Germany

Overview

In Corporate Finance Alantra has consolidated itself as a leading independent financial advisor in the global mid-market.

We provide all range of investment banking services to midmarket companies and institutions through a highly talented and experienced team made up of more than 270 professionals, based in 19 countries.

The German office of Alantra is comprised of 30 professionals providing M&A and Debt Advisory & Restructuring services (including debt advisory for private equity sponsor driven deals) to mid-market family-owned companies, mid cap corporate and institutional investors.

Partners

Wolfram Schmerl

Managing Partner

Wolfram Schmerl

Worked on more than 65 completed M&A transactions with an accumulated transaction volume of more than € 12bn…

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Frank Merkel

Managing Partner

Frank Merkel

Prior to joining Alantra, Frank Merkel’s career has focused on M&A for more than 15 years, including co-founding C.W. Downer & Co.’s German office in 2003.

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Robert von Finckenstein

Managing Partner

Robert von Finckenstein

Worked on more than 50 completed leveraged buy-outs and MBOs in Germany, North America and the UK.
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Transactions

Quadriga Capital

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Alantra has advised Funds advised by Quadriga Capital on its sale of M&R Automation GmbH, a leading industrial automation company to PIA Automation Holding GmbH which recently was spun off from Preh Group (part of [...]

Sojitz Corporation

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Alantra advised Sojitz Corporation on the acquisition of solvadis holding

Mahle Group

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Alantra has advised MAHLE Group on the sale of MAHLE Motorkomponenten GmbH

Silverfleet Capital Partners

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  Silverfleet Capital Partners (“Silverfleet”) has sold its shares in Orizon, the eighth largest temporary staffing company in Germany, to listed Japanese Outsourcing Inc. for a total consideration of € 75 million. Completion of the [...]

Ergon Capital Partners III S.A

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  Alantra advises Ergon Capital Partners III S.A. as exclusive M&A and Debt advisor on the acquisition of Deutsche Intensivpflege Holding GmbH (“DIH”). Ergon Capital Partners III S.A. (“Ergon”) recently signed an agreement to invest [...]

IK Investment Partners

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  IK Investment Partners (“IK”) has acquired SCHOCK, the world’s leading granite kitchen sink manufacturer, from HQ Equita, investing alongside its current management. Completion of the transaction is subject to customary legal and regulatory approvals. [...]

IK Partners

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Advisor to IK Investment Partners on the acquisition of Aposan, a leading pharmaceutical homecare company in Germany, from founding partner

Duran Group

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Advisor to OEP / Duran Group on the acquisition of Kimble Chase, a leading global manufacturer and distributor of laboratory and scientific glassware, from Gerresheimer / Thermo Fisher Scientific

Equistone

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Advisor to Equistone Partners Europe on the acquisition of United Initiators, a world leading manufacturer of organic peroxides and persulfates, from Vision Capital and Speyside Equity.

Mahle

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Advisor to Mahle GmbH on the sale of its industrial filtration business to Filtration Group

Lindsay Goldberg

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Advisor to Lindsay Goldberg on the acquisition of Schur Flexibles Group, a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging products in Europe

Equita

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Advisor to Equita on the sale of LMF, a producer of high pressure compressor systems used in the oil & gas industry, to Kaishan, a Hong Kong listed competitor

ROCA

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Advisor to Roca on the sale of a 25% stake in German Duravit

Chequers capital

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Advisor to Chequers Capital on the acquisition of Spandex. Alantra advised Chequers Capital as exclusive M&A and Debt Advisor.

Emmegi

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Advisor to Italian Emmegi on the acquisition of German Elumatec.

Herkules Capital

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Advisor to Herkules Capital AS on the sale of Hatteland Display AS to Norautron Group AS

Equita

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Advisor to Equita, the investment holding company of Harald Quandt, on the sale of a majority stake of CaseTech to the German entrepreneur Frank Niedecker.

Tyrol Equity

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Advisor to Tyrol Equity on the sale of a majority stake in BBS GmbH to the Korean industrial group Nice Holdings.

Conditorei Coppenrath & Wiese GmbH & Co. KG

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Advisor to Conditorei Coppenrath & Wiese GmbH & Co. KG on its sale to Dr. August Oetker KG.

Echo Medien

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Echo Medien (a regional South Hesse newspaper) and its managing shareholder (50% stake), Dr. Hans-Peter Bach, on the sale of the company to Rhein Main Holding

Equistone Partners

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Advisor to Equistone Partners on a debt raising in connection with the acquisition of Polo Motorrad und Sportwear.

Equita

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Advisor to Equita GmbH & Co. Holding KGaA on the sale of Transnorm Beteiligungen GmbH to IK Investment Partners of Sweden

Oaktree Capital Management

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Advisor to Oaktree Capital Management on the sale of Evac Oy of Finland to IK Investment Partners of Sweden

Adcuram

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Advisor to Adcuram Group on the sale of Duran Group to One Equity Partners.

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