Hanover | Duesseldorf | Hamburg


We do the “heavy lifting” for you.

Lange Corporate Finance is an owner-managed advisory firm for corporate finance with offices in Hanover, Duesseldorf and Hamburg. We execute structured, international investor processes for medium-sized companies.

We are independent and free of conflicts of interest unlike large players. Strictest confidentiality, integrity and quality determine our actions. We have first-class contacts to investors, banks and other providers of finance from a large number of successful transactions.

Our clients are family businesses, international corporations, private equity companies and insolvency administrators. 

We advise irrespective of size, legal form and industry. 

We have strong numerical skills – in the analysis of financial data and financing structures, the preparation of business plans/ complex financial models and company valuations. We meet difficult initial situations with the necessary creativity in transaction structuring. References on request.

Our mission is to provide the professionalism and long-standing experience of our partners in corporate finance from international investment banking and audit to medium-sized companies.

For the past 10 years we have been mastering the following challenges for our clients:

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Disposal of companies
  • Succession planning
  • Changes in shareholder structure
  • Spin-off, Carve-out
  • Buy-out
  • Acquisition of companies
  • Merger

Capital Raising

  • Raising of equity, debt and mezzanine capital
  • Financing of investment in plant & equipment, expansion, working capital
  • Acquisition financing
  • Recapitalisations
  • Debt advisory


  • Special situations with liquidity gaps
  • Distressed M&A, transferring restructuring

For international investors and corporates, we provide access to the German market for corporate control. We are your gateway to Germany. We deliver professional Mergers & Acquisitions advice on cross-border transactions involving German target companies. If you wish to buy a German company, we execute a structured buy-side process for you – from the identification of target companies and support in negotiations through to completion of the transaction.


Our partners have many years of expertise and comprehensive entrepreneurial experience of their own.

Dr. Michael Spaeth

Dr. rer. pol., MBA

Has worked in Corporate Finance since 1993, previously with Siemens AG, Price Waterhouse, Arthur Andersen (Partner) and IKB Private Equity GmbH (Managing Director)

Successful execution of numerous national and international transactions in various industries, especially in the IT/telecommunications sector

Extensive activities as Chief Restructuring Officer (CRO), Interim Management and Advisory Board member

Various own investments in plastic injection moulding

Languages: German, English

Dietmar Lange

MBA, Banker

Has worked in corporate finance since 2000, previously with Deloitte in Duesseldorf, London investment bank Nomura and the Hamburg-based bank Marcard, Stein & Co.

Executed numerous successful transactions in various industries (industrials, foundry/ casting, metal processing, metal forming, automotive suppliers, mechanical and plant engineering, rail vehicle construction, banks, TMT, chemicals), in Germany, from Asia to Europe/ Europe to Asia, as well as cross-border within Europe

M&A advisory services for DAX companies such as ThyssenKrupp (automotive and foundry/ casting), Deutsche Boerse

Admitted as Corporate Finance Advisor by the Financial Conduct Authority (UK Financial Supervisory Authority)

Member of Norddeutsches Insolvenzforum Hamburg e.V.

Languages: German, English

It is our business philosophy that transactions are always handled closely by the partners. The partners are supported by a team of analysts and associates.

Senior Advisory Board

A Senior Advisory Board of experienced and renowned personalities strengthens our firm.

Dr. Heinz Wings

Senior Advisory Board

Former Chairman of the Management Board of Sparda-Bank Hamburg eG, Member of the Supervisory Board of Union Investment, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of netbank AG, Member of the Advisory Board of Deutsche Bundesbank Hamburg

Expert of the Exchange Council of the Hamburg Stock Exchange

Eduard Thometzek

Senior Advisory Board

Former Chief Executive Officer of Zurich Group Germany