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Our food branch expertise and M&A competence are your key to success
Bavaria Consulting GmbH

Code of Conduct

  • Individuality: Every client and each project is handled individually by us. We have no text-book solutions.

  • Client orientation:  We focus on our clients' specific needs, culture and language.

  • Quality: We do not just want to fulfill our clients' expectations, we want to exceed them.

  • Confidentiality: As a matter of course we treat all of our clients' affairs with complete confidentiality.

  • Cooperation: We work openly and fairly with our clients.

  • Professional skills: We handle all of our projects in a completely professional way.

  • Objectivity: We give objective recommendations and base them solely on facts.

Code of Conduct
Why we are different

Why we are different

Outstanding branch expertise of the food industry

/ Bavaria Consulting since 1998

Intelligent M&A strategies and implementation                                   / Transactions 100 +

Extensive experience in top management of the food industry

The interests of the client are a key factor in the purchase and sale process

Joint definition of important steps with the Client

Management of transactions and projects by one partner

Verifiable and extraordinary success for clients



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Mergers & Acquisitions


Brücke über Wasser

Private Equity


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Mergers & Acquisitions Beratung

Mergers & Acquisitions Consulting

USP & customer benefits of the Bavaria Group

International M&A Expertise

Our branch expertise and M&A competence are your success

Program and Project Management / PMO Competence

Professional Skills

Food branch expertise

Crisis Management & Restructuring

Culture & Change Management

Competence portfolio for solving complex challenges in the food industry




HR Advice


Our Portfolio in detail

Mergers & Acquisitions Consulting

Buy - side Advisory

Our branch expertise

  • Analysis of the framework conditions, value drivers and business case

  • Design of investment criteria

  • Identification and approach of suitable targets

  • Commercial Due Diligence

  • Realisation of the targeted value creation potentials

  • Advancement or transformation of Business / total operating models

Our HR & organisational development skills

  • HR and cultural Due Diligence

  • Future organisational design, incl. corporate governance

  • Cultural integration and change management, constructive cooperation of all staff and functions in the Post Merger Organisation

  • Integration communication (internal transparency)                                        

Our M&A experience

Transaction management

  • Steering the Due Diligence process and evaluation of results (incl. risk mitigation)

  • Post Merger Integration Due Diligence

  • Coordination with other external parties such as auditors, fiscal advisors and lawyers

  • Support of company valuation

  • Support in negotiation management

  • Closing & transition

M&A strategy development or plausibility check

Advisory throughout the bidding process

Post Merger Integration of acquired companies

  • Program lead (Interim Management) 

  • Project Management Office (PMO)

Mergers & Acquisitions Consulting

Sell - side & succession Advisory 

Our branch expertise

  • Quick determination of potential buyers and identification of preferred buyers

  • Preparation or review of business plan and business valuation

  • Strategic valuation

  • Development of investment thesis (equity story)

  • Content design and presentation of products, positioning, strategy and competition in the Information Memorandum

Our M&A experience

Preparation and design of sale process

  • Vendor Due Diligence

  • Preparation and coordination of the Information Memorandum

  • Non-disclosure Agreements

  • Letter of Intent (exclusivity)

Design of sell-side strategy

Sell - side transaction management

  • Program steering and Project Management Office (PMO)

  • Organisation of the data room

  • Coordination of the Due Diligence process

  • Efficient preparation and moderation of management interviews and communication

  • Close collaboration with other external service providers (e.g. auditor, fiscal advisor, law firm)

  • Maximize sale proceeds and overall success

Management and advisory services in Carve Outs

Mergers & Acquisitions Consulting

Strategic Alliance / Joint Venture Advisory

Our branch expertise

  • Cooperation strategy development

  • Development of criteria for selecting best partners

  • Identification of and approach to potential partners

  • Development of business plan or moderation of a joint business plan

Our HR & organisational development skills

  • Structuring of the future organisation, including corporate governance

  • Development of Cultural DNA

  • Supporting the change process

  • Coordination of and advisory on the transaction until closing / project management

  • Deal structuring

  • Negotiation management

Our M&A experience

Private Equity Services

Our branch expertise

  • Commercial Due Diligence

  • Selection and approach of potential buyers

Our HR & Interim Management capabilities

  • Interim Management                                                                               

Our M&A experience

  • Support of the transaction until closing / project management

  • Post Merger Integration and Carve Out planning and execution

  • Sell - side process PMO

Private Equity Services

Turnaround Consulting

Our branch expertise

Analysis of the status quo

  • Revenues, earnings and cash flow

  • Financial / balance sheet structure, liquidity

  • Business model


Development and plausibility check of quick levers or restructuring plan   


Our HR & Organisational Development Competence

Turnaround - Management

  • Review and adjustment of market positioning

  • Adaptation of the organisation

  • Short and medium - term earnings planning

  • Financial and balance sheet planning

  • Definition of covenants


IDW S6 opinion

  • Rating for banks and creditors

  • Interim Management and Chief Restructuring Officer services

Our HR & Interim Management capabilities

Turnaround Beratung
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