Dealbook 2013 – Competence Center Transactions
In 2013, the M&A-Market in Germany continued the positive trend of the preceding year and reached, regarding transaction volume, the highest level since the year 2008.
In this market environment Baker Tilly Roelfs, formerly known as RölfsPartner, was able to maintain its top ten position in the German small- and mid-cap-market for the third consecutive year. Based on our interdisciplinary advisory approach, we successfully advised strategic as well as financial investors on national and cross-border transactions.
Of our 17 successfully accompanied transactions in the year 2013, the following are highlighted to demonstrate our range of services. Sale of Siemens Gusstechnik to Franken Guss Kitzingen, Baker Tilly Roelfs provided Siemens AG with interdisciplinary advisory services, comprising commercial, technical and operational vendor assistance reports as well as financial advisory regarding the M&A sale process. Furthermore, Baker Tilly Roelfs was providing extensive due diligence advisory (financial- and tax due diligence) to Wirecard AG on three acquisitions in Asia. Moreover, Baker Tilly Roelfs was advising Kränzle Beteiligungs GmbH on the acquisition of GARDEUR-Group (MBO) as transaction advisor in respect to financial, legal and tax issues.
For detailed information, please refer to our Dealbook 2013, which can be downloaded from www.bakertilly.de/uploads/media/Dealbook2013_neu.pdf.
For the year 2014, we assess the general environment for the German M&A-Market to be highly positive. The German small- and mid-cap-market will continue to attract interest from national and international investors. In addition, transactions in growth- and consolidating markets will contribute to a further stimulation of the M&A-market.
Together with our clients, we will continue to initiate and realize value enhancing transactions in 2014. We are looking forward to a personal discussion.
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