23 Jan.

M&A Roadrace

Stay in the Game! If not live, then at least in color...

Monday, 07:30 a.m.
Event language: Deutsch

Join our M&A Roadrace and explore the most beautiful routes of Mallorca or join us at our virtual M&A Roadrace for a joint "ride" via Zoom and Zwift. Making contacts, discussing deals and – of course – lots of sports are on the agenda.

Virtual Roadrace | Next date: 23 January 2023, 7:30–8:30 p.m. (CET)

M&A Roadrace

Networking on the road bike and sharing sporting passion – Welcome to the M&A Roadrace Community!

M&A Roadrace | Next date: Spring 2023

Since 2009 – The M&A Roadrace is a networking cycling event that combines professional aspects of M&A and private equity with leisure and sports in an extraordinary way. Over three days Deloitte partners and enthusiastic clients – divided into different performance groups – explore the most beautiful routes of Mallorca...

The M&A Roadrace has taken place once a year on Mallorca since 2009. Meanwhile, our community consists of more than 100 cycling enthusiastic participants from the M&A and private equity industry.

The extraordinary networking events are organized with the former professional sprinter Marcel Wüst accompanied with other professional bike guides and popular riders of the racing bike scene like André Greipel, Hanka Kupfernagel, Jens Voigt, Rolf Aldag, Bernhard Eisel – to name just a few.

EMEA M&A Roadrace

Our EMEA M&A Roadrace is coming back autum 2023!

EMEA M&A Roadrace | Next date: autumn 2023

“It never gets easier, you just get faster!”
Greg LeMond

Over the course of the 3-day event, we will be riding across the most beautiful roads in Mallorca – providing an excellent networking opportunity for all participants.  

M&A Virtual Roadrace

Stay in the Game! If not live, then at least in color...

M&A Virtual Roadrace | Next date: 23 January 2023, 7:30–8:30 p.m. (CET)

Staying true to our motto, the M&A Roadrace 2020 was unceremoniously transformed into a successful virtual M&A Roadrace.

Making contacts, discussing deals and – of course – lots of sports are on the agenda. 

Join us at our virtual M&A Roadrace for a joint "ride" via Zoom and Zwift. Guided by Marcel Wüst with interesting talks and get an exclusive opportunity to connect with fellow riders.

Moderation: Marcel Wüst

Marcel Wüst is our cycling guide and host of the virtual M&A Roadrace. He holds 14 stage wins in all of the three Grand national tours Giro d'Italia, Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana as well as more than 100 professional victories. 

André Greipel

André Greipel was a German professional road cyclist. He is raw model of a sprinter and is one of the most successful cyclists of his era nicknamed "Gorilla". With 158 professional stage wins of which 24 at Grand Tour stages, André is one the best sprinters of the world. 

André performed his last race on 3rd Oct 2021 and will give us exclusive insights in his career and his plans for the future.

Karsten Migels

Karsten Migels is a German cycling commentator for Eurosport, spokesman at cycling events and former cyclist.

As a cyclist, Karsten Migels became multiple Baden champion on the track, off-road and on the road. He rode for several years in the German junior and amateur national teams. In 1982, he became German champion in the juniors at the German cross-country championships and finished ninth at the cyclocross world championships. As an elite rider he was involved in the Swiss team "Paterlini Saxer Look". 

In addition to the Tour de France, he also commentates on the Giro d'Italia and the Vuelta a España, among others. He is also a commentator at the Berlin Six-Day Race and a presenter at other cycling events. 

Since the 2019 UCI Road World Championships, Karsten Migels has been running the podcast "Windkante" together with Marc Rohde under the motto "Alles rund ums Rad".


The M&A Roadrace event promises superb cycling and spectacular scenery. Get an impression!  

"You are immediately on a first-name basis and you have the opportunity to exchange ideas not only here, but also afterwards”

"Heart and soul for the same cause."

"Lots of fun, new routes, great team spirit, pure life, passion!"

"Socializing, discussing deals and, of course, lots of sports.”

"The people are fit, but the people are also competitive. And that also just fits in with the Deloitte brand. Always being there, always in the front row – it's just fun."

"Getting to know business contacts in a whole new environment."

„Incredible cycling vacations. We do it again“

Our Deloitte M&A Roadrace Team

Karsten Hollasch

Top sport meets business – on the road and mountain bike. Passionate road cyclist and founder of the M&A Roadrace in 2009. 

Karsten is Global Private Equity Leader Financial Advisory and Partner at Deloitte Financial Advisory Germany.

Roland Haage

Roland is a sports enthusiast and a passionate road cyclist.

He is COO of the German Financial Advisory business and Partner in Transaction Services.

Thomas Menzler

Thomas is a passionate road cyclist since 2006.

He leads the M&A Transaction Services Serviceline and is a Partner at Deloitte Financial Advisory Germany.

Kim Lachmann

Kim Lachmann is a former professional cyclist. He is Senior Manager in the Sport Business Group within Financial Advisory at Deloitte.

His greatest successes were certainly the German Mountain Championship title and winning the German Cycling League - both in the U23 class. 

Become a M&A Roadracer

Virtual Roadrace – Next date
Monday, 23 January 2023
7:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. (CET)
Zoom-Webcast & Zwift

The virtual roadrace will take place via Zoom & Zwift, participation is free of charge and requires no registration. We will provide the dial-in data to the community a few days before the event.

Target Group
Private Equity Professionals, Corporate M&A Teams, CFOs

If you have any questions or want to become a M&A Roadracer, feel free to write an email to the M&A Roadrace Team

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Monday, 23 Jan 2023 07:30 a.m.
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