Clear goal.

Poor vision?


You wish to secure the continuity of your company through handing it over to a best owner or by way of a strategic acquisition. But where to find suitable buyers or successors or attractive target companies ?


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What is my

company worth?


You wish to have your company assessed using state-of-the art methods. Or optimise goodwill before concluding a transaction. We have the profound project experience in the sector and the specific knowledge about it that you need.


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Minimum wages?

Not for us.


Our earnings are contingent on our achievements. Performance-related instead of fixed. Participating in mutual success instead of no-show fees. This is why we only receive a fee when a transaction is concluded.


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WATERMANN AGENS is an owner-operated, independent premium firm of consultants on corporate transactions and capital-related measures for SMEs

About you


You wish to make arrangements for a successor in your company? You are thinking of selling (part of) the company? Besides organic growth, you are also planning to grow through acquisitions?  You wish to raise capital to finance investments or you are seeking a strategic alliance?


We have a global network of potential buyers, management buy-in candidates, companies willing to sell in key sectors and partner for strategic alliances. We also have close contacts to solvent investors and growth financiers.




About us


As corporate finance consultants we are specialised in corporate transactions in the small and mid cap segment. To us this means transaction volumes in the range of 10 to 200 million euros. Our M&A consulting service covers the sale of companies, mergers, strategic acquisitions and divestments.

Our clients include DAX30 groups, medium-sized, family-owned enterprises and start-ups as well as strategic buyers and financial investors. You benefit from our specialisation and expertise in selected sectors.




Our range of services

WATERMANN AGENS covers a clearly defined investment banking segment: strategic advisory services, corporate transactions and capital-related measures.  Using structured, proven transaction processes, offering independent advice and with a focus on you and your plans. Supplemented with a close global network of strategic buyers, financial investors and management buy-in candidates on the one hand and attractive target enterprises on the other hand. 


Our philosophy

The WATERMANN AGENS philosophy is characterised by independence, experience, focus, globalisation and discretion. More than anywhere else, our approach is reflected in our purely performance-based fee structure.



"Nothing is as meaningful and diverse as the opinions expressed by clients. Read below about what our clients have to say about the functions and benefits of an M&A consultant. And about whether ot not they were satisfied with our service. We will gladly make an arrangement for you if you wish to speak to our clients personally."

Dr. Lars Watermann, WATERMANN AGENS Managing Partner


Worth reading

about M&As, innovations, trends, technologies and "this 'n that"



Lessons learned

from experience gained in more than 50 corporate transactions




of important terms from the world of investment banking