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ARA Advisory is an independent and bespoke financial consultancy, with a focus on providing flexible and hands on finance support to the Private Equity community. Our mission is to develop our clients understanding of the key drivers of value and business performance, by enhancing the clarity of financial and commercial information


We understand the challenges investors and management teams are faced with during the investment cycle of a portfolio company. We provide tangible support to implement the strategic value creation plan, and aid management teams in their decision making process.


We have a wealth of industry experience, having developed successful finance careers in leading blue chip corporates and Private Equity backed businesses. We can help you to better understand the key drivers of value and financial performance, with insightful, timely, and professional reporting and analysis.


Our focus is on building relationships and partnering investors, management teams, and external advisors. Having gained a wealth of experience in the Private Equity environment, we can understand your business from the inside out, and can tailor our services to your management reporting and investor requirements.

What we do

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We provide financial modelling and execution support for a range of strategic transactions in support of growth objectives, including support on Buy and Build deals, Exits, and Refinancing.

Services include:

  • Business plan preparation
  • Bolt on pipeline analysis
  • Buyside and Sellside deal execution and valuation modelling
  • Exit Readiness
  • Purchase accounting
  • Post deal integration / Onboarding of acquisitions
  • Refinancing/Fundraising

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Developing a streamlined and professional finance function, is a key objective for Private Equity CFO’s, in order to provide timely financials and decision making support to both management and investors. We can develop a suite of management reports and decision making tools.

Services include:

  • Medium and long term strategic planning
  • KPI development and Board reporting
  • Budgeting and reforecasting
  • Working capital forecasting / Cashflow modelling
  • Finance Transformation – Aligning BI and Financial data
  • Operational improvements / Portfolio optimisation

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