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Dr. Hans Bethge

Managing Partner

Oaklins Germany

Location: Hamburg, Germany
Work phone: +49 40 34914160


Hans Bethge is particularly focused on cross-border transactions. He is head of the Construction & Engineering Services team at Oaklins Germany and has covered the whole spectrum of clients in this sector. In addition he represents the property expertise within Oaklins Germany.

Hans has advised mid-market construction companies in their selling strategies, including spin-offs. He has also worked on buy-side mandates for national and international engineering companies in different, highly specialized sectors, such as in the automotive industry. Furthermore Hans has advised private owners of mid-market publishing and printing houses as well as large German media groups.

Hans Bethge is a Managing Partner at Oaklins Germany. He joined its predecessor firm as an M&A consultant in 1984, but had been working for the company from 1979. As a frequent lecturer and author on merger and acquisition topics, Hans is also a member of several Business Clubs. Within Oaklins International, he is currently head of various committees, having previously served as President, Chairman and Vice President for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.