We navigate our clients through the M&A process from A to Z. The M&A process often starts months or even years before the transaction actually takes place. In the run-up to the transaction, we support our clients in initiatives focusing on increasing the value of the business by identifying and pulling the most impactful value creation levers. We provide our services with the goal to create maximum value for the shareholders at all times.

We also assist our clients in other pre-deal processes (such as due diligences, valuations, and market research), the coordination of the transaction in the deal phase, and the integration and/or carve-out of the relevant business (unit).

Please see a detailed overview of our services below:

Strategic advisory

  • Formulating business strategy and support of strategic decision-making
  • Identification of value creation levers
  • Market research
  • Business / corporate development support
  • Carve-out and integration planning and realization
  • Creating and coordinating implementation plans to support execution on strategy

Financial advisory

  • Financial modelling
  • Synergy analyses
  • Valuations
  • Financial M&A advice
  • Capital structuring and financing

Legal advisory

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint ventures and minority participations
  • Investments (incl. private equity and other financial investors)
  • Financing
  • General company law
  • Commercial agreements

General advisory

  • Boardroom advice as trusted advisor
  • Acting as independent managing director, supervisory board member, or non-executive director
  • Negotiation of commercial terms
  • Project management


Our way of working is flexible, efficient, and straightforward, which allows us to reach optimal solutions for our clients quickly. We differentiate ourselves by combining high standards of service, competitive pricing, and the personal approach of a small firm.

We believe that investing in long-lasting relationships is the most effective way to guide our clients to continued value creation and sustained competitive advantage, and we are more than happy to put skin in the game by working on the basis of alternative fee structures.

Based on our extensive (technical) knowledge of the acquisition process, the strategic positioning of our clients' competitors, and the key value drivers of the industry, we support our clients through the entire M&A cycle.

In case we are not in the best position to provide advice, we’re happy to engage partners from our network of qualified professional advisors, industry experts, and wide array of strategic and financial parties relevant to the industry.


ARI advisory was established by Aaron. Aaron currently serves in the management team of a fast-growing portfolio company of a Pan-european private equity firm. In this role he actively contributes to the value creation of the group by executing on the company’s buy and build strategy.

Previously, he gained 10 years of experience as strategy consultant, corporate finance advisor and lawyer in the fields of M&A and financing, in which he developed a track-record of successfully completed cross-border (PE backed) M&A transactions and financing transactions for strategic and financial parties (PE) in various sectors, both domestic and international.

ARI Advisory works with a network of professionals and organizations, who can be involved as required based on our clients’ needs.

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