A global organisation of M&A advisory services.

Established in 2004.

46 offices in 38 countries.

Essen

Strategic Competence. Close contacts with the business world. Meet high expectations.

MAWW Essen 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. MAWW Essen has further offices in Düsseldorf and Munich.
MAWW Essen 8 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 MAWW Essen to meet the high expectations of its numerous clients.

Sector Expertise

  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • Beverages
  • Building & Construction
  • Business Services
  • Chemicals
  • Clean Technology
  • Electronics
  • Energy & renewables
  • Engineering
  • Financial Services
  • Food
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Information Technology
  • Luxury Goods
  • Plastics
  • Retail and franchising
  • Recycling
  • Security
  • Textile & clothing
  • Transport & logistics

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Acting local, but we're thinking global.

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Acting local, but we're thinking global.

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Acting local, but we're thinking global.

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Acting local, but we're thinking global.

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Acting local, but we're thinking global.

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Our Essen's office latest transactions

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Our team

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

Henning Aretz

Over 25 years of management and top management functions in Germany and abroad. 7 years consulting activities. Member of political and clerical executive boards, on federal, state, and municipal levels.

 

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. 

 

Partner

Felix Schaefer

Over 15 years of M&A experience as a lawyer and partner of one of the largest law firms in Germany. Transactions (strategic and PE) e.g. in the financial, healthcare, IT, and automotive sectors. Also a focus on restructuring and finance measures. Joined MAWW Essen in 2018.

Industry expertise:

Business services; Financial services; Food; Healthcare; Life sciences; Retail and franchising; Textile & clothing.

 

Partner

Jochen Schily

Over 20 years of management and top management functions in German banks. 20 years of activities in the M & A sector. Since 1996 partner of S & P. Member of groups of private investors.
Member of the supervisory boards of several companies.

Partner

Elke Wolf

20 years of operational and consulting experience: Chemical industry, industrial automation, financial services. 
Industry expertise: CleanTech, Electronics, Plastics/Packaging.
Member of the German and various international Institutes of Directors. Doctorate in Economics.

Industry expertise:

Agriculture; Beverages; Clean technology; Electronics; Food; Luxury goods; Plastics.

Coming together
is a beginning,
staying is progress,
and working together
is success.

MAWW Essen

Huttropstrasse 60 D-45138 Essen Germany+4920117003240essen-office@m-a-worlwide.com

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