National and international network


Long-term personal contacts to all relevant financial sponsors in the German-speaking region (private equity, family offices), personal relationships to numerous companies and entrepreneurs in the German Mittelstand due to long term Corporate Finance experience in the relevant segment as well as contacts to all relevant financing institutions. Zerbach & Company is a member of the Private Equity Forum NRW, the Association of the German Mittelstand (BVMW) and Association of Family-owned Businesses – ASU e.V.


Zerbach & Company is a member of an international alliance of M&A advisors and transaction experts with more than 500 partners in more than 45 countries worldwide. Furthermore, we have established strong bi-lateral partnerships by cooperating with several leading mid-cap M&A advisory firms in Western Europe, Scandinavia and Eastern Europe. The Asian-Pacific region is covered by our senior advisor based in Shanghai.


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Skarpa is a leading and experienced M & A advisor and corporate finance specialist in Scandinavia, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Weibull is a leading M&A advisory firm in Norway. Since 2001 Weibull has completed more than 200 transactions within a wide range of industries, building an extensive network in Norway and internationally.

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MNA nv, headquartered in Belgium, is a mid-market focussed M&A advisory firm with an extensive network in the BeNeLux countries.

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Patria was established in 1994 as the first investment bank in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The position of Patria results from a strong track record in financial advisory services in equity capital markets (ECM) transactions as well as mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Since then Patria‘s corporate finance team has executed over 430 transactions worth EUR 8.2 billion in aggregate value.

Logo Hi.lex Avvocati Associati

Hi.lex Avvocati Associati is an independent, mid-sized Milan-based corporate law specialist firm in Italy.

Logo Valoris Avocats

Valoris Avocats, Strasbourg, France, is a spin-off of the renowned law firm partnerships Ernst & Young and Lefèvre Pelletier & Associés.