Corporate Finance - Germany

  • Germany
  • The revenue in the Corporate Finance market is projected to reach US$11.64bn in 2024.
  • It is expected to show an annual growth rate (CAGR 2024-2029) of 1.01% resulting in a projected total amount of US$12.24bn by 2029.
  • The average transaction value in the Corporate Finance market amounts to US$251.70m in 2024.
  • From a global comparison perspective, it is shown that the highest revenue is reached in the United States (US$130.10bn in 2024).
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Analyst Opinion

The Corporate Finance market in Germany is experiencing a shift in customer preferences towards more personalized and tech-driven services.

Customer preferences:
German customers are increasingly seeking tailored financial solutions that cater to their specific needs and goals. This shift is driving the demand for personalized advice and customized financial products in the Corporate Finance market. Clients are also showing a growing interest in digital platforms and fintech solutions that offer convenience and accessibility.

Trends in the market:
One prominent trend in the German Corporate Finance market is the rise of sustainable finance. With a strong focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria, companies in Germany are incorporating sustainability principles into their financial strategies. This trend is influencing investment decisions, mergers and acquisitions, and overall corporate financial planning in the country.

Local special circumstances:
Germany's position as a key player in the European economy, coupled with its stable political environment and robust regulatory framework, contributes to the development of the Corporate Finance market. The presence of multinational corporations, medium-sized enterprises (Mittelstand), and a well-established financial sector further enhances the vibrancy of the market.

Underlying macroeconomic factors:
The economic stability of Germany, characterized by low inflation rates, a strong labor market, and steady GDP growth, provides a favorable backdrop for the Corporate Finance market to thrive. Additionally, the country's emphasis on innovation and technological advancement fuels the adoption of fintech solutions and digital financial services in the corporate sector. These macroeconomic factors contribute to the overall growth and resilience of the Corporate Finance market in Germany.


Data coverage:

Figures are based on the revenue generated by the Investment Banking market, as well as the transaction value, the number of transactions, and the average transactions size of the Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As) and Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) markets.

Modeling approach / Market size:

Market sizes are determined by a bottom-up approach and are based on a specific rationale for each market. As a basis for evaluating markets, we use market research and analysis, as well as data from annual financial reports. Furthermore, we use relevant key market indicators and data from country-specific associations and national data bureaus, such as GDP, wealth per capita, and total investment (% of GDP). This data helps us to estimate the market size for each country individually.


In our forecasts, we apply diverse forecasting techniques. The selection of forecasting techniques is based on the behavior of the particular market. In this market, we use the HOLT-damped Trend method to forecast future development. The main drivers are GDP per capita and total investment (% of GDP).

Additional Notes:

The market is updated twice per year in the event that market dynamics change.


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