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Since joining Translink in 2023, I have been able to apply my in-depth knowledge from my Bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting and one year of international business studies in Paris. My experience in corporate banking with a focus on key account clients shaped my analytical and problem-solving skills. Meanwhile, I work on buy- and sell-side deals and support the senior team throughout the deal process.
My career to date has equipped me to quickly and effectively identify the essential aspects of business models and implement them in successful M&A transactions. The close and regular exchange with all project participants is essential for me to achieve optimal results for our clients.
I see it as my task to create good organizational framework conditions and to optimally support my colleagues in the successful implementation of their M&A projects. For this I use the well-established systems and processes and contribute to the continuous improvement of our structures and processes.
I speak fluent German and English. I earned my Master of Science in International Management from the University of Liverpool and have worked as an assistant in various industries in Switzerland and Germany for the past 15 years.
Tanguy has completed around fifty high-level operations on behalf of industrialists, entrepreneurs, and investment funds. He has more than 22 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions and fundraising, with a focus on TMT (technology, media, and telecommunications) and energy and environmental transitions.
His professional background includes working as a partner at EY Corporate Finance and Ricol Lasteyrie CF, where he was involved in M&A (mergers and acquisitions). He has also worked for BNP Paribas and JP Morgan. Tanguy graduated from HEC with a specialization in Strategic Management.
John has worked in the corporate finance industry for over 20 years including in M&A at a top six firm, as an investment professional at a private equity house and now at Translink Corporate Finance.
He enjoys advising a wide variety of business owners, management teams and financial institutions on a range of corporate transactions and strategies. Since joining Translink Corporate Finance John has been responsible for the successful delivery of several domestic and cross-border disposals and fund raisings including for a building products business which enabled transformational growth.
John spends his downtime either walking his dog Doris with his family, or road cycling in the peak district.
Andy has been providing corporate finance advice to owner managed businesses for well over a decade both within Baker Tilly’s M&A and Private Equity team and now at BHP Corporate Finance. He has substantial experience in advising directors, shareholders and management teams on many areas of strategy including corporate finance, acquisitions and exit/succession strategies for owner-managers. Andy won the Emerging Dealmaker award at the 2016 Insider Yorkshire Dealmakers Awards. He is a member of our food industry group, having closed several transactions in this sector.
Andrew has extensive experience of M&A, accountancy and financial analysis including significant exposure to both UK and international cross border buy and sell-side deals, having spent several years as a Corporate Financier with Translink UK CF and the ‘Big 4’ firms KPMG and EY. In addition, he has years of invaluable industry experience in the Energy, Technology and Engineering markets.
He has also attained Master of Arts degrees in both Accountancy and Finance and in Economics from the University of Aberdeen. Andrew is dedicated to supporting Translink’s global client base on all aspects of their M&A, fundraising and growth strategies, helping to achieve and maximise value for the owners, businesses and investors that we work for. Andrew is also a member of our TMT, Automotive and Energy & Environment industry groups and is actively involved in transactions in these sectors.
Don has over 20 years’ corporate finance experience. He joined BHP Corporate Finance in 2006 having previously worked in the corporate finance teams at EY, KPMG and PwC. He has a wide range of transaction experience, in advising both private and quoted businesses, specialising in corporate M&A, buyouts and lead advisory services. Don has particular expertise in working with shareholders and management teams of private companies, helping them maximise value through competitive processes, many of which are international in nature. Don has transacted across a broad variety of sectors but he has a particular interest in manufacturing, engineering and technology. Don is a founder holder of the ICAEW’s Corporate Finance Qualification. He is a member of our industrials and health industry groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
Stuart is a Partner in Translink UK and has over 25 years of experience of global sell and buy side deals. A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, Stuart qualified with Ernst & Young, the ‘Big 4’ accounting firm, where he commenced his Corporate Finance career.
Stuart established an independent M&A practice in 2004 that is now part of Translink Corporate Finance UK serving both UK and international clients on sales, acquisitions, buy-outs and carve-outs, helping achieve the strategies of entrepreneurs, family owned businesses, private equity backed businesses and listed companies. He is the head of Translink’s Global Automotive Group, having closed numerous transactions in this sector and is also active in Healthcare, TMT and Industrials Sectors.
Since transferring into BHP Corporate Finance in 2006 having graduated from the University of Sheffield with a BA in Mathematics, Kevin has worked on a range of transactions including acquisitions, disposals and management buy-outs. He has particular experience of working within the engineering and manufacturing sectors. He takes great pleasure in working closely with his clients, developing strong relationships and helping them achieve their ultimate aspirations. Kevin is a holder of the ICAEW’s Corporate Finance qualification. He is a member of our food industry group, having closed several transactions in this sector.
With around 20 years of Corporate Finance experience, Hamish joined BHP Corporate Finance in 2012 after starting his career at EY and then a UK national firm. He has a reputation of delivering outstanding results for his clients whilst providing them with great strategic insight and innovative solutions to problems. His focus is on businesses in the mid-market arena, involved in a range of transactions from acquisitions and disposals to management buy-outs. Hamish’s presence has proven pivotal in a variety of deals. Hamish is also the Joint Managing Partner of the wider BHP practice. He is a member of our IT industry group, having closed several transactions in this sector.
Jamie is a partner at Provantage CF and has over 25 years of experience in the corporate finance world, gained at some of the most successful global corporate finance practices including Catalyst Corporate Finance/Alantra and GCA Altium/Houlihan Lokey.
He has worked with a wide range of business types – from owner managers to private equity backed businesses through to large corporates – always focused on delivering an outstanding outcome for the client. He is part of the TMT team with a particular focus on software, IT Services and tech-enabled services – completing multiple transactions in this space over the last 10 years.
