Vincent Hübner, previously partner of the Matuschka Group, at the time one of the first investment banking groups in Germany providing specialized corporate finance and M&A services, founded the company in Munich.
Joachim Schlösser, previously managing director of Price Waterhouse Corporate Finance in Frankfurt, joined the company, and the name was changed to Hübner Schlösser & Cie.
Stefan Herborg, previously senior consultant of UBM and Mercer-Consulting (today called Oliver Wyman) joined as third partner.
Hübner Schlösser & Cie establishes SOCIUS, the international network of high-quality specialized M&A firms in the US, South America, Asia and other European countries that has completed several cross-border transactions during the last years.
Hübner Schlösser & Cie has become one of the leading specialized M&A firms and acquired a highly reputable customer base among which are
Ahr, Bäumler, Bühler, Carl Zeiss, Coperion, Evonik (RAG), First Solar, GEA, Gemi, Heraeus, Heidelberger Druck, HC Stark, Heitkamp & Thumann, Henkel, IVG, Mann & Hummel, Minimax, Palfinger, Participia, Putzmeister, Rohde & Schwarz, Reifenhäuser, RWE, Schneider Versand, Steinbeis, Wenz, Westfalia, Zooplus, und die führenden Private Equity Firmen Advent International, Equistone (zuvor Barclays Private Equity), und Auctus.
Until today, Hübner Schlösser & Cie and ist partners ahve completed more than 150 transactions with an aggregate volume of more than € 17 billions.