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Andreas Nick joins Brunswick Group as a Partner

Brunswick enhances Public Affairs and Financial Situations capabilities in Germany with highly experienced public policy and investment banking expert.

June 28, 2022 - Brunswick Group, the world’s leading critical issues advisory firm, today announced that Andreas Nick will join the firm as a Partner in Germany on July 1, 2022.

Andreas brings three decades of international experience in public policy, investment banking and academia to Brunswick. He was Vice President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) and Head of the German Delegation between 2018 and 2022. He was a member of the German Bundestag from 2013 to 2021, serving on the Committee on Foreign Affairs and as a Ranking Member on a Sub-Committee focused on the United Nations, other international bodies and globalization. Prior to this, Andreas spent more than 15 years in investment banking, including as Head of M&A at Sal. Oppenheim and Head of M&A, Germany at UBS.

At Brunswick, Andreas will advise German and international clients on public affairs matters and financial situations, including complex private and public market transactions.

Neal Wolin, Chief Executive Officer, said: “Andreas’ international experience, both in government and investment banking, positions him extremely well to help clients navigate the interconnected worlds of finance, politics and society. As we celebrate 20 years of Brunswick in Germany and continue to grow our capabilities across the region, I am delighted to welcome Andreas to the partnership.”

On joining Brunswick, Andreas Nick said: “Having followed Brunswick’s presence in Germany for more than 20 years, I am thrilled to join the team. The world is in a defining period. Political risks are growing in scale and complexity, and it has never been more urgent for companies to adapt to a sustainable and digital economy. This puts increasing demand on decision-makers in assessing critical issues and addressing critical stakeholders, with which Brunswick is ideally placed to help.”

About Andreas Nick

Andreas was Vice President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) and was Head of the Germany Delegation between 2018 and 2022. He also held roles as PACE’s First Vice Chair of the Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy and Vice President of EPP Group. He was a Member of the German Bundestag from 2013 to 2021, serving on the Committee on Foreign Affairs and a Ranking Member on a Sub-Committee focused on the United Nations, other international bodies and globalization.

Prior this this, he spent more than 15 years in investment banking, including as Head of M&A at Sal. Oppenheim and Head of M&A, Germany at UBS. He also held various roles at Barclays and Credit Suisse in both Frankfurt and London in the mid-to-late 1990s. During that time, he advised on complex M&A, LBO and capital market transactions across a range of sectors. He was appointed as Professor of Management Practice at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management in 2012/13.

Andreas received a Master of International Public Policy (MIPP) from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C. He also holds a Doctorate and a Diplom-Kaufmann from WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar, Germany.

About Brunswick Group

Brunswick is a strategic advisory firm focused on critical issues and critical stakeholders. Our purpose is to help our clients play their role in the world successfully. We advise on critical issues and critical stakeholders at the center of business, politics and society, and help our clients – the leaders of large, complex organizations – understand and navigate these interconnected worlds. Brunswick is one firm globally, operating as a single profit center. This allows us to respond seamlessly and effectively to clients’ needs wherever they are in the world.

For more information, visit: www.brunswickgroup.com

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