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We advise companies, shareholders and investors on the preparation and execution of Mergers & Acquisitions as well as financing transactions.

We have broad experience in the preparation, initiation and execution of transactions. We stand out because of problem-solving competence, process discipline, experience in negotiations as well as creativity, commitment and endurance.

wouters advisory is independent and free of conflicts of interest. We are committed to achieve long-term client relationships characterised by trust, integrity and confidential handling of all matters.

How can we support achieving your targets?

What we do

We advise on company acquisitions and disposals as well as financing transactions:


Based on your strategic aim (e.g. market entry, product portfolio expansion, access to technology), we identify possible target entities and establish initial contact. Then, we guide you through all steps of a subsequent acquisition process.


Transaction advice and servies for the disposal of a company or company division. This can be implemented in a bilateral environment or structured as a competitive auction process. Furthermore, we are familiar with complex situations like carve-outs.

Corporate Finance

Transaction structuring and execution advice for equity and debt transactions and for issuing entities as well as prospective holders of equity or debt.

We are ready to work with all company size classes, from start-ups to international players. We act for domestic and international clients and we are prepared to execute mandates cross-border or even in multiple geographies.

We look forward to discuss your project in more detail.

Whom we serve

  • Company shareholders aiming to dispose their stake or looking for an external financing partner. Identifying an external financing partner can set the stage for anorganic growth through acquisitions.
  • Managing shareholders in their succession planning.
  • Start-up companies seeking financing.
  • Medium-sized companies aiming to grow through acquisitions.
  • Groups of companies willing to dispose activities or acquire companies to realise anorganic growth.
  • Financial investors (private equity and venture capital) seeking to acquire or dispose participations.


We have many years of experience working in international transaction projects all over the globe. Past transaction experience spans a wide range of industries with an emphasis on technology, services, manufacturing and B2B trade. We have worked in such diverse industries as IT (Software), Healthcare, Technology, Business Services and General Manufacturing.

Showing includes transactions
implemented by Managing Director
before founding wouters advisory.

Our broad experience has led to the development of a sophisticated M&A and Corporate Financing methodology and network of contacts which is eager to be applied to your project.


Niklas Wouters
Managing Director

Office: +49 (711) 219 57 400-0
Mobile: +49 (178) 165 1690

eMail: nw@wouters-advisory.de

Niklas Wouters is founder and Managing Director of wouters advisory. When founding the company, he had gathered more than 15 years of professional experience in various managing functions. Throughout his career, he has executed numerous complex buy-side and sell-side M&A and financing projects with combined transaction volumes exceeding 1 bln EUR. He is familiar with the characteristics of private equity and venture capital transactions.

Before founding wouters advisory, Niklas worked for a stock-listed pharmaceutical wholesale and retail group (Celesio AG, at the time part of Haniel Group), a middle-market M&A advisory firm and a family-owned conglomerate (Freudenberg Group). He has particular industry expertise in healthcare (pharma and medical devices), IT, technology and manufacturing. Besides his native German, he is fluent in English and French.


P: +49 (711) 219 57 400-0
eMail: info@wouters-advisory.de

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