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.
THIERRY HAZEVOETS, PARTNER
Prior to founding Merodis, Thierry was an independent financial consultant, advising European companies in mergers and acquisitions transactions. He worked six years in the Corporate Finance Department of Fortis and five years at ING Barings heading the Belgian research team. Thierry holds a degree in Law from the University of Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium and a degree in Corporate Finance and Financial Analysis at CIAF, Belgium.
PATRICK MICHIELSEN, PARTNER
Before founding Merodis, Patrick had over 5 years of experience at the Private Equity Department of Fortis, where he first developed their Fund of Funds business and then focused on mezzanine and direct investments. Previously he was an equity analyst at both Fortis and ING Barings. Patrick holds a degree in Commercial Engineering from the University of Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium and an MBA from The Fuqua School of Business of Duke University, US.
RODOLPHE BLONDIAU, PARTNER
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.
DIRK MARCKX, PARTNER
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.
ELISABETTA SCANO, ASSOCIATE
Elisabetta joined Merodis in 2014. In her previous experience as a financial analyst at Cross Border, a Milan-based M&A boutique, she had been actively involved in cross border deals for mid-cap Italian companies. Elisabetta holds a Master?s Degree in Banking and Finance from Cattolica University of Milan, Italy.