Thorsten Müller started his career in 1992 at Commerzbank’s investment banking division focusing on privatizations and M&A-Transactions. From 1996 until 1998, he acted as personal assistant to the chairman of the bank’s supervisory board. From 1998 onwards he advised companies on going public transactions.
From 2000 onwards Thorsten worked for WestLB Panmure focusing on advising growth companies on funding and M&A topics. After being team director in the ECM/M&A division, he acted as Senior Relationship Manager to large corporate customers. As Divisional Head and Managing Director for Financial Services / Leasing in the Corporate Finance division he subsequently was responsible for a € 2.5 billion portfolio. From 2009 to 2012, Thorsten assumed responsibility as Managing Director for the build up of the family office segment in Germany and Switzerland.
From late 2012, he acted as founder and member of the executive board of Consultores Corporate Finance AG in Frankfurt. His focus was M&A and the funding of micro, small and mid cap companies. Since 2017 Thorsten Müller is a Managing Partner at Lighthouse.
Thorsten has a strong expertise in structuring and executing national as well as international corporate finance projects. He holds a degree in business administration, and has qualified as a Certified European Financial Analyst (CEFA) as well as a Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA). Since May 2022 Thorsten is CEO of DVFA e.V., the Association of Investment Professionals in Germany. He is a member of the Executive Management Committee of EFFAS (the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies) as well as co-head of the EFFAS Capital Markets Commission. Further on he is a member of the IMAC (Issuer Market Advisory Committee) of Deutsche Börse AG.