With 20% of all corporate successions, the hotel and food service industry is one of the three most affected industries in Germany. The reasons for corporate successions are diverse. However, in 90% of the cases, it could be planned long-term. Despite the planning security, implementing a fair and successful transition of both management and ownership confronts all parties with a variety of challenges. As an external and independent expert, TREUGAST supports mid-market businesses in their ventures.


TREUGAST can support the process of arranging the company succession in different areas:

  • Independent identification of the economic potential of the business operations
  • Business and real-estate valuation
  • Presentation of basic scenarios for succession regulations
  • Conduction of joint workshops with the purpose of setting goals and requirements regarding the succession plan of the senior entrepreneur and the potential successors
  • Transparent documentation of the process
  • Formulation of recommendations with regard to the transition of the management and the ownership


Hoteliers and restaurateurs


Preparation of a succession plan that will meet the requirements of both the senior entrepreneur and the successor, ensuring a sustainable economic performance of the operation

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