Who we are?

GHz Partners is an independent investment banking firm with offices in Hamburg, London and Kolkata (India). We provide high quality, independent advice to the senior management teams and boards of European technology companies, as well as their investors.

"Success from the financial and from the prestige point of view . . . is not enough; what matters even more is . . . adherence to high moral and aesthetic standards."

Siegmund Warburg - as quoted in "High Financier" by Niall Ferguson.

Sellside M&A:

Our extensive connections with private equities, venture capitals and active acquirers in the software space enable deliver optimal sellside M&A solutions.

Buyside M&A:

Our deep and differentiated understanding of software market and sector dynamics, as well as extensive prior corporate development experience within leading tech companies, enables us to provide unique buyside M&A solutions to our clients and outline inorganic growth strategies

Growth Equity Financing and Recapitalizations:

Our clients have included emerging software companies investing aggressively for growth, established and profitable tech companies seeking liquidity for founders and shareholders, and other tech companies seeking capital to pursue inorganic growth opportunities. Our unique relationships with a wide pool of active technology investors enable our clients to access the private capital markets.

Strategic Advisory:

  • Competitive company, product and industry analyses
  • Advice on mergers, acquisitions and divestments
  • Company capital structure and restructuring/recap options
  • Investments in technology start-up companies
  • Joint venture/partnership opportunities


Deep Domain Experience

GHz Partners combines first rate sector research with proven execution capability to ensure the best results. We possess deep understanding of the dynamics of the European software market and capitalize on an array of strong partnerships to create value for our clients.

Tailored Processes

We design bespoke processes to fit each client's unique situation. Key considerations include shareholder dynamics, specific market dynamics and competitive sensitivities, as well as micro-level idiosyncrasies characteristic of client's company. No two deals are alike, so we invest considerable time up front understanding our clients' businesses and designing processes to deliver the optimal results. We work with clients through all stages of a transaction, including strategy development, target selection, partnership, negotiation, deal structuring and closing.

Strategy and Positioning

Our extensive and diverse backgrounds in technology, strategy, finance and operations afford unique perspectives that result in optimal positioning of our clients' investment and acquisition opportunities. We begin with analysis of our clients' businesses, to help us understand their true differentiators (product/technology, customers, financials, management) and how best to accentuate, fortify and position those to investors and buyers.

Extensive Industry Network

Our relationships with investors and buyers are wide. We understand the industry landscape, competitive dynamics, and what is driving demand for investments within a sector. Similarly, our cross border capabilities in North America and Europe gives us a global perspective and the ability to work efficiently with clients and their prospective partners in multiple geographies to deliver an optimal outcome.