Senior staff of experienced professionals with a wide range of skills and expertise. All have held senior positions in international industry and/or finance, and have many years of experience in international mergers and acquisitions.

Benoit Roose

Managing Partner

Has 30 years experience in advising on international acquisitions and divestitures. Previous experience in Belgium, Germany, France and North Africa in reorganizing commercial and industrial groups, and in launching new ventures.

Founder of M&A International.

Education : Master of Economics, University of Bonn and Cologne, Germany. Executive Master in Management, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Belgium.

Languages : French, Dutch, English, German.

Tel. : +32 496 253 018

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John Beaumont


Former UK Government advisor, with over 30 years in international business including roles as an Executive Director of a FTSE100 company, CEO of a LSE-listed company, and Managing Partner in a global management and technology consulting practice. Has led strategic acquisitions, start-up fundings and development projects.

Education : Professor of Management at University of Bath. Professor of Applied Management Information Systems at University of Stirling. Honorary Professor University of Belfast.

Languages : English.

Tel. : +34 683 287 188

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Anthony Coulson


Has extensive experience of both acquisitions and divestitures with over 30 years background working in the field of International Finance mainly for American multinationals and latterly as CFO of a leading financial services group.

Education : Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, UK.

Languages : English, French.

Tel. : +32 496 239 603

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Pierre Hariga


Has over 20 years experience in finance within the corporate and financial services world where he managed and advised on investments, acquisitions, divestitures, and structured finance projects. In addition to M&A skills, his previous experience also provided him with an extensive background in strategy and business development, risk management and intellectual property management.

Education : Master in Applied Economics, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. Post-graduate training on Mergers & Acquisitions at INSEAD/Amsterdam Institute of Finance.

Languages : French, Dutch, English.

Tel. : +32 475 551 647

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Frans van Slobbe


Has over 30 years experience advising Dutch corporates, private equity firms and family offices on their investment and exit strategies.

Education : Technical University of Delft; Tilburg University.

Languages : Dutch, English

Tel. : +33 653 155 549

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James Chamberlain

Senior Advisor (New York)

Former Wall Street lawyer at Cahill Gordon and investment banker at Dillon Read, with over 20 years’ experience advising businesses across a broad range of industries, from venture capital to basic industry.

Advising US corporations and private equity firms on European transactions. Advising European Corporations on transactions in the USA.

Education : Juris Doctorate, NYU School of Law, USA. Master of Business Administration, Wharton Graduate School of Business, USA. Bachelor of Arts, Cornell University, USA.

Languages : English, French.

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