MEET THE MATTERLINGS

Unwavering commitment to senior execution and insightful, independent advice, based on deep sector knowledge and substantial deal experience.


Rudolf Strittmatter

Founding Partner


Rudi has over 30 years experience in corporate finance advisory with a rigorous focus on European food & drink transactions. He has built up extensive sector expertise and an excellent network of personal contacts in this field. He has been involved in a large number of transactions and worked with many strategic and private equity clients in his career. Before co-founding MATTERLING, amongst others, Rudi spent almost 10 years as Head of M&A Germany with Rabobank, the Dutch bank that is dedicated to global food and agribusiness customers, and was Director and Senior Advisor Food & Beverages in the corporate finance team of Kepler Cheuvreux. Rudi studied in Reutlingen and Paris and holds a diploma in International Economics and Commerce. Rudi speaks German (native), English (fluent) and French (fluent).

Adrian Fröhling

Founding Partner


Adrian has over 14 years experience in corporate finance advisory of which around 5 years dedicated to the food & drink and consumer related sectors. During his career he has been involved in numerous domestic and cross-border transactions, spanning from company successions, corporate divestitures or strategic acquisitions to initial public offerings or capital raisings of emerging growth companies. Before co-founding MATTERLING, Adrian was Managing Director at M&A boutique Pericap AG and Executive Director in the German corporate finance team of Kepler Cheuvreux. He started his career at UBS, later joining the M&A team of RBS (former ABN AMRO Bank). Adrian studied in London, Paris and Frankfurt and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Banking & Finance. Adrian speaks German (native), English (fluent) and French (basic).