Hamburg, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Akinn Group (Akinn) is pleased to announce today that Dr. Andreas Dombret has been appointed as its Independent Chairman. Dr. Dombret will play a vital role as Akinn expands its footprint and builds on recent successes. As Independent Chairman, he will provide senior management and strategic advice to the Akinn Group and spearhead its international expansion.
Between 2010 and 2018, Andreas Dombret was a member of the executive board of Deutsche Bundesbank, the German central bank; from 2014 to 2018, he was a member of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank (ECB); and from 2012 to 2018 he served as a director of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). Before joining the public sector, he worked at Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan, Rothschild and Bank of America. After completing his tenure at the German central bank, Andreas Dombret held several international advisory positions.
Akinn is headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, and his current primary areas of interest include illiquid “real assets”, holistic solutions to optimize financial institutions’ balance sheets, and commerce and supply chain solutions.
Akinn recently completed various high profile advisory transactions, such as the recapitalization of Attica Bank, and in the areas of shipping, real estate and infrastructure and energy, including the sale of the portfolio transport company owned by the State of Schleswig Holstein and the city of Hamburg, the sale of non-core participations in Piraeus Bank of Greece.
“We are delighted to have Andreas guiding our growth across the European region. We look forward to using his experience and expertise to benefit our clients as Akinn Group seeks to cement its reputation for delivering superior results in complex situations,” commented Zam Khan, Managing Director of Akinn Group.
Andreas Dombret commented: “I am delighted to join this dynamic and innovative team and I see significant growth opportunities for Akinn, and I look forward to helping the company achieve its strategic objectives.
About Akinn Group
Akinn Group is a corporate finance advisory firm with deep experience and expertise in illiquid financial assets, ranging from private equity interest to illiquid loans and structured credit. Akinn executives have identified a market gap to provide access to attractive opportunities for European wealth management and private banking platforms and their end customers. Akinn has offices in Hamburg, Germany and London, UK.
Akinn Group is incorporated in England and Wales under company number 13488909 whose registered address is 71-75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London, UK, WC2H 9JQ. Akinn Group Ltd is an appointed representative of Privium Fund Management (UK) Limited, which is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the United Kingdom.