11601 W HWY 290
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AUSTIN, TX 78737

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M&A Coach dedicated to helping you

Helping CEOs, owners, and entrepreneurs successfully navigate the challenges of business mergers, acquisitions, and transformations.


No matter where you are in the deal process, I can help.

I am dedicated to helping CEOs, owners, and entrepreneurs successfully navigate the challenges of business mergers, acquisitions, and transformations. 

I bring three decades of leadership experience in Europe, Asia, and North America and have dedicated the last 25 years to guiding individuals and businesses.  I remain happiest when working ‘elbows deep’ alongside you as we work together on challenges and opportunities.


Aleks Szymanski

We are here to help

SKELA is ready help across all the phases of any deal – merger, acquisition, and business transformation.


Are you intrigued by what is involved in selling your business? Or perhaps, you are ready to growth through acquisitions? Let’s talk it through.


Is your strategy to sell the business within a specific timeframe? Let's work together to ensure that you maximize the value from your efforts.


Starting any kind of merger, acquisition, or transformation, events move quickly from NDA, term sheet, and LOI and beyond. Are you ready?


Getting through the due diligence process and the Close can be extraordinarily challenging especially when you’re working to specific deadlines.


Beyond the deal Close there is a bewildering array of deliverables in a world of uncertainty, all underwritten by legal obligations and consequences for non-delivery.


Deals have risks that must be managed and mitigated. Often things go wrong at unexpected times and urgent remedies are needed. Do you have the support you need?

Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.


SKELA [pronounced skel-er] is Aleks’ name, spelt in reverse.  It is a ‘nod’ to a core principle of defining the desired outcome and working backwards to establish the key milestones to get there. When you engage SKELA, you are getting expertise that is:


Aleks has spent 25 years ‘weathering the storms’ of business deals and is poised to use that experience and mindset to help you.

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What people say about us

We’ve helped hundreds of individuals. 

"Aleks is always my first choice sounding board for any business challenge."
Kevin Bolton, y?
Kevin Bolton
Founder, y?
"Aleks is one of the few people who have the vision and foresight to see beyond the now.”
Ian Bonthone, Air Rescue UK
Ian Bonthrone
Managing Director, Air Rescue UK
"Aleks is a rare gem with a ridiculous amount to offer anyone managing a business."
Joe Friedlein, Browser Media
Joe Friedlein
Managing Director, Browser Media

Ready to talk?

Sounds great.  Let’s get together for an initial meeting to better understand your needs and establish how we can help.