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Corporate Finance

Shaping change - creating value

Mergers & Acquisitions

Structuring and support of corporate transactions (buy side and sell side); development of growth and exit options; advice on changes in shareholder structure and succession solutions; identification and search for strategic partners and financial investors; critical analysis of marketability and market opportunities in the run-up to potential transactions

Financial Advisory

Advice on financing issues and strategic advice on  portfolio issues; preparation and support of capital measures (equity and debt capital);  management buy-in, management buy-out, support of family offices, private equity and venture capital companies

Spin off und Carve-out

Spin-offs of business units and affiliated companies, in particular to develop and optimise innovation potential; sale of company shares via equity carve-outs

Valuation Services

Analysis and preparation of company valuations from different occasions



„The team of KWB has successfully supported us with excellent professionalism and enormous commitment, always proceeding in an extremely objective and unexcited manner“

Jörg Maskow, Krüger and Salecker Maschinenbau, Bad Schwartau



Strategy Advisory

Superior solutions - for complex challenges

Portfolio Management

Active support in the implementation of a value-oriented portfolio management; identification of and search for potential target companies

Project Management

Sustainable support of projects from the initiation phase to implementation; broad support of young growth companies

Post Merger Integration

Active support based on interdisciplinary skills to achieve the goals of a transaction

Innovation Management & Digital Transformation

Assessment and evaluation of future-oriented differentiation strategies and critical evaluation of potentials

About us

KWB - Expertise from experience

KWB is a long-established corporate finance and strategy adviser in the DACH region. With sound knowledge, distinctive industry expertise and extensive contacts, we provide our clients with sustainable support when it comes to sensitive business decisions and generate significant added value.

We have an excellent network of contacts and support both listed groups of companies and owner-managed medium-sized family-owned or young growth companies across various industries. We see ourselves as part of your team and are at your side as a sustainable resource supplement.

Trust us to think ahead in an agile, creative and prudent manner and to pave solid paths to a successful future. Nationally and internationally.


Every transaction is unique

With more than 25 years of relevant experience, key members of our team have a broad sound industry expertise in sectors such as automotive, business services, chemicals/pharmaceuticals, energy supply, facility management, retail, real estate, industrial services, consumer goods, machinery and plant construction, mining and mining services, public sector, transport and logistics.

During this long time, we have successfully completed numerous challenging and complex corporate transactions. What always was and still is important to us is not the number or size of the mandates we have handled, but always the best result for our clients.

We would be pleased to present selected examples of completed references in a personal meeting.    



„KWB convinced us with its professional structuring and pronounced discretion in all phases of the succession planning. We are more than satisfied with the result achieved by KWB in this transaction.“ 

Horst Beginn, Catering establishment PIRATENNEST, List/Sylt




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