Company Profile 

RD Consulting is an innovative consulting boutique in Stuttgart (Germany) with a focus on Mergers & Acquisitions and Venture Capital. We see ourselves as a full-service consultancy for M&A and Venture Capital transactions and offer our clients comprehensive project solutions. Upon request, we also advise on sub-projects and support our clients with preliminary analysis, due diligence, company value optimization and contract negotiations. 




Our clients include national and international small and medium-sized companies, innovative startups, business angels, family offices, venture capital companies and private equity boutiques.


Mergers & Acquisitions

Manufacturing & Construction Industry 

Trade & Consumer Goods 

Personal Services 


  Health & Beauty  

Venture Capital


Social Media

Online Gaming




Roman Deringer, PhD 

Managing Director and Senior Consultant 

Roman Deringer is founder and managing director of RD Consulting and has more than 10 years of experience in advising and structuring M&A and Venture Capital transactions. Previously, Dr. Roman Deringer worked as a consultant for prestigious legal and tax consultancies, as M&A manager in an international corporate and as an Interim CFO for various FinTech and eCommerce companies. His industry expertise spans the automotive, construction, ecommerce, online marketplaces and online gaming industries. Dr. Roman Deringer studied law and economics (Dipl. iur. oec. univ.) at the University of Augsburg, University of Tasmania (Australia) and Universidad CEU San Pablo (Spain). Subsequently he obtained a PhD in international tax law

Iris Gelpke

Senior Consultant 

Iris Gelpke is a senior consultant and has over 20 years of experience in planning and structuring company succession. Before becoming part of RD Consulting Iris Gelpke worked for various medium-sized companies as a member of the management board, marketing manager, sales manager and key account. Her industry expertise spans the FMCG (food and beverage), services, retail and trade. Iris Gelpke has a Master of Business Administration (MBA), is a business economist (VWA), marketing specialist, certified mediator and holds a certificate NLP/Leadership-Practitioner.

Andreus Aras

Senior Consultant 

Andreus Aras is a senior consultant and has more than 15 years of experience in consulting and managing of international corporate transactions. Starting with strategy analysis, market screening, target approach, negotiations, due diligence, signing, closing and post-merger integration. Prior to his consulting activities, Andreus worked in corporates and medium-sized companies as M&A Manager, VP Corporate Strategy and Head of Corporate Development. His expertise lies in particular in the automotive, craft, construction, hotel and retail industries.
Andreus Aras holds a degree in business administration.

Matthias Henn

Senior Consultant 

Matthias Henn is a senior consultant and has more than 25 years of experience in consulting and structuring corporate processes, company successions and digitalization in the value chain. Before becoming a part of RD Consulting, Matthias Henn worked internationally in corporates and medium-sized companies as a member of the executive board, COO, CFO, business unit manager and project manager. His industry expertise spans the retail, consumer goods, IT/software, services and trade sectors. Matthias Henn holds a degree in business administration, is an IT businessman, and a certified systemic coach.

Petrick Nourd 

M&A Consultant

Petrick Nourd is an M&A consultant with more than 10 years of experience in building and leading companies. Previously, he worked internationally in the area of startup scouting as well as in various startups as a co-founder, CFO and CEO. His industry expertise spans the eCommerce, consumer goods, beverages, automotive and trade sectors.

Petrick Nourd studied law and business administration in Tübingen and Bamberg and holds a nanodegree in Digital Transformation from the AKAD University Stuttgart.

Simon Sagur

Analytical Support 

University of Hohenheim

Giorgia Moretti

Legal Support

University of Tübingen

Niklas Kremslehner

Legal Support

University of Tübingen

Jaqueline Pfeiffer

Administration und Backoffice

Grande Rio University (Brazil)

Advisory Board 

Sami Sagur

CFO and M&A Expert

  • Formel D GmbH
  • FEV Group GmbH
  • Schlecker Group

LaSean Knox-Brown

US Policy Expert

  • Meta Platforms Inc.
  • U.S. Department of State
  • Credit Suisse

Matthew Joehnk

StartUp Ventures Expert

  • Climax Sustainable Capitalism
  • Frog Ventures
  • Orson GmbH
  • Fordings Accelerator

Arne Brutschy

StartUp Ventures Expert

  • Cryptosphere Systems AG
  • RISE Financial Technologies
  • Belgian Bitcoin Association