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 2 633 30 18

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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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Jean-François Cruciani


Has over 25 years experience in M&A advisory in cross border transactions for corporate, private equity firms and family offices across various sectors (FMCG, industrials, business services, healthcare, technology), mostly supporting acquisitions & growth strategies.

Education : ESCP Business School – Master in Finance & Private Banking, Political Sciences Institute of Bordeaux – Economics & Finance.

Languages : French, English.

Tel. : +33 616 472 542

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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. : +31 653 155 549

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Pierre Hariga

Senior Advisor

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.