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S & P Mergers and Acquisitions


S & P Mergers and Acquisitions

Wolfgang Steuernagel

S&P Mergers & Acquisitions GmbH



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 further offices in Düsseldorf and Munich.


S & P’s 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 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 is normally based on a retainer as well as an additional success fee resulting from the enterprise value of the transaction.

During the past years, S & P has initiated and conducted more than 130 transactions, both nationally and internationally. The average enterprise value was app. € 20 Mio.



S & P specializes in initiating and conducting

  • acquisitions and sales of companies
  • corporate divestments
  • mergers and strategic alliances
  • management buy-outs and buy-ins

As a rule, S & P’s services occur in four stages:

  • analysis and planning
  • identification and contact
  • negotiation and compliance
  • integration of the company

S & P’s buyers and sellers mandates have been given by important companies in the following major sectors:

  • Advertising, public relations
  • Aluminium products
  • Aromas, fragrances
  • Automotive parts
  • Beverages
  • Bread, pastries
  • Building industry
  • Building materials
  • Consulting
  • Electrical equipment
  • Engineering services
  • Environmental services
  • Fashions, textile products
  • Garden products
  • Information technology
  • Insurances
  • Locks, mountings
  • Logistical services
  • Measurement technology
  • Meat products
  • Medical technology
  • Mineral water
  • Paints
  • Plastics
  • Publishers
  • Pumps
  • Recycling
  • Restaurants
  • Retail trade
  • Sanitary goods
  • Security technology
  • Special chemicals
  • Special machinery
  • Steel, metal trading
  • Tourism
  • Water technology
  • Wood products

Dr. Wolfgang Steuernagel, Henning Aretz, Dr. Wolf-Dietrich Fugger, Manfred Haßmann, Dr. Dieter Heymans, Pieter Kraan, Tim F. Ley, Jochen Schily

S&P Mergers & Acquisitions GmbH


Wolfgang Steuernagel

Managing Partner
Ruhrturm – Huttropstrasse 60
D-45138 Essen

Tel: +49-201-17 003 240
Fax: +49-201-17 003 2840