With broad experience in M&A, Maurits’s career has seen him practice Dutch Corporate Recovery & Insolvency law at a top-five law firm. Furthermore, he has been involved in advising company owners and boards of directors on a wide range of Dutch and Flemish cross-border M&A deals, such as disposals, acquisitions, and buy-outs. He is a non-executive director of several private companies and foundations. Maurits studied at the University of Amsterdam, with a degree in Business Law and Business Administration. He is a member of our M&A Logistics and Automotive groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
David began his storied career in 1982 with KPMG in Frankfurt before joining Price Waterhouse as a Manager in their Milan and New York offices. Following Price Waterhouse, he joined AWT, Inc. (Veolia Environnement) as Group Controller. Before founding Strempel & Partners, the predecessor firm to Translink Strempel & Company, he was Co-owner and Managing Director of Informed Sources Ltd. He also held senior roles at America Online (AOL), Bertelsmann, and BMG International. He is a qualified accountant (CPA) who speaks English, Italian, and German. He is a member of our M&A TMT group, having closed several transactions in this sector.
With over 15 years of corporate finance and private equity experience in emerging markets, John has executed countless transactions in Africa, China, and India. Before joining Translink, he was the Africa manager for a London-listed Sino-India-based private equity fund and partner in an emerging market-focused private equity fund in China, Africa, and India. He also built and exited two successful technology start-ups. He has executed transactions in the technology, industrial, media, renewable energy, and natural resource sectors. He is fluent in English and Afrikaans and is currently learning Mandarin. He is a member of our M&A IT, M&A Food and M&A Logistics groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
Tero’s experience in corporate finance and advisory is vast. Before founding Translink Finland, he worked as an Investment Manager at the firm PCA Infocom Finance Oy. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Translink International AG, which coordinates the Translink group’s international operations. Tero holds an M.Sc. (Tech.) from the University of Tampere and an MBA from Virginia Tech. He is a member of our M&A Automotive and M&A IT groups and has closed several transactions in these sectors.
EPS specializes in engineering design, commissioning, start up, and maintenance testing for utility, industrial, transit, data centers, and commercial facilities.
H.A.R.T. provides testing, maintenance and repairs on all electrical apparatus.
Electric Power Systems (EPS) has acquired H.A.R.T. High Voltage Apparatus Repair and Testing Co.
Advisor to the buyer
Norrhydro is a Finnish company specialized in modern intelligent linear motion solutions through digital hydraulics for mobile machinery.
Executing growth strategy, including acquisitions and international expansion
Offering was highly oversubscribed, and attracted approximately 12 000 investors.
Advisor to issuer
Jacques-Henri is an M&A professional with extensive experience in both buy-side and sell-side transactions. He began his career with MK Finance (Deloitte) back in the mid-2000s. Over the past years, he has advised many transactions in the building and construction sectors and the aeronautic industry among others. Jacques-Henri co-founded Financiere Monceau in 2011. He is a member of our automotive, industrials and logistics industry groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
João has more than 30 years of experience in the areas of Private Equity and Corporate Finance, advising Portuguese and international clients in capital raising deals, financial restructurings, privatisations, and cross-border M&A transactions. Before founding Translink Finance Setting, he was Head of Corporate Finance for Portugal at BNP Paribas and worked for other Portuguese and international financial institutions. He holds an Industrial Engineering MSc. from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal) and speaks Portuguese, English, French and Spanish. João is a member of our IT and logistics industry groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
Mikołaj has over 10 years of experience in M&A advisory, previously working for the international consulting companies KPMG and Grant Thornton. He graduated from the Poznań University of Economics and holds a master’s degree in capital investments and financial strategies of enterprise. Mikołaj also graduated from ISCTE in Lisbon focusing on Corporate Finance. He is a member of our logistics and IT industry groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
Maciej has over twenty years of experience in equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, as well as market entry strategies for foreign investors. Before founding Holon Consultants in 2002, he was a Manager in a British management consultancy company – Central Europe Trust. He held UNIDO lectures and training programmes for Polish companies. He graduated in Physics from the Jagiellonian University in Cracow and Heidelberg University. He holds a PhD in Nuclear Physics. He completed his post-graduate studies in the World Economy Department at Warsaw School of Economics. Maciej is keen on fine-art photography both as photographer and collector. He is a member of our food, logistics and health industry groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
Marcela has extensive experience in M&A transactions and financial consultancy, focused in corporate finance. During the last years she has been involved in various financial transactions exceeding US$ 3 billion. She holds a BA in Business Administration (Universidad de Chile), and is post graduated in Top Mgmt Program from ESE Business School (IESE/Harvard related BS). Marcela is also member of the first Dispute Board for public concessions for the Chilean Government and for years was Managing Partner at Link Capital, a Financial Advisory firm. Top Female Executive nominated 2013 by Who’s Who organization, Marcela is fluent in Spanish and English
Alejandro, co-founder and partner of SFA Consultores, has extensive experience in Mergers & Acquisitions. He has collaborated in transactions in the range of US$7 MM to US$450 MM in industries such as pharmaceutical, trading, ports, direct sales, mining, financial services, IT, software and health. Before founding SFA Consultores, he was vice-president of Mergers and Acquisitions at Grupo Financiero Bancomer. Alejandro has an MBA from ITAM and he has a B.S. in actuarial sciences from Universidad Anáhuac México Sur. He speaks Spanish, English and French
IT – Proptech/Cleantech
Norvestor is a leading private equity firm focusing on mid-market buyouts in the Nordic region with offices in Oslo, Stockholm, Helsinki, Copenhagen, and Luxembourg.
Smartvatten is a rapidly growing water management service company with +40 full-time employees, and operations stretching across Finland, Germany, Sweden, BENELUX, and the U.S.
Strengthen Smartvatten’s position in existing markets and accelerate the company’s international expansion.
A fund advised by Norvestor Advisory AS has signed an agreement to acquire the majority of the shares in Envera Ltd., the company behind the market-leading Smartvatten® solution.
Advisor to the seller
Industrials – Logistics
Staci is a European specialist in picking and fulfilment since 1989. The company offers innovative B2B and B2C logistics solutions.
Move Elevator GmbH is a leading player in the space for complex POS logistics and IT-related services.
Staci is further expanding its presence in the German market.
