30 years experience in:

M&A | Restructurings | Divestitures

Jürg Kurmann

kurmann, jürg-kurmann-ma, ehem. kurmann partners

Founder and owner

Ma. in Economics and Business Management


T +41 61 281 17 00

M +41 79 356 67 66



Languages: German, English, French


Jürg Kurmann has more than 30 years of experience with a large number of M&A transactions, both on the buying and selling side, of which a significant number were cross-border. His specialty is the realization of transactions in complex situations such as operational problems or shareholder disputes. Jürg Kurmann's industry experience spans a broad spectrum with a focus on life sciences and IT.


Jürg Kurmann has also repeatedly advised on restructuring projects, often with executive responsibility as board member, managing director or liquidator.


Prior to his studies, Jürg Kurmann worked in operational management in international air freight logistics being stationed in Nigeria, UK and Luxembourg. After graduating, he worked for four years as a strategy consultant and three years as Head of Corporate Development at an internationally set up Swiss SME. From 1987 to 2015 he was a partner in the international M&A firm which he founded, Kurmann Partners AG, in Zurich and Basel.


Since 2015 Jürg Kurmann has been working as a coach for entrepreneurs of SMEs and start-ups. He also manages M&A projects, which are usually personal and require an individual approach. Since 2019, he has also been an Associate Partner at Hoffmann & Partner in Basel, an M&A advisory firm specializing in the life science sector.


Jürg Kurmann studied business administration and economics at the University of Basel and graduated with a Master's degree.

Marc Uhlmann

marc-uhlmann, m&a, senior transaction manager

Senior Transaction Manager

Ma. in Economics and Business Management, CFA Level III


T +41 61 281 17 00

M +41 79 297 54 75



Languages: German, English


Marc Uhlmann has over 6 years experience as M&A Analyst and Senior Transaction Manager.


During his studies he worked part-time as Cost Controller at IBM and was On Campus Rep for Apple. During and after his studies, he worked for a total of 2 years in risk controlling at Zürcher Kantonalbank.


From 2013 to 2014 he worked for Kurmann Partners AG as an M&A analyst.


Since 2015 he has worked part-time at Jürg Kurmann Mergers & Acquisitions as M&A Analyst and Senior Transaction Manager.


Since 2018 he has been co-founder and managing director of Nimbo AG in Basel, a start-up for online company valuations.

Advisory Board

Jürg Kurmann Mergers & Acquisitions has an Advisory Board of outstanding top executives and a partner network of industry specialists.