Lead your life's work into a secure future.

We advise and support you in your search for a suitable successor.

What sets CARL apart

Confidential, secure and target-oriented. Your company sale with CARL.

Our focus is on Company Owner . Our success is measured by the fact that the best possible result has been achieved at the end of the transaction, taking into account your objectives. The maximisation of the purchase price, the continuation of the brand and the safeguarding of jobs are typical criteria that we ensure here. We attach great importance to individual, transparent and personal advice with a high degree of transaction security.

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How do I start the process of business succession?

Five big questions and their answers

Even before the process of business succession has begun, numerous questions usually arise.

  • Where do I start?
  • What do I have to prepare?
  • What do I have to consider?
  • What mistakes can be avoided?

In our article you will find some helpful information and tips to get you started.

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The sales process

Selling a company with a focus on the human side

CARL's professional transaction team prepares the inventory and prepares internal documents.


Buyer agreement

A qualitative selection of suitable investors takes place. CARL prepares all important documents for the investors.


Company audit

Investors receive the important documents and provide an indicative valuation of the equity.


Negotiation /
Conclusion of contract

After the selection, an interview with prospective buyers takes place and CARL coordinates the company audit and site visits.


What our customers say

cyber-Wear Heidelberg GmbH
Promotional items and merchandising

"In Haspa BGM, we have found the ideal partner not only to intensify the growth of cyber-Wear, but also to strengthen our international ambitions. Our common goal among the new shareholders is to establish new standards in our industry through our commitment to quality, innovation and sustainability," explains Steven Baumgärtner. "Together with our new partner, we will drive forward our growth plans and are already looking forward to realizing our visions. The advice and support from CARL and Dr. Michael Kost has been outstanding throughout the entire process."

Roman Weiss, Steven Baumgärtner


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Professional cleaning equipment
"CARL and Deutsche Mittelstandsfinanz provided me with excellent support throughout the entire sales process. With Kapital 1852, the perfect investor for our project was found. I am pleased that the entire SPRiNTUS team will enter the next growth phase of SPRiNTUS GmbH together with 1852."

Holger Lepold


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Caroobi Ltd.
Software for Automotive
"CARL provided me with excellent technical expertise and showed great flexibility to successfully navigate the complex decision-making process with the strategic buyer."

Bastian Knutzen

represents the shareholders

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Mathias Prangs GmbH & Co. KG
Window and door construction
"All I wanted is more time for family and private things. And for CARL to find someone to develop my company on the existing roots and values. I thank CARL and Mr. Heseler for the good work and look forward to my relaxed future."

Wolfgang Prangs

former owner

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Michael Harren Versand GmbH
E-commerce shipping service provider
"Thanks to the close interaction between us, my transaction advisor - who was a reliable contact throughout the process - and CARL, I am confident that my company will be in good hands in the future. I'm looking forward to devoting myself to the things that have been neglected in recent years.

Michael Harren

Founder & former Managing Director

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Nachfolge.de - the blog

The leading specialist portal for succession in Mittelstand. Our team of experts regularly writes articles in which complex issues are presented in a clear and easy-to-understand manner.

Nachfolge.de - the blog

The leading specialist portal for succession in Mittelstand. Our team of experts regularly writes articles in which complex issues are presented in a clear and easy-to-understand manner.

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