Staci purchased 100% of move elevator GmbH. Rationale for transaction: Further expanding its presence in the German market.
Media and Communication
BTI Studios is one of the leading companies for the localization of media content and provides localization services for broadcasters, film studios, VoD platforms and distributors.
Berliner Synchron GmbH is one of the largest dubbing companies in Germany.
Add-on investment as part of BTI’s buy and build strategy.
BTI Studios has acquired the German dubbing studio Berliner Synchron GmbH.
Adesso SE is one of the leading IT service providers in the German-speaking region. With approximately 5,600 employees and currently 41 locations, the company offers tailor-made IT solutions for well-known companies.
Hauertmann IT Consulting was founded in 2005 by the passionate software architect Michael Hauertmann and has been run as a family business ever since. Hauertmann is the German market leader in the area of SAFe/SCRUM. With its 45 experts, the company is a sought-after partner throughout Germany.
Age-related company succession and securing jobs
Adesso SE acquires Hauertmann IT Consulting.s.
WIENERS+WIENERS GmbH is a leading provider of premium translation services, proofreads and adaptations and a portfolio company of the GEP IV Fund, advised by ECM).
LÓPEZ-EBRI Fachübersetzungen GmbH is a leading provider of professional translation services.
Add-on investment as part of ECM’S buy and build strategy.
WIENER + WIENERS acquired 100% of the shares in the translation services provider LÓPEZ-EBRI.
Districon, a portfolio company of the NuCom Group (ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE), is a leading provider of OTC products
Zirkulin health brand, created in 1930, includes more than 40 products of diverse applications. Products are available in leading German drugstore chains and pharmacies.
The owners of roha Arzneimittel GmbH reviewed their long-term strategy and decided to invest in other portfolio brands.
Possehl is a group of companies headed by a lean management holding, L. Possehl & Co. mbH, with sole shareholder the charitable Possehl-Foundation with its seat in Lübeck.
Etipack is a leading specialist manufacturer of labelling and coding systems for pressure-sensitive labels in Italy.
Etipack will be part of Possehl Identification Solution division
Possehl acquires 100% of Etipack SpA
Schmidt & Bethge GmbH is an estate agent and property management company founded in 1912 and based in Hamburg
Richard Großmann KG is a group of companies with activities in the field of property management and real estate brokerage based in Hamburg
Implementation of a sustainable succession plan for the group’s customers and employees
Schmidt & Bethge GmbH acquires 100% of Richard Großmann KG
Smartvatten is a water management service company with offices in Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany, and Norway. Smartvatten remotely monitors, measures, and analyzes water consumption and provides leak detection and water efficiency services
VertoNordic Oy is a manufacturer of high-quality apartment level water metering systems with more than 35 years experience, headquartered in Sastamala, Finland.
Smartvatten expands its service from main water meters to submeters, helping its customers fulfill the EU requirements for consumption-based billing and enhancing the accuracy of its leak detection system even further.
Smartvatten has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in VertoNordic Oy, leading provider of apartment level water metering systems.
Private equity investor
Manufactures and sells floating marinas, floating piers, breakwaters and accessories. Largest market in Sweden, but sell all over northern Europe. Manufacturing based in northern Germany
100% of shares acquired from the 2 owners
The Convivo group is a service provider in the healthcare market with a focus on the nursing sector.
Roha arzneimittel GmbH manufactures and markets pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, medical devices and food supplements.
Streamlining of the Roha Group portfolio.
Convivo group has acquired several legal entities from Roha group of companies.
United Kingdom, Germany
The Watermill Press is a logistical labelling specialist providing the development and manufacture of logistical labels.
To add logistical labelling specialism to the Identification Solutions business unit.
Possehl has acquired a majority stake in the Watermill Press.
Austria, Belgium, Germany
INVEST EQUITY Management Consulting GmbH, based in Vienna, is a PE company focusing on buyouts and expansion capital. The acquisition enables the MBI management to contribute with its expertise and network to IKA’s business area and expansion.
Floridienne SA invests in companies which are market leaders in their respective niche segment. The group is active in the three divisions food, life science and chemicals. Their portfolio company IKA Innovative Kunststoffaufbereitung GmbH & Co. KG develops, produces, and supplies stabilizers for the PVC industry, mainly producers of window profiles, foamed profiles, and plastic pipes.
The acquisition enables the MBI management to contribute with its expertise and network to IKA’s business area and to drive IKA’s expansion.
Floridienne Group, an industrial Investment Holding, sells their shares in IKA Innovative Kunststoffaufbereitung to INVEST EQUITY Management Consulting, an Austrian private equity company.
Javier has wide experience in International Banking; representing foreign Banks and Financial institutions during the last 15 years, and performing tasks in Private Banking, Corporate Finance, Structural Financing of International trade and Investment Banking activities. Javier represented Bank von Ernst of Switzerland in Peru, and the Private Bank of HypoVereinsbank (today Unicredit), fulfilling functions of Financial Institutions, Corporate and Export Credit Agencies (ECAs). Javier studied Economy in the Universidad del Pacifico, and he did an International Bank and Corporate Financing expertise in Munich, Germany. Javier speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Canada, United States
American Trailer Rental Group, a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners, is a leading provider of short-term trailer rentals for storage, cartage and over the road applications.
Headquartered in Canada, Smart-way Trailer Rentals industrial storage and over the road cartage trailers.
American Trailer Rental Group, a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners, acquired Smartway Trailer Rentals.
Fantic Motor is a leading Italian brand of Motorcycles.
Motori Minarelli, part of the Yamaha Group is one of the leading and historical Italian companies engaged in the production of engines for motorcycles.
The acquisition provides Fantic with a top-level platform for production of engines.
Fantic Motor has acquired 100% of Motori Minarelli.
Solinest is a French leader in the distribution of mass-market products.
TooGood is a French brand of healthy snacks.
Reinforcement of their position on the market of healthy food.
Solinest acquired TooGood
UKs largest Automotive adaptations Group
Automotive adaptations manufacturer
American Trailer Rental Group, a portfolio company of Milton Street Capital, is a leading provider of short-term trailer rentals for storage, cartage and over the road applications.
