Björn Voigt

Partner and Managing Director Chairman of M&A Worldwide 2015 – 2019 – The Network for Mergers & Acquisitions

I have gained my competence in successfully carrying out national and international M&A transactions through long-standing management positions in the international commodities business. As managing director of large companies of the Klöckner Group, and later of the Thyssen Concern, I was responsible for many acquisitions, spin-offs and mergers.

Björn Voigt, Partner, ACTIVE M&A Experts


Björn Voigt
Mobile:   +49 172 2705482
Phone:    +49 211 95786852

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Since 2004 Expert for:

  • International transactions
  • Recycling, environment, steel, metal and metallurgy, IT, chemistry, (international) trade, construction , consumer goods and insurance


  • Graduated Economist, Universitäten Aachen and Saarbrücken
  • Long-standing member of the executive boards of German and international trade organizations
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of RECY Systems AG, Unterschleissheim near Munchen
  • 23 years experience at Klöckner & Co. AG, later then at Thyssen Sonnenberg after having merged with them
  • My last position was as Managing Director of the Thyssen Sonnenberg Recycling GmbH, Duisburg
  • Since 2004 independent specialist for national and especially for cross-border transactions with the emphasis on the recycling branch
  • French, English and Dutch fluent, I can communicate in Spanish

Personal Interests:
I am a passionate yachtsman. My favorite territories include Corsica and the French Atlantic coast. Locally I’m very engaged in sport for social needs of foreign young people in my home town Krefeld.