Arma Partners promotes managing directors in UK and Germany

03 May 2021 2 min. read
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Arma Partners has promoted three of its senior advisors to the position of Managing Director: Charles Chang and Rohit Shiralkar in the United Kingdom, and Fabian Zimmer in Germany.

Founded in 2003, Arma Partners is corporate finance and M&A advisory that focuses on deals in the digital economy. The firm operates from offices in London, Munich, New York and Silicon Valley, and works for both large-cap public companies and private equity investors.

Charles Chang joined Arma Partners in 2017 in its London office. He previously worked at Capital SCF, a technology M&A boutique, where he led multiple M&A transactions and fund-raisings, notably in the software & services, marketing automation and communication services sectors. 

Charles Chang, Rohit Shiralkar, Fabian Zimmer - Arma Partners

Prior to that, Chang co-founded two technology start-ups, and was a Vice President at the Valence Group, a chemicals-focused investment bank where he advised on over $10 billion worth of cross-border M&A transactions for companies such as ExxonMobil, Solvay, INEOS, DSM and portfolio companies of Permira, Goldman Sachs Capital Partners and Apollo. 

Rohit Shiralkar has been with Arma Partners since 2014. Has over nine years of experience in corporate finance, advising on over $10 billion worth of M&A transactions in the technology sector. He previously worked for Capital Strategy Corporate Finance, a technology M&A advisory boutique in London, where he advised companies like Sage, Altran, Capgemini, Computacenter, and CGI, and began his career in investment banking with Lehman Brothers in London. 

Earlier in his career, London-based Shiralkar worked in engineering roles in the US, Japan and India. 

Fabian Zimmer joined Arma Partners in its German office in 2018. Previously, Fabian was a Director at Mooreland Partners, where he worked for nine years, advising on over 20 transactions. He has transaction experience with both private and publicly listed clients across Europe, the US and Asia, and has worked on sell-side and buy-side mandates, take-privates as well as corporate divestitures.

Zimmer’s sector focus spans several verticals including software, industrial technologies and communications technologies. 

The trio of promotions comes within a week of Arma Partners bolstering its team with new hire Barry Jaber.