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Proventis Partners with Mergers Alliance Network TOP 4 small-cap M&A Advisors Worldwide

Proventis Partners’ most successful financial year since its inception with 19 transactions in 2019.

Munich, February 4, 2020. The Mergers Alliance, an international partnership of leading independent M&A consultancies with 21 members (including Proventis Partners as exclusive partner in Germany) represented in 31 markets worldwide, is according to a current analysis of the Thomson Reuters League Tables for 2019 in the M&A Small Cap Worldwide Deals segment with transaction volumes of less than 50 million US dollars in fourth place with a total of 64 transactions with a volume of 1.269 billion US dollars. In terms of deal sizes up to 500 million US dollars, the Mergers Alliance ranks 20th with a total of 84 transactions and a deal volume of 2.9 billion US dollars. When it comes to international M&A partnerships in the mid-market segment up to 500 million US dollar transaction volume puts Mergers Alliance in first place (see attached overview of Thomson Reuters League Tables 2019).

Jan Pörschmann, Managing Partner at Proventis Partners in Munich, commented: “We are pleased to have contributed to this success of the Merger Alliance with the most successful financial year in the company’s history to date with a total of 19 transactions (see attached overview). The ever-growing Mergers Alliance network also helps us complete more cross-border transactions for our customers. Since the beginning of 2019, we have been the exclusive representative of the Mergers Alliance in Germany and Switzerland, which has allowed us to significantly expand our market presence and activities on an international level. At the same time, through our network partners we have been able to further supplement our expertise in our focus sectors Industrials, Business Services, Consumer & Retail, TMT, Healthcare and Energy.”

In total, Proventis Partners was able to implement 13 sell-side mandates in which several entrepreneurs were supported in passing on their life’s work. Proventis Partners was also able to realize attractive exits for their investments for a number of corporate groups. In addition, various private equity companies were supported to further strengthen their portfolios as part of a total of 6 buy-side clients.

About Mergers Alliance

Mergers Alliance is one of the most important independent global partnerships of corporate finance specialists, with over 800 transactions since 2012 in 31 countries worldwide and a total value of over 40 billion US dollars. 21 members of the Mergers Alliance cover the world’s leading business centers with a team of more than 200 experts in 42 offices.

About Proventis Partners

Proventis Partners is a partner-led M&A consultancy whose clients mainly include medium-sized family businesses, corporate subsidiaries and private equity funds. With 30 M&A advisors, Proventis Partners is active in the Industrials, Business Services, Consumer & Retail, TMT, Healthcare and Energy sectors and covers the German-speaking region with offices in Hamburg, Cologne, Munich and Zurich. Exclusive membership in Mergers Alliance – the international partnership of leading M&A specialists – allows Proventis Partners to have market coverage in 31 of the world’s leading countries. The 21 members of the Mergers Alliance, with over 200.

M&A professionals offer Proventis Partners and thus its customers unique access to local markets in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia and Africa.