Financial and Strategic Business Advisors

Your trusted corporate development & transactions team

You are an ambitious company in a dynamic & fast-moving environment, and you need access to strategic advice and execution expertise that you can trust. Wave Partners is your virtual in-house corporate development & transactions (CD&T) team that works seamlessly with management and other stakeholders to develop and execute a growth strategy. Ideally, we are with you throughout the process, from the development of the growth strategy and assessment of the organisational readiness to the execution of projects and integration of acquisitions. 

Our team’s partners have over 55 years of experience in leading and advising high-growth companies in their organic and inorganic development. Our extensive network provides us with additional insight and expertise where needed. We get excited by complex situations, roll our sleeves up and get stuck into the business, where our experience makes a tangible difference.

Our values and long-term cooperation underpin our partnership to build long-term stakeholder value for our clients.

Creating value – together – for all


Long-term relationships with clients are the foundation of our mutual success. Clients keep coming back to us for impartial & impactful advice and execution, fully trusting us to act in their best interests. We believe that commitment and a collaborative style of working delivers the most value-added.


    Our high level of integrity means clients trust us


    Our straight talk results in honest and pragmatic advice


    Our commitment drives impact and quality


    Our collaborative style delivers value


As your in-house corporate development & transactions (CD&T) team, we add value over the long term through developing a deep understanding of your business, providing impactful independent advice and then take full ownership of execution.

Our Team

We love working with ambitious teams in fast-paced situations where our advice, experience and capabilities make a tangible difference. Whilst we are serious in what we do, we aim to do so in an inclusive style with a sense of humility and humour.

Kevin McGovern

Kevin McGovern Managing Partner

Kevin is a seasoned international executive with an extensive CV as CEO, CCO, COO & CFO and founder in mature and fast-moving businesses going through fundamental change or a transaction.

Jan van der Putten

Jan van der Putten Partner

Jan is a global professional equipped with extensive experience in M&A, joint ventures, strategy, and management in numerous countries, including the Netherlands, Germany, UK, Russia, USA, China, Taiwan, and Japan.

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