Frederik Benzel

Principal

Frederik has a Master in Business Management and a Bachelor’s both from the University of Münster, and completed an Erasmus scholarship year at Strathclyde University, Glasgow. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, Frederik spent seven years in Rothschild’s Global Financial Advisory business in Johannesburg where he provided M&A, strategic and stakeholder advice to multinationals, private equity firms and state-owned entities across multiple sectors. Frederik started his career in Rothschild’s retail M&A team in London and worked as Head of M&A for a Munich based restructuring investor. Frederik leads CrossBoundary’s Southern Africa investment advisory team from CrossBoundary’s Johannesburg office.

Frederik has a Master in Business Management and a Bachelor’s both from the University of Münster, and completed an Erasmus scholarship year at Strathclyde University, Glasgow. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, Frederik spent seven years in Rothschild’s Global Financial Advisory business in Johannesburg where he provided M&A, strategic and stakeholder advice to multinationals, private equity firms and state-owned entities across multiple sectors. Frederik started his career in Rothschild’s retail M&A team in London and worked as Head of M&A for a Munich based restructuring investor. Frederik leads CrossBoundary’s Southern Africa investment advisory team from CrossBoundary’s Johannesburg office.