Corporate Finance

Mergers & Acquisitions

Our Mergers & Acquisitions division develops acquisition and divestment strategies for large enterprises, private equity firms and family offices in the Retail and Consumer Goods industry and works with partners and clients to implement them. We assist our clients throughout the entire investment lifecycle of each holding:

1. Deal Generation
  • Market Screening
    • – Efficient longlist
  • Access& Contact
    • – Expert assessment by RCP
    • – Setting up access to RCP network
    • – Guiding seller’s direct contacts
2. Transaction Execution
  • Due Diligence
    • – Strategic
    • – Commercial
    • – Financial
    • – Project Management
  • SPA Support
    • – Input on a contract design
    • – Assisting in contract negotiations
3. Portfolio Management
  • Performance
    • – 100-day programme
    • – Higher value programme
  • Controlling
    • – Transparency
    • – Planning & Controlling
    • – Activities management
4. Value Realisation
  • Exit Readiness
    • – BPL evaluation
    • – Info Memo
    • – Data room
  • Exit Process
    • – Efficient longlist of potential buyers
    • – Buyer contact

Developing and evaluating strategic options requires a thorough strategic understanding the specific company, the relevant market and its participants, as well as deep methodological knowledge of M&A and a strong network inside and outside the industry. Our clients benefit from our profound market knowledge and stringent, professional process leadership. Because we have a clear industry focus, we know the relevant transaction partners and have direct access to decision-makers. Combined with ongoing analysis of transaction-relevant industry specifics – both on the advisory and investor side – this lays the groundwork for optimal economic results.