M&A technology team at KPMG Corporate Finance in 2000. After five years at KPMG, where he worked as Manager at the end, he joined goetzpartners in 2005 where he became Managing Director and has been serving as member of the executive board for many years.
Ivo Polten holds a degree in Business Administration from the Berlin School of Economics and Law as well as a CFA Charterholder and is member of the CFA Institute.