Jürg Kurmann has more than 30 years of M & A experience with a large number of lead transactions on both the buy side and the sell side, of which a significant number cross border. His specialty is the realization of transactions in complex situations such as operational problems or shareholder disagreements. Jürg Kurmann’s industry experience spans a wide range with a specific focus on Life Sciences and IT.
Jürg Kurmann has also repeatedly supervised restructuring projects, often in executive responsibility as a board member, managing director or liquidator.
Prior to his studies, Jürg Kurmann worked in operative management in international air freight logistics with workplaces in Nigeria, the UK and Luxembourg. After completing his studies, he spent four years as a strategy consultant and three years as Head of Corporate Development at an international Swiss SME. From 1987 Jürg Kurmann was an independent entrepreneur in companies he founded in international M & A mostly with partners.
As a forward-looking succession solution in his own right, Jürg Kurmann sold his shares in a larger M & A boutique to his fellow shareholders in 2015. Since then, he has mainly supported entrepreneurs and companies in M & A projects and corporate governance issues in the SME segment. Since July 2019 he carries out his M & A activities at Hoffmann & Partner and has joined as an associate partner.
Jürg Kurmann studied business administration and economics at the University of Basel and completed his licentiate