14. - 17.11.2017
Frankfurt am Main
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International exhibition and conference on the next generation of manufacturing technologies


Session Business for AM - Stage 2

11:45 Gerhard Gleich, Stephens Europe


Tuesday, 14.11.2017, 11:45 - 12:15 hrs


11:45 An investor's view on 3D printing
Gerhard Gleich, Stephens Europe Limited, Managing Director, Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
The presentation offers a detailed commentary on the share price development in the 3D printing industry from a capital market perspective. It provides a thorough analysis of today's valuation levels for the listed market participants and summary of the winners and losers over the last 5 years. Investor and equity research expectations, as well as current trends, are also discussed. In addition, Gerhard Gleich evaluates the consolidation dynamics in additive manufacturing. A comprehensive study of reference transactions in the wider additive manufacturing eco system, including an analysis of the respective strategic rationale and purchase price composition, is presented. Gleich explores the important characteristics of successful market participants, what makes them attractive to investors and investigates what lies ahead of the 3D printing industry in the next 12 months.


Herr Gerhard Gleich
Gerhard Gleich
Stephens Europe Limited, Managing Director, Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
Gerhard Gleich is a Managing Director of Stephens Europe and Head of Germany. Prior to joining Stephens in 2015, Gerhard was the Head of Industrials at Berenberg Bank, part of investment banking practice of Canaccord Genuity. He started his career at Dresdner Kleinwort and Deutsche Bank, where he held the position of Assistant to the Chairman of the Board, Hilmar Kopper. Gerhard was also a board member of FTE Automotive and gained a Diplom-Kaufmann from the University of Augsburg. He has more than twenty years of experience advising mid and large-cap corporate clients as well as private equity investors and family offices on public and private M&A transactions, debt and equity raisings. Gerhard has executed numerous transactions within the industrials sector with a particular focus on engineering, automation, flow control and industrial technology.