Headquartered in Montgomery, AL, Ala-Ga Trailer Leasing is a provider of trailer leasing services.
American Trailer Rental Group, a portfolio company of Milton Street Capital, acquired Ala-Ga Trailer
Symbia Logistics is dedicated to logistics and e-commerce
IDC is a leader in third-party logistics (3PL) and e-commerce fulfillment services
Help to better serve the U.S. market more effectively and efficiently
iD Commerce + Logistics (IDC) has been acquired by Symbia Logistics
Crash Champions is a growing multi-location collision repair operator with a strong market position in the Midwest.
Translink advised Crash Champions, LLC in connection with its growth capital raise
Advisor to the company
Mevis is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of metal components for the automotive sector
Euromeccanica is active in stamping and sheet metal processing
Creation of a highly-integrated Group ready to go public by 2020
EDEN Auto owns 82 car dealers in the south west of France. The group generated revenues of 910m€ in 2018
PIGEON owns 12 car dealers in the south west of France with leading position of brands such as Nissan and Opel. The groupe generated 135m€ of sales in 2018
Consolidation of the market
Acquisition of 100% of the shares
OneCollection is a manufacturer of designed furniture with sales worldwide.
Schou Andersen is a manufacturer of furniture to the care-market, primarily in Denmark and Norway.
Schou Andersen was sold to OneCollection
RCM is a distributor of the 5 Toyota, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Bénéteau brands.
GGE is the main distributor and repairer in Ile-de-France region for the Mercedes-Benz and Smart brands.
Reinforce the position in the market in France and Europe
RCM acquires 100% of GGE.
Alberto Oculista is one of Portugal’s largest independent optical retailers, owning more than 70 own stores.
Opticenter is an optical retailer operating 34 owned and franchised stores in Portugal.
Consolidation in the domestic market.
Alberto Oculista acquired Opticenter.
McKee Foods Corporation, a family bakery, is a privately-held company In addition to Little Debbie, McKee Foods’ brands include Sunbelt Bakery® snacks and cereals and Fieldstone® bakery food products.
Prairie City Bakery offers more than 125 varieties of individually-wrapped and bulk food service products
Prairie City Bakery Company was sold to McKee Foods Corporation
Mr. Kelly joined Dinan & Company in 1995. Mr. Kelly has contributed to the significant growth of the firm and became a Principal in 1999. In his role as Executive Vice President, he is involved in various management and strategic planning roles in addition to working with high level strategic and financial clients. Prior to joining Dinan & Company, Mr. Kelly was an Investment Manager for The Foundation Companies, where he was responsible for private equity investments in real estate and operating companies. Previously, Mr. Kelly was an industrial/investment specialist with Grubb & Ellis Company, a leading commercial properties firm. Mr. Kelly holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Arizona State University.
Mr. Calderone joined Dinan & Company in 2003. He spent his first 3 years at Dinan & Company in the Firm’s Deal Origination Group where he sourced over 300 proprietary deals. He was then promoted to Principal and joined the Firm Investment Banking Group, where he focuses his time on helping clients execute on their acquisition search strategies. Mr. Calderone has experience in a variety of industries including; technology, healthcare, transportation and business services. Prior to joining Dinan & Company, Mr. Calderone was an Account Executive at Citistreet, L.L.C., a financial planning firm, where he worked with individual investors to develop strategies for retirement and estate planning, as well as portfolio selection and management. Previously, Mr. Calderone was a Senior Investment Specialist with Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., as well as a Financial Advisor with American Express Financial Advisors. Mr. Calderone holds a B.S. in Finance from Arizona State University and is a CFA charter holder.
Lisa B. Kaufman has been an advisor in Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity transactions for over 25 years. She is responsible for leading all aspects of engagements for the firm. Prior to joining Dinan Capital Advisors, Ms. Kaufman served as Managing Director of leading New York and Chicago based middle market M&A firms and as Managing Partner of Northlight Capital, where she led the firm’s consumer products, food and beverage and ecommerce/technology teams.Prior to Northlight, she co-founded and served as EVP of Strategy and Acquisitions for a leading national technology company where she raised $250 million in capital. Previously, she co-founded Bank of America’s mergers and acquisitions group (then Continental Bank) and served as Managing Director and Group Head of Bank of America’s Initiated Transactions Group where she advised corporate and private equity clients on divestitures, exclusive sales and acquisitions. She co-founded Deloitte’s first US M&A business in Chicago and began her career in Deloitte’s London office where she advised on cross-border M&A transactions. Ms. Kaufman holds a Masters of Business Administration with Honors from the University of Chicago-Booth School of Business and a Bachelors in Business Administration with Distinction from the University of Michigan-Ross School of Business.
Mr. Negi is the Country Manager for Dinan & Company in India. He leads our India operations and also heads Dinan Research Services. Mr. Negi comes with several years of industry experience at various Management Consulting firms. Prior to joining Dinan & Company, Mr. Negi played a critical role in developing the Knowledge Management practice at Egon Zehnder International. He was instrumental in rolling out and managing business intelligence services out of the Egon Zehnder’s shared services center. Previously he was with the Chicago based boutique firm, Gerson Lehrman Group, and was also part of the pilot team of Heidrick & Struggle’s knowledge management center in India. Through his career, Mr. Negi has worked with Clients in India, the US and Europe and has also written several reports on topics such as innovation, diversity, gaming and the casino industry in Asia, human capital trends, compensation trends of board members etc. Mr. Negi holds a B.B.A. degree with HR & Finance specialization and a Law Degree from the University of Delhi.
