Markus Schmidt


For more than 25 years, I have been conducting local and international M&A transactions on both buyer and seller side. This experience, coupled with sound expertise from numerous operational management roles, are an ideal basis to competently support clients from medium-sized businesses or corporate groups in their specific M&A tasks.

Markus Schmidt – Partner ACTIVE M&A Experts, Düsseldorf


Markus Schmidt
Mobile: +49 178 30 43 468
Phone: +49 211 95 78 68 50
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Expert for:

  • M&A transactions in the DACH region
  • Portfolio adjustments of groups of companies and large corporates (partial sales, spin-offs etc.)
  • Company valuation, business plan evaluation


  • Dipl.-Wi.-Ing., University (TH) Karlsruhe, Certified Valuation Analyst, IACVA Toronto
  • Head of Corporate M&A at Aareal Bank AG
  • CFO at Deutsche Bau- und Grundstücks AG
  • Investment Director at Private Equity Company, Berlin/Stuttgart
  • Interim manager at several medium-sized companies, for private equity investors and large corporations
  • Founding member of the European Family Office Alliance
  • Supervisory and advisory board mandates
  • German, English, Spanish, French

Personal Interests:
Physical activity – that’s my balance to my job. Whether it’s gardening, building furniture or a long bike ride, for me it’s less stress than relaxation.