Our beliefs

Client centric, trusted advisor

Our clients’ interests – not a transaction per se – are our priority. If we serve our clients well, our own success will follow. The long relationships with many of our clients are a testament to our dedication to integrity, transparency and honest advice.

Building human capital

Through training and development we actively invest in our people, knowing they are our most valuable asset. This not only creates the firm’s future leaders, it also ensures continuity for our clients.


Our clients value our broad corporate finance expertise during M&A, Capital Raising and Restructuring transactions, but we do not hesitate to assist them in non-transactional settings, which underscores our relationship-driven, long term focused model.

Distinctive culture

We are an entrepreneurial and agile firm, unencumbered by bureaucracy and politics. It takes a special kind of person to enjoy working and prosper in our firm. Our people succeed through their skills, stamina, relationships and their creativity.

Quality driven

As a boutique firm quality is at the forefront in everything we do. Giving the best possible advice and execution services is driven by our belief that each assignment requires a tailor made approach and that ‘finance follows strategy’.


We provide truly independent, impartial advice free from conflicts that can arise in a multi-product environment. This enables us to focus solely on the interests of our clients.

Team work

The hands-on involvement of our senior people in providing creative solutions to our clients sets us apart from peers. But each time it’s the entire team of junior and senior professionals that gets the job done.


Our services

M&A and Strategic Advisory

In a truly independent manner, Nielen Schuman helps clients evaluating some of their most strategic and complex decisions. We provide a full suite of advisory and execution services to the various stakeholders in acquisition and sales...

Capital Raising

Nielen Schuman was the first to provide truly independent Capital Raising services to the upper mid-market in the Benelux, assisting corporates and private equity held businesses with leveraged acquisition financing, recapitalisations and...

Capital Restructuring

Over the past decade Nielen Schuman has gained a leading role in the restructuring of companies which have been hit by the effects of the financial crisis. From the position as a truly independent expert advisor, we are a natural choice to...