Thomas von Planta is the founder and managing director of CorFinAd AG, an advisory firm based in Zurich, Switzerland. Thomas worked for Goldman Sachs, mainly in Investment Banking in Zurich, Frankfurt and London for around ten years and was the interim Head of Investment Banking and Head of Corporate Finance for the Vontobel Group in Zurich between 2002 and 2006. Thomas is experienced with M&A, capital markets and private equity transactions in the German speaking region and across Europe. He holds a degree in law from the Universities of Basel and Geneva (Dr. iur.) and is an attorney-at-law by training. Thomas also serves on companies’ boards.