The Team


We „live“ Health Care – Life Sciences – Chemicals

The TransAct Team is made up of passionate transactions professionals within our sector focus. We are former Investment Bankers, Heads of M&A and Strategy Professionals with entrepreneurial DNA. We have assembled a team of global citizens with complementary skill-sets covering breadth and depth in terms of transaction expertise and understanding of the industry.

Ralph Arnold

Ralph Arnold

Partner & co-founder

Ralph is a trained investment banker, switched sides in the mid-90s to help reconstruct Hoechst into a life sciences leader including the merger to form Aventis (now Sanofi), where he was Head of M&A. He then co-founded in 2000 and has since then been active in the digital economy, built a new ventures unit for Bayer and then co-founded TransAct. Ralph has lived and worked in Germany, USA, UK, France, Brazil and Portugal. He holds an MBA from Columbia University.