Mergers & acquisitions

Every company transaction is unique and necessitates a special approach tailored to the customer’s needs. Sancovia advises SME and entrepreneurs as well as strategic and financial investors in all phases regarding the purchase and sale of companies and their business divisions.


Understanding the strategies and courses of action available to investors is an important foundation for us, in order to be able to offer outstanding advisory services. Long-term customer relationships and intensive collaboration with both strategic and financial investors, as well as providing support for so-called Buy & Build strategies has enabled us to internalise the most significant success factors of our customers.

We will accompany you – as your reliable partner – through the entire investment process, the creation of long and short lists, the process of establishing contact with the business for the first time through to completion.

Even after the acquisition, Sancovia will be at your side offering assistance throughout the process of integrating the acquired company, and supporting the creation of a 100-day plan, as well as the implementation of management reporting in line with the owner’s new requirements. Guiding elements, in order to ensure the best possible start in line with the investment strategy.


A company sale is marked by high emotional intensity, is extremely diverse in its form and structure, and ranges from the sale of a company or business unit, a spin-off or carve-out to a management buy-in with classic succession planning.

The individual ideas and desires of the seller form the basis of our work. It is important to discuss feasibility and the exact market conditions before the project starts in order to avoid unnecessary costs and plan the individual project schedule.

Sancovia fully supports its customers during the whole of the sales process up to the signing and closing. From experience, the process between initial discussion and transaction completion lasts between five and eight months.