• Strategy. Change. Innovation.

      Specialists in Mergers & Acquisitions and Business Transformation

    • What We Do

      Our Expertise: Strategy, Change & Innovation


      We advise and support our clients in their M&A journey, guiding them on the M&A process,

      M&A impact analysis, future state design and transformation approach.

      We work with our clients to build sustainable growth

      by integrating strategy development, change management, and innovation capabilities.

      Strategy Development

      We guide you to break out from the competition

      Build-up strategy

      Deal origination in targeted geographies (Europe, APAC)

      Due diligence

      We assist you validating the deal thesis

      ​Pre-deal coordination

      Risk analysis
      Future state and integration plan.

      Culture assessment

      Transition Management

      We engage

      and get you there

      Post M&A integration

      Divestment / TSA management

      Interim management

      Transformation programme

    • Project Portfolio

      Check out our recent projects!

      M&A Advisor


      Consumer goods

      Acquisition and post M&A integration

      Geospatial software

      Post M&A integration

      Logistics and supply chain

      Post M&A integration and carve-out

      Gaming systems

      Post M&A integration

      Online betting

      Post M&A integration

      Online betting

    • Origination

      Cost-effective deal origination to private equity firms and their portfolio companies.​


      We provide a unique sourcing approach to execute buy-and-build strategies

      and facilitate international expansion to lower mid-caps, ranging from €1m-€10m EBIDTA.


      Our services include comprehensive research to identify all relevant target companies, establish an engagement strategy, assistance in conducting due diligence, and planning the future business integration. With our background firmly anchored into business integration, we make sure the deal rationale is validated from start.

      Analysts, join the Owls network!

      Are you experienced in market analysis, target engagement or commercial due diligence? Register your interest to become one of our research analysts on the ground. Current geographies include Europe and APAC.



    • About Us

      Jean Paul Meynard

      Managing Director

      DIY fanatic, novice sailor, cheese lover, wine connoisseur, innovation evangelist and happy dad.
      I am also part shape-shifter, adapting and moving easily between vastly different cultures, and part bridge-builder - designing and erecting robust structures that make two different businesses become one.

      MBA qualified I have a deep interest and knowledge in growth strategy implementation and company-wide transformations, that has borne witness to my significant successes in Europe and APAC as a Business Integration and Carve-out specialist.


      To discuss my work, explore opportunities to grow knowledge together, or obtain a honest feedback on a business idea, let's connect or meet up for coffee (or 🍷 ).

    • Let's partner

      Get assistance to source new targets for build-ups within your portfolio companies.

      Rely on a M&A integration director for your upcoming deal.

      Complement your team with specific M&A integration skills.

      Secure a safe pair of hands to carve out part of your business.


      To book a time for an introductory chat, just drop us a line at


      or pick a convenient time after selecting one of the platforms below.


    • Innovation Portfolio

      Our Moto: the fun starts here!

      With the idea that consultants need to practice what they preach, Imperial Owls has its own venture finance and incubation arm.

      Focusing on disruptive innovations, we aim to change the rules of the game.


      Flash-sales platform for high-street retailers.

      KwikSnapp is an innovative digital sales channel aimed at businesses wishing to boost foot traffic during lull periods, develop local brand recognition, and increase today's sales volume. On this self-managed mobile platform, retailers can advertise day-only promotions and adjust the offers in real-time, based on shoppers’ interest.

      Our app (web, iOS, android) will revolutionise high street retailers capacity to engage on-the-go shoppers through dynamic pricing.

      We bring high-street retailers into the digital age.