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Metzler Corporate Finance

Excellence matters

We are “the” independent German M&A advisor – pro-active, highly experienced and focused solely on your best interest – and can lead your domestic and international transactions to full success. You can benefit from our bundled excellence in every respect – from idea development to best-in-class execution – characterized by commitment, genuine enthusiasm for M&A and by Metzler’s unique value culture.

High-quality M&A advisory services

Benefit from our comprehensive know-how and long-standing transaction experience across the entire M&A spectrum: sell-side and buy-side advisory, mergers, carve-outs, leveraged buy-outs and privatizations.

In a sell-side process, our clients rely on our excellence and experience in handling key success factors, e.g.:

  • Selection and presentation of targeted information to investors
  • Development of the best equity story and anticipation of critical issues
  • Design and organization of tailor-made, competitive sell-side processes
  • Definition of key success criteria for buyer selection

In a buy-side process, our unique network is a differentiating success factor. We have excellent access to all relevant companies, decision makers and other important stakeholders. Thus we can help you position yourself and your company as the most suitable buyer and incorporate the goals of the seller into your considerations.

In succession situations or when a realignment of shareholder structures becomes necessary, we develop flexible concepts tailored to your specific needs.

As a successfully managed private bank with an unbroken tradition of family ownership in the twelfth generation, advising family businesses has always been one of Metzler’s core strengths.

Therefore, we can offer an exceptionally profound understanding of:

  • Heterogeneous ownership structures
  • Specific family topics and decision-making processes
  • Complex situations and relationships
  • Potential conflicts of interest within owner families

For public transactions, we combine our excellent understanding of the capital markets with the respectively applicable regulatory requirements and the relevant process know-how for:

  • Public takeovers
  • Acquiring, building up or selling stakes in listed companies
  • Defense against hostile takeover bids.

Furthermore, we utilize the bank’s capital market know-how and settlement expertise.

Sector competence

You can rely on our extensive transaction experience as a long-standing M&A specialist. We work in a variety of different sectors with particular focus on the Automotive, Industrial, Technology, Consumer & Distribution, Financial Services and Business Services sectors.

Excellent transactions

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The Shareholders of

Logo ConMoto ConMoto Strategie & Realisierung GmbHMunich, Germany sold 100 percent of the shares to

Logo Horn & Company Horn & Company Group GmbHDüsseldorf, Germany, a portfolio company of

Logo Waterland Waterland Private Equity GmbHMunich, Germany. We advised the sellers.

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The shareholders of

Planet AI Planet AI GmbHRostock, Germany sold 51 percent of their shares to

Bechtle Bechtle AGNeckarsulm, Germany. We advised the sellers.

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The shareholder of

intelligix Intelligix IT-Services GmbHFöhren, Germany

sold 100 percent of the shares to a private equity investor.

We advised the seller.


What kind of excellent advice can we give you?

Kim Comperl
Kim Comperl

Managing Director B. Metzler GmbH

Hans Günter Wolf
Hans Günter Wolf

Managing Director B. Metzler GmbH