A global organisation of M&A advisory services.

Established in 2004.

49 offices in 36 countries.

Essen

S&P founded in 1989 is one of the leading firms in the German M&A market. Its headquarter is in Essen, known for its central location in Europe, its considerable economic potential, and the flair of the Ruhr Metropolis. S&P has a branch in the center of Düsseldorf.
S&P’s partners use their many years of experience and their extensive know-how in managing medium-sized and large companies to initiate and undertake corporate transactions.
Its strategic competence, as well as its close contacts with industry and trade, banks, and financial investors, enable S&P to meet the high expectations of its numerous clients.
Being an independent firm, S&P is free of any conflicts of interest and guarantees absolute confidentiality. As a matter of principle, S&P acts on the basis of exclusive mandates for the best possible result of its clients. The remuneration for services rendered by S&P normally contains a retainer as well as an additional success fee resulting from the enterprise value of the transaction.

M&A Worldwide is represented in Germany
by S&P Mergers & Acquisitions GmbH.

FIND US:

Huttropstrasse 60 D-45138 Essen
Germany

+4920117003240

Our team

Managing Partner

Wolfgang Steuernagel

Managing Partner

Manfred Hassmann

Partner

Wolfgang F. Fink

Partner

Christoph Katz

Partner

Pieter Kraan

Partner

Tim Ley

Managing Partner

Wolfgang Steuernagel

MBA & Ph.D. in Economics.

Over 20 years of top management functions in medium-sized and large industrial and wholesale companies in Germany and abroad with engineering and raw material activities.

Since 1989 founder and managing partner of S&P. Co-founder of MAWW. Personal investor in a family office.

Industry expertise:

Building & construction; Chemicals; Energy & renewables; Information technology; Life sciences; Security.

 

Managing Partner

Manfred Hassmann

MBA, more than 10 years of M&A experience. Mid-corporate strategic transactions in the chemicals, automation, and electronics industries. Served in management and top management functions in medium-sized and large companies. 

Member of Advanced Manufacturing Industry Group.

Industry experience:

Building & construction; Chemicals; Clean technology; Electronics; Energy & renewables; Healthcare; Life sciences; Plastics; Security.

Partner

Wolfgang F. Fink

Ph.D., M.B.A., and Industrial Engineer. CEO and CFO in private firms and major corporations: Blumenbecker, IMI Norgren,
Cooper Crouse-Hinds; manager in Siemens and ABB. Valuation of acquisitions shares and asset transactions, integration. 

Industry expertise:

Building & construction; Electronics; Engineering.

 

Partner

Christoph Katz

MBA. More than 20 years of leadership experience in an industrial environment; multi-year stays in Asia, USA, and NL. M&A: Start of M&A projects, negotiation lead.

Strategic market analysis for targets. Built-up PMI for a multinational company performed PMI.

Lang.: English, French, Spanish. 

Industry expertise:

Agriculture; Automotive; Beverages; Building & construction; Chemicals; Energy & renewables; Food; Government; Plastics; Recycling.

Partner

Pieter Kraan

MBA in Business. Partner of MAWW Essen since 2014. Specialist in MBO/MBI and C-level Management focusing on Private Equity. M&A experience as CEO of RWTÜV strategic Holding INDUS + various TMT sector board functions. Cross-border experience, fluent in German, English, Spanish, and Dutch.

Industry expertise:

Automotive; Business services; Education and training; Energy & renewables; Engineering; Food; Government; Information technology; Insurance; Retail and franchising; Security; Steel, metal, and woodworking; Telecom; Trade; Transport & logistics; Wholesale.

Partner

Tim Ley

More than 20 years of M&A experience, mainly as CFO in different stock listed companies. Transactions made in the chemicals, pharmaceutical, automotive, retail, security, and defense industries. Since 2005 partner of M&A Worldwide Essen. 

 

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