Press release

goetzpartners and City Capital Advisors agree on a joint endeavor for high caliber transaction advisory services

13. décembre 2021

Joint approach offers clients a powerful network and M&A expertise in North America and Europe

Munich, Chicago, December 13, 2021 – goetzpartners and City Capital Advisors, LLC have agreed on a strategic cooperation to provide comprehensive investment banking and transaction services for clients in Europe and North America. Both companies bring complementary strengths together: City Capital Advisors’ mission is to provide senior level corporate finance advice and execution services to leading middle market companies and their owners throughout North America, while goetzpartners delivers a unique combination of management and corporate finance consulting services and is a leader in M&A in Germany and Europe. City Capital Advisors and goetzpartners will advise corporations and investors on a global coordinated basis providing seamless advice on sell-or buy side situations, on international joint ventures, and on capital raises for international business development.

“The North American market continues to be a major interest to our clients both as a provider of capital as well as a growth market which is best served through a local acquisition,” explains Dr. Stephan Goetz, Managing Partner, goetzpartners. “Together, goetzpartners and City Capital Advisors may facilitate dealmaking processes to further strengthen our clients’ position in their core markets. This combined approach will enable us to offer our clients an even more extensive presence and access to decision-makers in the North American market.”

“With professional expertise and extensive contacts, we are able to connect business owners with the appropriate partners thereby achieving shareholder objectives,” commented Richard King, Managing Director, City Capital Advisors. “Our long-standing relationships with a multitude of companies and private equity funds enable us to offer our referral partners and their clients high-caliber transaction execution capabilities.”

City Capital Advisors and goetzpartners will facilitate coordinated dealmaking processes and provide market insight. Clients who pursue a cross-border deal will receive coordinated services - as part of their cooperation, goetzpartners and City Capital Advisors will establish a task force of experienced investment banking experts who bring their respective intercultural competencies and insights to the table. This will enable the client to be advised by a local team while also receiving access to experts in other regions as needed to market a company globally or to find suitable partners worldwide. The combined market know-how and the specialists’ experience of both companies increases transaction certainty, ensures efficient project execution and generates further value creation.

About City Capital Advisors

Chicago-based City Capital Advisors, a FINRA registered broker-dealer, is a results-driven investment banking advisory firm. Each of City Capital’s Managing Directors has more than 25 years of investment banking experience, offering clients superior judgment and transaction management expertise honed from successfully executing more than 600 merger & acquisition and capital raising transactions, collectively, over their professional careers. Client engagements are managed exclusively by experienced senior investment bankers, allowing our business owner clients to realize maximum value for their companies, often exceeding their expectations. 

goetzpartners: Advisory for Strategy, M&A and Transformation

goetzpartners, founded in 1991, is an independent advisory firm for all key issues of entrepreneurial activity: strategy, M&A and transformation. As a trusted partner with a valuable track record and a far-reaching network, the company is ideally positioned to help companies worldwide to navigate through their digital transformation challenges. With 300 professionals operating out of 13 offices in 11 countries, the company advises decision-makers and top executives in all key industries. The company ranks among the 10 best-performing German advisory firms (Lünendonk®). goetzpartners has received numerous awards for its excellent advisory services, including the Best of Consulting Award from the renowned German business magazine “WirtschaftsWoche,” which has been conferred on goetzpartners six times to date.

Press contact

Ines Bieger, goetzpartners
Director Marketing & PR
Prinzregentenstrasse 56
80538 Munich, Germany
T + 49 – 89 – 29 07 25 – 337
M + 49 – 151 – 17 14 11 04

Sharon Stewart, City Capital Advisors
Director of Administration
444 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 3200
Chicago, Illinois 60611
+1-312-494 -9886