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Stefaan Festjens | Mergers and Acquisitions Adviser
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Stefaan Festjens
Mergers and Acquisitions Adviser

Profession: Economist Business Consultant

Location Main Office: City // Ghent area | Country // Belgium

Professional Expertise

Business turnaround, Business valuation, Company restructuring, Fund raising, M&A transactions

Experience in Industries, Products & Services

Construction, Food industries, Hospitality, Renewable energy, Retail, Textile

CV Résumé

Stefaan Festjens - educated at the Brussels University(VUB) with final degree in MBA and Master in Economics, Stefaan has worked with Paribas Bank Belgium in Brussels and Ghent for more than 10 years and was Director Belgium for EFBQ (European Foundation for Business Qualification) before starting his own Consulting Business.

He was the founder of Capital Coach sa (Independent Financial Advisor) & BUTTONWOOD Strategy and Finance (Corporate Finance). Capital Coach was certified by Financial Authorities in both Bank- and Insurance services and sold in 2017. BUTTONWOOD Strategy & Finance helps the entrepreneur in the financial execution of his strategic plan. This can be transfer of the company within the family, buying or selling of a company(M&A), looking for finance (Capital Solutions).

Education in brief: VUB / Master Economics; MBA/Diepenbeek at IPO Management School Antwerp

Membership in prof. Associations: 3 (co-founder B19 Ghent:

Countries of Work Experience: Belgium, The Netherlands, France, Luxembourg

Stefaan Festjens joined CBA Cross Border Associates as Consulting Professional in Belgium in August 2020.

Languages spoken

Dutch, French, English


MBA, Master in Economics

Years in Advisory: 20

Accompanied & accomplished deals: 59

Total Transaction Volume: EUR 300,000,000

Personal Achievements

Climb Galibier, Alpe d’Huez, Croix de Fer

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