Ekaterina (Katja) is Managing Director at Rothschild & Co in Frankfurt responsible for the private equity side of the Debt Advisory business. Katja has advised a large number of Private Equity as well as German and international corporate clients on debt structuring questions across a variety of different sectors and products. Katja has worked for Rothschild & Co for more than 12 years after joining the Group in July 2005 and spent one year in the London M&A healthcare team. Prior to Rothschild & Co Katja was with Leonardo & Co. (today Houlihan Lokey). Katja holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Leipzig Graduate School of Management, Escuela de Administración de Empresas (E.A.E.), Spain and a bachelor in Finance from St.-Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance, Russia.