Michael A. Pucci has a decade of experience providing Merger & Acquisition Advisory services to leading Entrepreneurs, Private Companies, and Private Equity Groups. As a Associate Director, he is responsible for managing all aspects of client engagements for the firm. Prior to joining Dinan Capital Advisors, Mr. Pucci was a Associate Director in the Investment Banking Group of Dinan & Company, an investment bank that specializes in strategic consulting and buy-side M&A Advisory services to Private Equity Groups and Strategic Acquirers. At Dinan he was responsible for new business development, and leading client engagements across the Business Services, Healthcare, Education, Consumer Products and Industrial Products & Services verticals. Previously, Michael was an Associate with Wells Fargo, where he was responsible for new business development and managing the investment, banking, and credit relationships of a portfolio of high-net-worth individuals and middle market businesses. Mr. Pucci earned a B.S. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin.
Prior to joining Dinan & Company in 2005, Ms. Martinez was President of CARA Corp., an IT Consulting/Staffing firm. She organized and executed a successful management buyout from Spiegel in 1996, later selling the company to Affiliated Computer Services (now Xerox), and remaining as an executive with the organization. Ms. Martinez was involved with the sale of the IT Services division in 2000 to Monster Worldwide, a major internet/human capital management organization. She helped facilitate add-on acquisitions and participated in post-merger integrations. Prior to CARA, Ms. Martinez was employed in various marketing positions with Texas Instruments and NCR Corp. Ms. Martinez received her MBA from George Washington University, and holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.
Mr. Jacobs is a Principal in the Investment Banking Group, responsible for managing multiple client engagements across the healthcare, industrial, specialty business services and consumer/retail industries. Prior to joining Dinan & Company in 2005 as an Associate in the Deal Origination Group, Mr. Jacobs was an Associate with J.P. Morgan Chase, where he provided private banking and lending services. Mr. Jacobs received an MBA, magna cum laude, from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, and holds a B.S. with Honors in International Politics and Economics from the University of Utah.
Robert A. Ullman has been an advisor in Merger & Acquisition, Private Equity, Venture Capital and Turnaround and Restructuring transactions for over fifteen years. He is responsible for leading all aspects of engagements for the firm. Prior to joining Dinan Capital Advisors, Mr. Ullman was employed by Navigant Capital Advisors, LLC the dedicated investment bank of Navigant Consulting (NYSE:NCI) as Vice President and Associate Director – Investment Banking and Restructuring. At Navigant he was the lead investment banker serving the West Coast focused on IT Software and Services, Energy, Healthcare and regulated Financial Institutions among other verticals. Mr. Ullman has a broad background in addition to Investment Banking, having worked as a design engineer and project manager, executive Chairman of a global, venture backed software company, and CFO of a well-known branded consumer products company. Mr. Ullman holds a Masters of Business Administration, with High Honors, from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College and a B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Robert A. Ullman has been an advisor in Merger & Acquisition, Private Equity, Venture Capital and Turnaround and Restructuring transactions for over fifteen years. He is responsible for leading all aspects of engagements for the firm. Prior to joining Dinan Capital Advisors, Mr. Ullman was employed by Navigant Capital Advisors, LLC the dedicated investment bank of Navigant Consulting (NYSE:NCI) as Vice President and Associate Director – Investment Banking and Restructuring. At Navigant he was the lead investment banker serving the West Coast focused on IT Software and Services, Energy, Healthcare and regulated Financial Institutions among other verticals. Mr. Ullman has a broad background in addition to Investment Banking, having worked as a design engineer and project manager, executive Chairman of a global, venture backed software company, and CFO of a well-known branded consumer products company. Mr. Ullman holds a Masters of Business Administration, with High Honors, from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College and a B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.M
Mr. Gerlacher has been an advisor in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and restructurings for over 25 years. Mr. Gerlacher specializes in industry verticals including energy, diversified industrials and healthcare. He is responsible for leading all aspects of engagements for the firm. Prior to joining Dinan Capital Advisors, Mr. Gerlacher was a Director in Merrill Lynch’s Energy Group and was a Managing Director and the head of the Energy M&A groups at BMO Capital Markets and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. During his career, he has been instrumental in over 75 completed strategic transactions for clients in a wide variety of industries. Mr. Gerlacher received a BBA degree, Magna Cum Laude, in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA, High Honors, from the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University.
Since joining Dinan Capital Advisors in 2005 Mr. Downing has advised on a wide variety of middle market merger, acquisition and capital raising transactions across multiple industries including: Enterprise Software, IT Enabled Services, Financial Services, Industrial Manufacturing & Distribution, Consumer Products and Healthcare. He is responsible for leading all aspects of client engagements for the firm. Prior to joining Dinan, Mr. Downing was employed as an Equity Research Analyst for StockVal, a subsidiary of Reuters (now Thompson Reuters Corporation), providing equity research, analytics and valuation products to institutional investors. Previously, Mr. Downing worked with a private investment group where he was responsible for originating, analyzing and trading investment grade commercial real estate whole loans through the secondary market. Mr. Downing began his career with American Express Financial Advisors. Mr. Downing holds a B.S. in Business Administration with dual concentrations in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the University of the Pacific in California.
Mal is an experienced CEO having led businesses such as Maytag, Strongform and Camfil. Previously Mal held senior roles with 3M, Southcorp Appliances and Southcorp Wines. Mal’s business experience includes both corporate and private equity spanning a broad range of industries including industrial products, consumer appliances, wine, retail and import distribution. Mal was the founding CEO of Strongform and partnered with ANZ Private Equity to complete several acquisitions. Mal has a strong track record of growing businesses organically and through acquisition having completed numerous acquisitions throughout his career. Mal has a Dip. Accounting, a Dip. Marketing and an MBA.
Mohit has over a decade of middle-market M&A experience across multiple industry sectors. He joined Dinan & Company in 2004 and was instrumental in establishing Dinan Research Services (DRS), the firm’s India based research subsidiary. Mohit currently leads Dinan’s international expansion efforts, while also providing strategic support and direction to DRS, where he manages the execution of research projects for strategic and financial clients across all industry sectors. Mohit received his MBA, with honors and distinction, from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, and his undergraduate degree in Economics from the Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University. He is a member of our automotive and health industry groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
Together is a family office specialized in food supplements.
The company is located in Europe and China, it deals with 80 products in more than 1,000 drug stores in France.
