Team and sector advisers

Stefan Constantin – Partner

Stefan Constantin is partner at C▪H▪Reynolds▪Corporate Finance AG. His primary focus is on Consumer Goods & Retail, Industrial Products, e-commerce, and the Healthcare/Pharma & Chemical sector.

After graduating in Business Administration in Frankfurt in 1992, he was employed at the corporate finance house Doertenbach & Co. There he advised on cross-border SME transactions, buy-side mandates for foreign companies and auctions with the participation of financial investors. In 1998, he founded C▪H▪Reynolds▪Corporate Finance AG together with Felix Hoch. Over the past 20 years, he has advised on numerous transactions of mid-sized companies and renowned financial investors, when selling their shares or portfolio companies, and has overseen a high number of international acquisition projects for publicly-listed multinational companies.

Stefan Constantin is a member of Vereinigung für Chemie und Wirtschaft VCW (Association for Chemicals and Business) and of Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker GDCh (Society of German Chemists). Moreover, he is member of the Business Advisory Board of FIZ – Frankfurt Biotechnology Innovation Center (Frankfurt Science City Riedberg), and the Frankfurt Society for Trade, Industry and Science.

He was Chairman of the Vereinigung deutscher M&A-Berater (VMA) until March 2014.

Contact: Telephone: +49 (0) 69 97 40 300; Email:

Hans G. Güldenberg – Senior Sector Adviser Consumer Goods & Retail

Hans G. Güldenberg joined C▪H▪Reynolds in 2005 as a member of the Sector Advisory Board. He is a F&B specialist and a proven international brand expert. For C▪H▪Reynolds he provides the benefit of his valuable experience, knowledge of detailed issues and an established sector network for clients from the Consumer Goods sector.

The operational experience of the graduate economist includes positions with Unilever, in Canada and Spain, Ligner & Fischer/ Beecham, A.C. Nielsen (Chairman of the Board of Management) and Nestlé, where he held senior positions for over 15 years, his last positions being the CEO of Nestlé Deutschland AG and President of Nestlé Russia LLC until 2005.

In addition to numerous advisory board and supervisory board mandates, Hans G. Güldenberg has assumed leading roles in Verband der Lebensmittelwirtschaft (BvE) (Foodstuffs Industry Federation) and Verband des Marketings (Marketing Federation) (incl. Deutsche Marketingvereinigung/ RusBrand) (German Marketing Association).

He is the owner of a management consultancy for brand development and strategy in Bad Homburg, Germany.