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Dr. Wolfgang Steuernagel
Managing Partner

0049-(0)172-292 3303 w.steuernagel@s-and-p.de
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Dr. Wolfgang Steuernagel

Managing Partner

  • Diplom-Kaufmann
  • Dr. rer. pol., University of Cologne

20 years management and top management functions in medium- sized and large companies:

  • Sales manager Thyssen Steel Inc., New York
  • Marketing manager Hoesch Group, Dortmund
  • Directeur Groupe Loiseau, Paris
  • Executive board member Eisen & Metall AG, Gelsenkirchen.

30 years activities in the M&A sector:

  • Since 1989 Co-founder and managing partner of S&P
  • Introduction and execution of numerous transactions,
    both nationally and internationally
  • Co-founder and first chairman of the network M&A Worldwide.

Member of groups of private investors.

Fluent in German, English and French.

E-mail: w.steuernagel@s-and-p.de

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Manfred Hassmann
Managing Partner

0049-(0)170-732 7333 hassmann@s-and-p.de
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Manfred Hassmann

Managing Partner

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration,  University of Paderborn
  • German Institute for Development, Berlin/Singapore

25 years management and top management functions in medium-sized and large companies:

  • Manager Klöckner Industrieanlagen GmbH, Duisburg
  • Managing director Winkhaus Group, Münster
  • Managing partner, interim managing director of medium-sized companies, incl. turn-arounds and financing.

10 years activities in the M & A sector:

  • Since 2010 partner, since 2019 managing partner of S & P
  • Initiation and execution of transactions in industry and trade, both nationally and internationally.

Fluent in German, English and French.

E-mail: hassmann@s-and-p.de

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Christian Albersmeier
Associate Partner

‭0049 (0)157-3451 1536‬ albersmeier@s-and-p.de
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Christian Albersmeier

Associate Partner

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Bochum
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Hagen

15 years of management functions

  • Project Manager Siemens AG, Herne
  • Head of Sales Moventas GmbH, Wuppertal
  • Head of Business Unit Service, Desch Antriebstechnik GmbH & Co.KG, Arnsberg
  • Head of Sales NGC Transmission Europe GmbH, Duisburg
  • Head of Sales Eickhoff Antriebstechnik GmbH, Bochum

Associate Partner at S & P Mergers and Acquisitions since 2023

Languages: German and English

E-mail: albersmeier@s-and-p.de

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Dr. Wolfgang F. Fink
Partner

0049-(0)170-222 6551 fink@s-and-p.de
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Dr. Wolfgang F. Fink

Partner

  • Industrial Engineer
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration University of Saarbrücken
  • Dr. sc. pol., University of Kiel

30 years of senior management functions in medium-sized and large companies:

  • Sales Controller and Strategy Planner  Siemens AG, Munich
  • Marketing-/Sales Director and Controller  ABB CEAG Sicherheitstechnik GmbH, Soest
  • Controller and CFO Cooper Crouse-Hinds Europe (today: Eaton), Soest
  • CFO and CEO IMI Norgren German Region, Alpen (Rhineland)
  • CEO Blumenbecker-Group, Beckum (Westphalia)

Long-time experience relevant to M&A:

  • Initiation and carrying out of transactions
  • Evaluation of companies and due diligences
  • Post-merger integrations
  • Since January 2020 Partner of S & P

Practical know how in digital transformation.

Fluent in German and English

E-mail: fink@s-and-p.de

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Pieter Kraan

Partner

  • MBA University of Hamburg

Over 20 years senior management functions:

  • Assistant General Manager C. Illies & Co., Hamburg
  • Division Head SGS Société Générale de Surveillance in New York , Hamburg and Jakarta
  • Chairman of the Managing Board, Holding for the subsidiaries of RWTÜV, Essen
  • Member of the Advisory Boards: Cetecom Essen, Van Ameyde International Rijswijk, RWTÜV’s foreign subsidiaries.