Acquisition of a majority stake
SunteckTTS is one of the largest freight brokerage firms in the U.S.
HA Logistics offers transportation services and solutions
Expansion of client service offering
SunteckTTS, a Comvest Partners portfolio company has acquired HA Logitics, Inc.
BLG Logistics Group and MOSOLF Group are leading international logistics operators.
Motoliner is a logistics company focused on the transportation of motorcycles in Brazil.
Strategic divestment of the motorcycle transportation business in Brazil.
The Unsworth Family are a UK based family with interests in companies engaged in the production of food and beverages for retail.
Geary’s Bakery are a leading supplier of award-winning artisan breads supplying to supermarket retailers and food manufacturers.
Unsworth Family has acquired an undisclosed majority stake in Geary’s Bakeries. Jason Geary will retain a significant equity stake in Geary’s
Hilit is a co-founder and partner at ‘Head-On Marketing & Business Navigation’, a leading Israeli firm advising companies and organizations in M&A transactions (sell-side and buy-side), growth strategies, sales and marketing and business development. She has over 20 years’ management consultancy and corporate finance experience. Hilit has expertise in accompanying and leading management teams in strategic change processes in organizations. She is a member of our food, IT and logistics industry groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
Ross is the founder of Mergers & Acquisitions 25 years ago. He had previously held senior positions in sales and marketing with a number of world leading companies and worked out of the UK, South Africa and Australia.
Following accounting and legal studies, Ross started one of Australia’s largest business broking operations that he later sold to a public listed company. He has also been the initiator of both a franchised food company with several outlets as well as the founder of a business matching start up companies, with seed capital investors, called Equity Match.
Ross has attended conferences around the world on subjects that impact upon the M&A industry and has been a regular lecturer and trainer on the subject.
Jeff is a member of CPA Australia, has a Bachelor of Business Degree and a Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance and Investment.
He has a strong background in commerce including around 16 years in senior Accounting, Finance and Company Secretarial positions in a number of public listed companies. These were involved in mining, exploration, resources services, merchant banking, stockbroking, insurance broking, R&D and manufacturing.
Jeff has a great deal of experience in public company takeovers and large business sales and acquisitions, and valuations across a wide range of industries.
Jeff has been with Mergers & Acquisitions for 15 years and specialises in large business sales across all industries.
Prior to founding Dinan & Company in 1988, Mike was employed by Young, Smith & Peacock, Inc., a NYSE member investment banking and brokerage firm, as Vice President – Corporate Finance in its Investment Banking Division, where he was involved in mergers and acquisitions, private placements, valuation analyses and other securities-related transactions. Previously, he worked for Angerman Incorporated, a West German investment banking firm, specializing in cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Prior to that, he served as a Legislative Analyst for the Arizona State Senate Appropriations Committee. Mike holds a B.S., magna cum laude, in both Economics and International Business from Arizona State University.
Mr. Hawley is a Principal in the Investment Banking Group, responsible for managing multiple client engagements. Mr. Hawley has experience in a variety of industries including: energy, technology, healthcare, transportation and business services. Mr. Hawley is also responsible for assisting in the management of Dinan Valuation Services. In this capacity, Jason handles valuation of public and private companies, financial institutions, employee stock ownership plans, and other corporate entities. Prior to joining Dinan and Company in 2008, Mr. Hawley was responsible for providing wealth management services for a major financial services firm. Mr. Hawley received a Master’s Degree in Financial Risk Management from the Stern Business School at New York University, a B.A. in Mathematics from Arizona State University, and holds a Certified Valuation Analyst designation.
Mr. Reichard is Director of Business Development where he focuses on new client development. Prior to joining Dinan & Company in 2000 as an Origination Associate and subsequently promoted to Vice President, Mr. Reichard was a Senior Associate for an M&A intermediary firm where he was recognized as Associate of the Year. During his tenure there, Mr. Reichard successfully completed several deals. He also played a vital role in business development of new industries for the firm. Mr. Reichard holds a B.A. in Sociology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Eduardo joined BAMA on 2012 as an Associate Partner and has extensive experience in the Financial Industry covering the Latin American market. Prior to joining BAMA, Eduardo held managerial positions and developed a successful business in various institutions such as Banco Santander, Lehman Brothers, American Express Bank, London & Capital and Global Investor Services. He also founded some independent advisory firms to cater to the independent advisor throughout the Latin American region providing a trading platform for them to develop their business. He holds a MBA in Finance from Bentley University in Boston, Massachusetts (USA) and speaks English, Spanish and is proficient in German.
Jose, associate partner of B.A.M&A has a vast experience both as Regional Director in Multinational companies (Grupo Bertelsmann, DuPont and Grupo Carvajal) and as entrepreneur with his own company as representative of several US and European Companies focused to the Packaging printing sector;he has joined B.A.M&A since December 2014 ;he holds a diploma of Industrial Engineer from Universidad Javeriana , master degree in Finance from Universidad de los Andes and several other Marketing courses from American Universities. He speaks fluently Spanish, English and Portuguese.
Rafael has many years of experience as investment banker and corporate finance advisor. He has been working independently and for Inversiones Filigrana, Partner Valfinanzas (Investment banking boutique), SAB Miller PLC as Regional Integration Director and Grupo Empresarial Bavaria as Regional Planning Director. In 2013 he joined B.A.M&A as Associate Partner. Rafael is fluent in English and Spanish.
Horacio, Managing Director of Translink Corporate Finance in Mexico and Managing Partner of SFA Consultores, has extensive experience in Mergers & Acquisitions. He pioneered and led for six years the Mergers and Acquisitions division of Grupo Financiero Bancomer, the largest Mexican financial services group. Then, in 1997, Alejandro Frías and him founded SFA Consultores, a financial advisory firm. He has collaborated in transactions in the range of US$10 MM to US$700 MM in industries such as power generation, pharmaceutical, trading, ports, direct sales, mining, financial services, IT, software and health. He has a Postgraduate degree in Economics and Statistics from American University (Washington) and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He studied a B.A. Social Science at ITAM
Cecilia has extensive experience in Corporate finance. She has been working as Director at Darwin Capital Markets, Miami, Senior Consultant at Coutts Bank, Miami, VP Corporate Finance at Centrica Securities, Miami, VP Corporate Finance Latin America at ING Barings, New York, and within the Management Information Consulting Division of Arthur Andersen, Lima Peru. Cecilia joined B.A.M&A in 2010 as Associate Partner. She is a U.S.A., Peruvian and Swiss citizen, and fluent in English and Spanish.
