Rabobank’s Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) team acts as the client’s advisor in both sell-side and buy-side transactions. With M&A professionals in nine countries and an outstanding global network and track-record, the M&A team is fully equipped to advise clients in transactions ranging from public auctions to tailored one-on-one situations.

Our expertise stretches to advising both public and private companies, combined with a focus on mid-market family businesses and financial sponsors. Transactions are supported by dedicated teams led by senior bankers with critical sector knowledge and deal experience.

The M&A team focuses on the following sectors:

  • Consumer, Food & Agribusiness
  • Consumer & Retail
  • Technology, Media & Telecom
  • Industrials
  • Energy & Resources
  • Real Estate & Construction

Rabobank M&A focuses on all of the above sectors in the Netherlands and on the Consumer, Food & Agribusiness internationally. Rabobank has the largest M&A team fully dedicated to the Consumer, Food & Agribusiness sector among the world’s leading financial institutions and boutique advisors.

Within the Consumer, Food & Agribusiness, M&A focusses on the following sub-sectors:

  • Agri Commodities Markets
  • Animal Protein
  • Beverages
  • Consumer Foods
  • Dairy
  • F&A Supply Chains
  • Farm Inputs
  • Fruit & Vegetables
  • Grains & Oilseeds
  • Regional Food & Agri
  • Sugar

In addition to its strong sector knowledge, Rabobank M&A has a Financial Sponsors coverage team, which is an integrated part of Rabobank’s banking activities. This team focuses on providing tailored advisory and process services for transactions involving Financial Sponsors. Rabobank M&A has extensive experience in leading buy-side and sell-side mandates both to and for financial sponsors.

As part of the Rabobank Group, M&A can offer integrated transaction solutions through Acquisition Finance, Capital Structuring, Relationship Banking and dedicated industry research.


Paul Schram
Global Head M&A


Oscar Nettl
Head M&A – NL