About us

CAPEO is an independent M&A boutique specialized in tailor-made corporate finance solutions for medium-sized companies. CAPEO covers all areas of M&A including sell-side advice, buy-side advice, M&A advice in restructuring situations as well as debt advisory. Members of CAPEO team belong to the leading German M&A experts for companies in the German “Mittelstand”.

Our Services


  • Sell-side advice
  • Buy-side advice
  • M&A advice in restructuring situations
  • Advice of seller or management in MBO/ MBI situations

Debt Advisory

  • Advice on recapitalization, refinancing solutions and financial restructuring
  • Structuring and advice on acquisition financing and growth financing
  • Capital raisings, advice and organization of private placements (e.g. structuring of club deals with private or institutional investors)

Our Customers

  • Medium-sized private companies and their owners
  • Large companies planning to divest business segments or to acquire companies
  • Companies in restructuring and turnaround situations
  • International companies and investors intending to acquire a company in the German-speaking region
  • Financial investors with mid-cap focus
  • Management in MBO/ MBI situations

Our Experience

A successful M&A transaction requires an individual approach built on professional experience. CAPEO Corporate Finance has a long track record that proves leading M&A experience, high professional quality as well as consistency and reliability in all projects. The experience and competence of CAPEO Corporate Finance is based on:

  • Managing Partners have decades of experience of M&A advisory for medium-sized companies
  • Over 100 successfully completed M&A transactions
  • International experience with a large number of cross-border transactions
  • Broad experience in restructuring situations with high efficiency and speed in the execution of M&A transactions for companies in turnaround situations
  • High level of personal commitment: Project management and execution exclusively by the Managing Partners and Directors who lead the overall process in all phases of the project
  • Entrepreneurial background and experience through membership in supervisory and advisory boards