Maurice Heinz

Senior M&A and PE Leader - Sell-Side and Buy-Side

Munich, Germany


+15 years of experience with sell-side and buy-side deals in the software, technology, engineering, pharma, and service industry for leading private equity/ growth equity houses such as EQT, Blackstone, or Tiger Global Management and corporates. Over 75 projects completed. Across Europe, the USA and Asia. I began my 15-year career with an entry position at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in North America, as an associate at Theron Advisory Group in Germany, followed by leadership roles at Accenture’s global M&A and private equity practice group, now leading the M&A and strategy advisory xquent. Led major deals and projects in M&A, private equity investments, and strategy across North America, Europe, and Asia. A senior resource to private equity and strategic buyer/seller with a track record in: - Sell-side / exit deal management - Buy-side deal management - Deal sourcing - Due diligence (CDD, ODD, Technology DD) - Financial valuation - Deal structuring - Deal negotiation - Synergy assessment and leading merger integration programs - Exit readiness and leading complex carve-outs - Interim COO for a PE-backed platform

Domain experience

Relevant Total Experience: 15 years

Seniority Level: Senior

Sector Experience: 

Capital Goods Commercial and Professional Services Consumer Discretionary Consumer Staples Data and Analytics Software and Services


Skilled in: Post Merger Integration (PMI), Target Sourcing, Due Diligence, Bolt-on acquisitions, Buy-and-Build, Value Creation & Enhancement, Private Equity & Growth Capital, Sell-side M&A, Buy-Side M&A

Technical Skills: Microsoft Office

Languages: German, English

Work Experience

xquent GmbH

Deal Partner, Founder



- Now

* Leading sell-side / exit / carve-out projects across the full deal-cycle, * Leading source-to-close projects for strategic buyer, private equity and growth capital investors * Scope of deals includes deal strategy and valuation, marketing materials/ factbooks, outreach, transaction management, data room, due diligences and negotiation, including complex cross-boarder deals * Leading buy-and-build value creation and merger integration projects

Accenture M&A

Director, Senior Manager, Manager, Consultant



- 1/3/2021

Accenture Strategy/ M&A and Private Equity Practice * Led buy-side projects * Led sell-side and exit projects * Led merger integration and carve-out  programs * Scope of work: target screening, contacting, transaction management, due diligences (CDD, Tech, ODD), valuation, negotiation support, PMIs, carve-outs * Clients: Leading private equity funds and strategic buyer/ seller * Leadership team member of practice group for M&A/ Private Equity advisory professionals

Theron Advisory Group

Analyst and Associate - Strategy



- 1/2/2009

Buy-side M&A and strategy advisory, inkl. sector strategy, deal sourcing, deal valuation, due diligences, financial modeling and valuation, merger integration.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Associate Training Program



- 1/4/2003

Investment bank associate program (summer associate training program), supporting manging directors on a daily basis with preparing marketing materials, financial modeling and valuation, preparing investor presentations, managing transactions.


Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg




- 1/6/2005


INSEAD Business School

Data Analytics / Science Corporate Program



- 1/3/2021

Data Analytics / Science Corporate Programs

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