Built on a foundation of outstanding level of customer service and years of transactional experience, Merodis has established itself as an highly professional advisor providing services ranging from mergers and acquisitions to sell side advisory services, business sales, valuations and fundraisings to mid-market companies across Belgium and neighbouring countries. Our fully dedicated team of specialists has successfully closed several transactions and has offered effective support to companies and shareholders, by leveraging on long-lasting and proven relationships with strategic and industrial buyers, private equity funds, local and international investors.
Arnaud has been advising listed and non-listed corporates on M&A, fund raising, IR strategy and equity research since 2013. Prior to that, he has close to 20 years of equity markets experience covering Belgian listed corporates and advising institutional investors worldwide. Arnaud worked for top investment banks in London, Paris and Brussels including SBC Warburg, ABN AMRO, ING and Exane BNP Paribas.
His career was focused on Belgian equity research, with top investor survey rankings, and included senior management roles at ING and at Exane. During his career, Arnaud was involved in several IPOs and secondary offerings, writing equity research and pitching the investment cases to investors worldwide. Arnaud teaches Equity Valuation at the University of Lille II (FFBC) and at ICHEC Brussels Management School. He holds a Master in business administration from the Louvain School of Management.
Steven has been active in Equity Markets for almost 20 years. He worked within the Financial Markets departments of major banks in Belgium like ING, BNP Fortis and Belfius, as well as for RBS in London.
Steven has an in-depth knowledge of the investor community within the EU finance ecosystem where he has handled the needs in Equity Cash, Equity Derivatives and Structured Products of every size and all type of account and where he played a key role in the placement of several IPOs and fund raisings. Steven holds a Master degree in Business Engineering from the Catholic University of Leuven.
Dirk joined Merodis in 2012 and previously worked as an Institutional Equity Sales at Piper Jaffray in London. He played a key role in several successful fund raisings and IPO?s. Prior to this, he spent 10 years at ING Financial markets and KBC Securities as a Specialist Equity Sales and Senior Financial Research Analyst. Dirk holds a Master?s degree in Business Engineering and Economics from Solvay Business School and the Corporate Finance and Financial Analysis at CIAF, Belgium.
Before joining Merodis, Rodolphe worked as an investment advisor in the fields of clean technology for a private wealth management firm. Prior to this, he spent three years as an equity research analyst at ING Equity Markets in Brussels where he covered Belgian small and mid caps. Rodolphe holds a Master degree in Business Engineering from Solvay Business School and a degree from Universidad de Deusto, Spain.
Frédéric holds a double degree in Financial Engineering from HEC-Liège and Ghent University. He also engaged in a 6-month exchange program at Kansai Gaidai University in Japan during his Bachelor’s degree. After an internship at Gambit Financial Solutions, a fintech and subsidiary of BNP Paribas Asset Management, Frédéric started his career as a Financial Consultant at TriFinance. During his projects in the financial departments of various companies, he was able to develop his knowledge in corporate finance. He has been part of the Merodis team since 2022.
Eliah finished his studies in Business Administration at KU Leuven in 2022. After a 6-month internship, he joined Merodis on a permanent basis early 2023. To complete his knowledge, he is following an executive program in Corporate Finance and ESG investing at the Ehsal Management School.
Before joining Merodis in 2021, Victor gained internship experience in Investment Banking at ABN AMRO and Nielen Schuman in Amsterdam. Prior to that, he completed an internship in Private Equity at Bencis Capital Partners and an internship in Audit at EY. Victor holds a Master’s degree in Business Economics from the Catholic University of Leuven accompanied by an Extended Master in Finance from Hanyang University in Seoul, South Korea.
Fabian holds a Master’s degree in Commercial Engineering from the Catholic University of Leuven and studied at the Graduate School of Management in Saint Petersburg for one semester. He has been working at Merodis since 2020. Before that, Fabian started his career as a Financial Planner and Analysis Associate at nVent Thermal Management, where he gained insight into the operational functioning of a company and further sharpened his skills in financial analysis.
Sarah holds a Master’s degree in Business Engineering from the Catholic University of Leuven and engaged in a 6-month exchange program in Rio de Janeiro. After her first professional experience as a management consultant at Sia Partners, she gained experience within the private equity team Vendis Capital. Sarah joined Merodis in 2021.