We help companies, founders and executives to grow enterprises, manage complex transactions and create transformational change.



  • Acquisitions and divestments
  • Corporate mergers
  • Growth and acquisition financing
  • Debt refinancings and recaps
  • Valuation / fairness opinions
  • Due diligence support

Financing Rounds

  • Capital raisings
  • Business plan validation
  • Tech exits
  • Venture restructurings
  • Investor communication
  • Strategic advisory

Entrepreneurial Advisory

  • Buy-and-build strategies
  • Strategic reviews
  • Entrepreneur in residence
  • Venture building
  • Angel investments
  • Special situation programs


Alexander Prüfer
Founder & Managing Director

Alexander has spent more than a decade in the investment banking industry. He has led numerous private and public transactions, most of them cross-border.

Prior to PradoNeo, Alexander was Managing Director of a German/US M&A and financial restructuring boutique. He graduated with honors from the Technical University of Dresden with a degree in business mathematics.

Alexander is a passionate musician and enjoys all sorts of outdoor activities such as skiing and scuba diving.

Christopher Ney
Founder & Managing Director

Christopher is a business development and venture capital expert. He has spent his career managing complex transactions and supporting entrepreneurs to develop and transform their business models.

Prior to PradoNeo, Christopher has worked in M&A and was founder and co-head of the venture capital division of a major family-owned investment holding. He holds a PhD from RWTH Aachen and an engineering degree from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).

Christopher is a triathlete and an experienced alpine climber.


Global Partnerships


PradoNeo GmbH
Gervinusstr. 17
60322 Frankfurt am Main

E-mail: contact@pradoneo.com