Manuel has been working for more than 10 years as Managing Director in Latin America, leading organizations and high performance food and beverage industry teams, achieving consistently growth and profitability goals. He has extensive experience in setting up companies, developing new markets and introducing new concepts and products at international level. He has been working in the Investment Banking and Mergers & Acquisitions area for many years. Manuel is fluent in English and Spanish.
Daniel served as professional and executive in areas of corporate finance, investments, projects and taxes, and later as a member in several Boards of Directors in companies such as Distribuidora Ancap SA (DASA), Teledoce Televisora Larrañaga SA, Laboratorios Roemmers SA, Zonamerica Ltd, Equital Televisora (Cable), Terminal Cuenca del Plata SA. Uruguayan Delegate at the World Economic Forum in Davos (Switzerland) from 1997 to 2002 Academic Activity: Chair of Corporate Finance in Universidad Catolica del Uruguay (UCUDAL) where since 1998, in charge of both graduate and postgraduate courses. Daniel joined B.A.M&A in 2010, and is fluent in English and Spanish.
Doron has over 30 years’ management consultancy and corporate finance experience. He is a co-founder and partner at ‘Head-On Marketing & Business Navigation’, a leading Israeli firm advising companies and organizations in M&A transactions (sell-side and buy-side), growth strategies, sales and marketing and business development. Doron has completed dozens of transactions across variety of industries, most of them cross-border transactions. Doron is a board member of several Israeli companies. He is a member of our food, health and industrials groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
Eser has more than eighteen years of extensive experience working with clients on mergers and acquisitions, financial structuring, turnaround management, large scale transformation, business process optimization and implementation. Prior to joining Anafina Capital Partners, Eser held the General Manager role with a USD 20 million/year firm in Istanbul, Turkey where he led the turnaround management followed by divestiture of the business. In addition he has over 10 years of management consulting experience in the U.S.A. with Booz Allen Hamilton (now PwC) and General Electric. Eser holds an MBA from Rice University in Houston, Texas, MSc degree from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas and BSc degree from Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey. He is a member of our automotive and industrials groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
With over 12 years’ experience of mid-market transactions including management buyouts, corporate mergers & acquisitions, strategic & corporate advisory, raising development capital, business valuations and corporate disposals. Matt was awarded Emerging Dealmaker of the year at the 2016 Sheffield City Region Insider Dealmakers Awards. He is a member of our logistics industry group, having closed several transactions in this sector.
Will joined BHP Corporate Finance in 2015 and has a wide range of experience including advising on global disposal processes, private equity investments; MBOs; and supporting businesses through forecasting, business planning and securing growth capital.
David has over 25 years’ corporate finance experience, and has worked with more than 400 business owners to complete over 200 deals worth more than £2bln across the globe. As well as a Big 4 and mid-tier background, David has also worked as a commercial director and shareholder within a global private equity backed business and acted as a principal in both acquiring and disposing of that business. He has a strong track record of establishing and growing leading and award-winning corporate finance teams. David is a founding partner at Provantage Corporate Finance. He is a member of our IT industry group, having closed several transactions in this sector.
Sally started off as a Chartered Accountant and has been active in Corporate Finance since 2002. She has a track record of a wide variety of transactions, many cross-border – largely with the US. Being a founding partner of Provantage Corporate Finance, an owner-managed business, Sally completely understands that a clients’ decision to sell their business wholly or even partially is never taken lightly and works tirelessly to achieve a successful result. She is a member of our industrials group, having closed several transactions in this sector.
Tommaso served as professional in the consulting and Finance sectors. In the 90’s worked at Bain and Company and Value Partners, (Roma and São Paulo) as Management Consultant and at Credit Lyonnais as credit analysis and commercial banking. As an entrepreneur, joined CV Business Development (São Paulo) as a partner and Lead Consultant and B.A.M&A (São Paulo) as partner. He is fluent in Portuguese, French, English, Spanish and Italian. Tommaso is a member of our automotive, food and logistics industry groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
Francisco has extensive and grounded experience in Chemical industry. He started his career at Rhodia Colombia and since then he has built his professional path through Chemical sector ending in the mexican Grupo Pochteca Brazil where he worked as General Manager. In 2013 he has joined B.A.M&A as Associate Partner. Francisco is fluent in Portuguese, English, Spanish, French.
Paulo has a grounded experience in the beverages sector in Latin America. He worked at Diageo Paraguay as Country Manager and at Gilbey S.A. Uruguay as Executive, Manager, Responsible for sales and marketing. Before 90’s he worked at Hero Ind.com, Mc Cormick do Brasil S.A., Colgate Palmolive and Refinações de Milho Brasil always in managerial positions. He is an associate partner of B.A.M&A since 2010. Paulo is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.
Narciso has over 20 years of professional experience in Corporate Finance, advising and participating in M&A transactions. Throughout his career he has gained experience in services, industry and real estate areas. Among his clients there are reputed family owned corporations. He is a founding partner of WindCorp. He began his professional career in the finance and insurance sector in Bankpime and Barclays Bank. He has a Bachelor of Business Studies from the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.
Tran-Minh has over 17 years of professional experience and specialises in financial-strategic advisory, especially focused on transactions and restructuring cases in international contexts. Throughout his career, he has advised a large number of operations in various sectors such as industry, technology, FMCG and logistics. He joined WindCorp as a partner in 2021. Previously, he was the director responsible of the Barcelona-based office at the financial and strategic consulting firm Accuracy. He previously spent his career in Corporate Finance at EY and BDO. Tran-Minh holds a Master in Management from Toulouse Business School (France) and an MBA from Walton College (USA).
