Claus joined the Duxton Group in March 2012 as Managing Director of Duxton Capital Advisors. Prior to that he has been a Managing Director of H2T, a corporate finance house and international placement agent, i.a. in charge of business development of the Duxton mandate in Germany and building the corporate finance advisory business after he had successfully established a German Mittelstand advisory boutique as Managing Partner of Dr. Tillner & Cie. GmbH
Previously, Claus was a Managing Director of BNY analytics, a quantitative asset manager and BNY Mellon affiliate, responsible for corporate, business development and advisory for Europe and the US. In 2004 he joined the GFTA Group and the founder’s family office as Head of the Project Office and was appointed Managing Director in 2005.
Before joining the GFTA Group, Claus worked for four years for Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, one of the global top management consultancies advising international clients on corporate strategy, business development, finance as well as operational and financial restructuring.
Claus holds a PhD in corporate law, is a Passau University law graduate and a fully qualified lawyer with legal working experience across four continents.