Dr. Harald C. Klien

Harald Klien

Dr. Harald C. Klien
Managing Director

During his career Harald Klien has successfully led numerous acquisitions, company sales as well as fundraisings and direct investments. He has gained experience in many sectors including construction and real estate, transport and infrastructure, automotive, steel, non-ferrous metal, machinery and plant engineering, electrical engineering, energy and IT. Mr. Klien himself is invested in multiple industries, especially the health-care sector.


Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria; Business Administration Degree (Ph.D.) in Economics


CD Invest Consult GmbH
Vienna, Managing Director (since 2005)

CDI Beteiligungsberatung GmbH (now „Erste Corporate Finance“)
Managing Director & Founder (until 2003)

  • Vienna
  • Frankfurt
  • Ljubljana
  • Budapest
  • Prague
  • Warsaw
  • Istanbul
  • Bucharest

TVM Techno Venture Management GmbH & Co. KG, Munich / Boston / Palo Alto
Vice President (until 1988)

Österreichische Industrieholding AG (ÖIAG), Vienna
Project manager IT & system analysis (until 1984)


  • 30 years of M&A transaction experience in the EU and US
  • Over 250 domestic und cross-border deals
  • Main focus: automation technology, control engineering, automotive industry, steel, mechanical engineering, plant engineering, business services, consumer goods, food and beverage, telecommunication, media, technology and IT, real estate, financial services and insurance industry, leisure and trade, print and packaging, chemicals, oil industry and construction related industries
  • Lecturer at universities in the EU und US as well as at seminars
  • ACG Austria – Association for Corporate Growth, Founder and Chairman

M&A Team