Trusted advisors for M&A transactions and corporate finance challenges


Real challenges. Real people.

Navarre provides in-depth M&A advisory services during merger & acquisition transactions, the sale or purchase of businesses, and in valuation and financing processes. We also provide recovery, value enhancement and integration services, including day-to-day (interim)management.

Our in-depth industry expertise, our global Terra Corporate Finance Alliance, our strategic partners and the drive and personal skills of our experienced strategic consultants enable us to act as trusted advisor and achieve the best possible results for all parties involved.

Our coverage is worldwide; having sold and bought businesses in Europe, Asia, Australia, Latin America and the US.

Maarten van Hemsbergen
Maarten van Hemsbergen
Menno van Rees Vellinga
Menno van Rees Vellinga

Navarre in short:
A long track record.

Our role differs from strategic M&A advisor, business accelerator, strategy consultant to (interim)CEO, COO, CCO or CFO.

Our assignments are, in terms of money, midsize to large (€5 – €200+ million) and run from months to years.

Navarre also executes and manages recovery, business transformation, value enhancement, business acceleration and integration projects including day-to-day management.

The people behind Navarre have a broad range of in-depth industry knowledge and a long track record in M&A, finance, leadership, deal making, international business, operational excellence, entrepreneurship and accelerating business growth.

M&A Advisory

  • Strategic buy- and sell side mandates
  • Divestments
  • Management Buy-Outs (MBO)
  • Management Buy-Ins (MBI)
  • Family enterprise transfer and succession
  • Enterprise value enhancement
  • Demergers and spin-offs
  • Public mergers and takeovers
  • Joint ventures and strategic alliances
  • Defence preparation and bid defences
  • Corporate governance matters
  • Sales or merger readiness advise
  • Strategic reviews
  • Valuations
  • Fund raising

Debt advisory & Restructuring

  • Refinancing existing debt
  • Supporting acquisitions and funding development
  • Bank, bond, alternative and structured finance
  • Credit ratings
  • Transformational assignments
  • Lender negotiations
  • Recapitalisations
  • Capital raising
  • Exchange offers
  • Distressed M&A and special situations
  • In-court and out-of-court transactions
  • Creditor representation


  • Turn-around management
  • Value enhancement
  • Integration management
  • Business growth acceleration
  • Demand creation
  • Interim management

Investment management

We structure funds and we manage them. We assist you in the assessment of the opportunity, from sourcing to closing of the transaction and the exit.


International Reach

We have long-standing links to larger banking or investment banking ‘boutique’ businesses in different developed and emerging markets. Part of this is reflected in Navarre being one of the founding partners of the global Terra Corporate Finance Alliance. This non-exclusive association was founded in 2002 and offers the international resources of hundreds of investment bankers and M&A advisers operating in the world’s key business centers. The network is comprised of 15 investment banks and corporate advisors with coverage of more than 40 countries worldwide from their offices. Primarily in Europe, the United States, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, India, SE-Asia, China and Asia-Pacific.

The close cooperation among members of the Terra network enables every member to draw on international resources, the knowledge and expertise of all of the other members and exposure to unique acquisition opportunities being handled by members of the network. Each member of the Terra Corporate Finance Alliance brings its local expertise to each transaction, a deep understanding of a variety of industries, connections with the local business community and the ability to transact cross-border transactions.

The Terra Alliance members provide their international corporate finance & debt advisory services in the following countries:

United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxemburg, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary, Romania, Moldova, Poland, Serbia, Russia, Ukraine, Slovakia, Croatia, Bosnia, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Belarus, Albania, Turkey, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Botswana, Mozambique, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya, Algeria, Israel, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Jordan, India, Pakistan, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Brunei, Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Brazil and Argentina.

Visit us in Rotterdam or Dordrecht in The Netherlands!