Dr. Michael Schuster is a managing partner of SBCF & Cie. Prior to joining the firm, he was a partner at Droege & Comp, where he was responsible for the M&A consultancy business unit. Before that, he was a director at HBB Capital Advisers GmbH (a joint venture between US-based investment bank R.W. Baird, Hessische Landesbank and Bayerische Landesbank) as well as at BayernLB Corporate Advisers (a wholly owned M&A subsidiary of Bayerische Landesbank). During his academic training, he worked with the international investment bank Lazard.

Michael holds an Assessor iur. degree and has received his Dr. rer. pol. graduation based on his thesis "Hostile Takeovers of German Corporations" at the Faculty of Economic Science of RWTH in Aachen. During that time, he also worked as an academic assistant at RWTH.

In addition, Michael holds an Attorney of Law licence as well as a lecturer appointment at the University of Applied Science in Munich.

Michael conducts seminars and lectures and has published various M&A-related publications.