Christian Groenning heads the financial communication and financial services team with Geelmuyden Kiese. Before joining GK he was partner and head of financial communications with KREAB in Copenhagen. Christian brings a broad range of competencies within corporate communication, financial communication, brand building, strategy, and crisis management. Key competencies strategic advice and senior consultancy services such as high level media relations, brand strategy, M&A transaction support, media training, crisis management, and strategic public relations. Christian has in recent years lead communication around some of the most prominent financial services businesses and M&A transactions in the Nordics. Projects include the largest European private equity acquisition in 2014 (2,4 bn EUR), take-over bid for DK listed technology company in 2016 (400 mn EUR) and corporate defense for Top 20 DK listed company in 2016. In 2017 his merits included several 50+ EUR M&A projects as well as Nordic media relations and reputation work for two of the five largest asset managers globally. In 2018 he led a team of communications strategists in the 2018 acquisition of TDC (5,4 bn EUR) by Consortium (Macquarie, PKA, PFA and ATP) and assisted Nordic Houseware Group in their sale of the company (40 mio EUR). Christian Groenning holds a bachelor degree in journalism from the University of Southern Denmark and he is a Master of International Business Communication from the University of Southern Denmark.