20 years M&A activities:

  • Acquisitions and sales of companies, carve-outs, industry solutions
  • MBI, specifically for technology companies
  • Pooling of investor and manager resources for M&A projects, for example concerning the implementation of international buy-and-build strategies.
  • Since 2014 partner of S & P.

Managing Partner Kraan & Associates, Düsseldorf – investment-level senior executive search for private equity and other investors.

Fluent in German, English, Dutch and Spanish.

E-mail: kraan@s-and-p.de

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Tim Ley

Partner

Diplom-Kaufmann, University of Cologne

Over 25 years of management experience in medium-sized and large companies:

  • Management positions in the BASF Group, Ludwigshafen and Barcelona
  • Division Manager Tchibo Holding AG, Hamburg
  • Management Board, Didier Werke AG
  • Management Board, Dynamit Nobel AG, Troisdorf
  • Management Board, Gerresheimer Glas AG, Düsseldorf
    Member of the
  • Management Board, Spar Handels AG, Hamburg
  • Managing Partner Argillon Group, Redwitz

10 years of experience in M&A:

  • Partner at S&P since 2006
  • Initiation and implementation of numerous transactions and post-merger integrations, primarily in the chemical, retail, pharmaceutical and tourism sectors

Fluency in English, French and Spanish

E-mail: tim.ley@netcologne.de

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Christian Mertens

Partner

  • Masters degree in engineering, Aachen, UC Berkeley
  • Masters degree in business and engineering, Berlin
  • Masters degree in business and administration, Aachen
  • Business School, St. Gallen

More than 10 years of Management experience in global operating companies of different industries:

  • Executive Assistant, Bosch Rexroth AG, Germany
  • Head of Quality Management, Bosch Rexroth AG, Germany
  • Head of Production, ZF Industrieantriebe GmbH, Germany
  • CEO, VOSS Fluid GmbH, Germany

More than 15 years of business and management experience in logistics, automotive, machine tool, power transmission and hydraulics industries:

  • Operations leadership and lean management
  • Quality management and methods, Six Sigma, EFQM, Root-Cause Analysis in automotive and power transmission worldwide
  • Restructuring and transformation in corporate- and medium-sized companies (Change Management)
  • Leadership of a global business unit,incl. crisis management flood of the century
  • Development and implementation of strategy and business concepts, incl. M&A
  • Key Account Management of global players
  • Experience in international negotiations

Fluent in German, English, Dutch

E-mail: mertens@s-and-p.de

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Markus Spiess

Partner

  • Master’s degree in business and administration, University of Innsbruck, Austria

More than 25 years of Management experience in global operating companies of different industries

  • Sales Manager, Rütgers-VfT AG, Germany
  • Sales Manager International, Elkem ASA, Norway
  • Head of Division Aromatics, Rütgers Chemicals AG, Germany
  • Vice President – Global Sales & Marketing, Koppers Inc, USA
  • Senior Advisor, Keliber Oy, Finnland
  • Managing Director, Hydrostar Meßtechnik GmbH, Germany

35 years of business and management experience in basic and raw materials industry:

  • Enterprise Transformation (incl. Change Management)
  • Advisory of a junior company for a successful finance process
  • Leadership of a global business unit
  • Steering of investment/ divestment processes of business units
  • Development and implementation of strategy and business concepts
  • Definition and implementation of long-term supply concepts
  • Key account management of global players
  • Negotiation skills in international contexts

Fluent in English, Spanish, French and German

E-mail: spiess@s-and-p.de

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Dr. Axel Steuernagel

Partner

25+ years experience as CEO, founder, M&A and strategy consultant (McKinsey). Expert in service industries, technology and consumer goods as well as in Private Equity.

As a CEO, led service, tech and consumer good companies, belonging to Bertelsmann, Otto, KKR, and General Atlantic.

Managed M&A deals as entrepreneur, executive and strategic advisor. Part of our Munich office.

German national, worked across Europe, speaks 5 languages, among others French.

E-mail: a.steuernagel@s-and-p.de