Aaron Martinez has over 20 years of experience providing integration, carve-out, and operational due diligence services. Aaron works on transactions with leading private equity firms and companies ranging from closely held businesses to multi-billion-dollar corporations. He is passionate about uncovering value in complex transactions and enabling capabilities that create a competitive advantage for businesses. Aaron has led teams on more than 250 private equity and corporate transactions and uses that knowledge to quickly assess issues and opportunities for M&A. Aaron has extensive expertise across a broad range of industries, including high-tech, healthcare, retail, consumer and industrial products, manufacturing, and distribution.

Aaron leads the firm’s IT Due Diligence services and works with private equity firms on buy, build, and operate strategies. His experience is in conducting technology and business due diligence for platform acquisitions, integrating add-on acquisitions, and improving the operational performance of portfolio companies. His focus in IT due diligence is enabling buyers to make informed decisions about the strategic advantages and limitations of the technology environment. His post-acquisition focus is aligning the company on deal objectives by enabling revenue growth capabilities from sales enablement and operations to the back-office.

Aaron also works with corporate development teams on strategic acquisitions, carve-outs of non-core assets, joint ventures, and strategic alliances.

Prior to joining Stout, Aaron led the integration services for a middle-market M&A advisory firm and held various leadership roles at Big Four firms.