Michael has over 25 years of experience in media, tech, and communications M&A as a corporate finance advisor, venture capital investor, and as an operational executive with P&L responsibility.

He joined Livingstone from Houlihan Lokey where he was German Head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications. Michael began his career with BCG as a consultant for the global high-tech communication and e-commerce practice, subsequently working on the investing side for IRIS Capital.

Additionally, he’s held executive positions at media group VIVA Media AG, Germany’s largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland, and was a Vice President at News Corporation’s FOX International Channels before joining corporate finance firm Leonardo Co., which was acquired by Houlihan Lokey in 2015. 


  • Universität zu Köln, Diplom-Kaufmann 
  • McGill University, MBA Management