Senior Partner & Managing Director
M&A and Divestitures
BCG’s Exit Strategy Expert Shares Some of the Secrets to Successful Divestitures
Jens Kengelbach is The Boston Consulting Group's global head of mergers and acquisitions and leads the firm’s Transaction Center. He is a member of BCG's Corporate Development and Industrial Goods practices.
Since joining the firm in 2002, Jens has worked on numerous due diligence and transaction projects—on both the buy side and the sell side. He has executed M&A strategy and target search mandates using a profound portfolio strategy, M&A strategy, and execution road map. Jens has run multiple strategic and commercial due diligence checks across numerous sectors, including industrial goods, pharmaceuticals, metals, engineered products, and automotive supply.
He has extensive experience on the sell side in end-to-end divestiture support in all phases, including equity story, info memorandum, management presentation, Q&A sessions, site visit preparation, and bid comparison. He has led dual- and triple-track equity deconstructions, including carve-outs and IPOs.
Jens is the author of BCG's annual M&A report and has written many internal and external M&A-related publications. He is also responsible for the worldwide marketing activities in BCG’s Corporate Development practice.