Rheinland

The regional centers are towns close to Düsseldorf, e.g. Krefeld, as well as further south and west in Aachen and Bonn. Firms here tend to have deep regional roots. Aachen’s proximity to Benelux countries means many firms here have cooperation partners in these countries.

Significant developments:

  • Vodafone’s instructing d h & k for a transaction for the first time is a further indication that corporates are increasingly using Mittelstand oufits as a more cost-favorable alternative for M&A.