Oscar has over 10 years of work experience in audit, transaction services and investment banking and is specialised in debt advisory transactions. Throughout his career, Oscar has participated in transactions in different sectors such as industrials, business services, retail and packaging. Prior to joining WindCorp Translink, Oscar held various positions within KPMG, EY, Credit Suisse and Houlihan Lokey in Spain and UK. In addition to corporate finance services, Oscar will provide debt advisory services across the Translink group.
He holds a degree in Business Administration from Universidad de Barcelona and an MBA from IESE Business School.
Daniel has over 14 years of work experience in international trade and finance and investment banking, specializing in the execution of cross border transactions with US, European and Latin American clients. He has experience advising on transactions in the TMT, healthcare, financial institution and real estate sectors among others. He joined Translink as a Director in 2021. Previously, Daniel held various positions in PwC Mexico’s Corporate Finance team as well as in Fimecap Investment Banking (an investment banking boutique based in Mexico City). Daniel holds a degree in History from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and an MBA from Instituto Panamericano de Administración y Dirección de Empresas (IPADE).
Sergi has over 5 years of work experience in M&A. Throughout his career, Sergi has participated in cross-border transactions in different sectors such as IT (SaaS, BPO, e-commerce, ERP), Healthcare, and Industrials. Prior to joining Translink Corporate Finance, Sergi developed his professional career at BBVA and Crea Inversión. He is also Associate Professor of Finance in Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF).
He holds a BBA from Universitat de Barcelona (UB), a MSc in Corporate Finance from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) and a Summer School stage in the London School of Economics (LSE), where he undertook courses of business analysis and valuation. Sergi passed the second level of the CFA Institute program.
Marcos has over 3 years of work experience in M&A. He also has been involved in strategic consulting projects for the NGO BAIF in India and has experience as a Research Assistant at CEMFI. Prior to joining Translink Corporate Finance, Marcos developed his professional career at Crea Inversión in the M&A team. He is also Associate Professor of Economics in Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF).
He holds a degree in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), with an exchange programme at University of Warwick, and a MSc in Economics from University College London (UCL), where he obtained a fully funded scholarship by Fundación Ramón Areces.
Francesc has over 3 years of work experience in M&A. Throughout his career, Francesc has participated in transactions both nationally and internationally. Prior to joining Translink Corporate Finance, Francesc developed his professional career at Deloitte and Crea Inversión.
He holds a degree in International Business Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), with an exchange program at Boston College, and a MSc in Finance from ESADE Business School.
Eric’s professional experience was gained in several executive positions, including CEO and CFO for listed companies. He has executed several share issues to raise capital, as well as one listing process. Eric has many years of experience in corporate transactions, with Anecta since 2009 and for seven years prior within SFF. He holds a degree in economics.
Fredrik has been working as sales manager since 2008. In 2017 he joined Anecta, as a Senior Associate, becoming Partner in 2019. He holds a M.Sc. Fredrik is a member of our IT industry group, having closed several transactions in this sector.
Experience as Controller for The Kanthal Corp, USA, and Controller for Lindéngruppen AB, CEO for Becker Industrial Coatings AB, CEO for Creando AB, and COO for Attendo Senior Care AB. Has worked with M&A since 2003. Degree in Business Administration and Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics and MBA degree from the University of Rhode Island. Per-Olof is a member of our health industry group, having closed several transactions in this sector. He is a member of our health industry group, having closed several transactions in this sector.
Daniel Dolz holds a MSc in Civil Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalunya. He is an alumni of the Unitech International Society being the ETH Zurich his alma mater. In 2019 he obtained a degree in Applied Business Analytics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Throughout his career, Daniel Dolz has gained insight to several industries while serving in leading firms, where he focused on digital strategy and development of emerging technologies. Before joining Gut Corporate Finance in December 2021, Daniel Dolz contributed to the exit of a tech startup, acting as its COO. He is born in Barcelona, having a dual citizenship, Swiss and Spanish.
Stefan, Partner, has 25 years of experience in M&A, capital raising and business development advisory for Polish owner –managers, private equity funds and foreign direct investors, successfully completing scores of assignments over the years. Before joining Maciej at Holon in 2011, he worked as an interim manager for external development projects through the 2000s. In the 1990s we worked for six years at Central Europe Trust, and four years at Deutsche Bank, in London and Warsaw. He graduated in Modern History from Oxford University in 1989, and has been working ever since. To support his role at Holon, Stefan also writes a monthly M&A column for just-food.com. In his spare time he is a keen art historian and collector. Stefan is a member of our food and health industry groups, having closed several transactions in this sector.
Jacek has close to 30 years of experience in managing private equity, advising in M&A transactions, strategic consulting, project finance and business angel investing. He was partner at ARX Equity, a firm managing private equity funds investing in Poland and other CEE countries, investor at Hedgehog business angel fund, partner heading corporate finance practice in the Warsaw office of Arthur Andersen and director of department responsible for initial public offerings, sale of large companies and sectoral privatization at the Polish Ministry of Privatization. He graduated from the Department of Foreign Trade at SGPiS (now SGH/Warsaw School of Economics) and attended several professional trainings and courses on capital markets, M&A, valuations and management. He is a member of our automotive and industrials groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
Oscar has over 22 years of professional experience and is specialized in corporate mergers and acquisitions and business strategy, both nationally and internationally. He has extensive experience in the industrial and services sector. He is a WindCorp partner since 2013. He previously held various positions at Barclays Bank, AB Advisors, Morgan Stanley and Alta Partners. Oscar has a Degree in Economics and Business Administration (UAB) and an MBA from IESE. He is a member of our industrials group, having closed several transactions in this sector.
José M. has over 20 years of professional experience in corporate finance, advising and being involved in M&A and investment management transactions. He has advised numerous transactions in sectors such as food, business services, healthcare, environmental services and specialized distribution. José M. is a WindCorp partner. He was a founding partner at Clairfield Partners, international Corporate Finance firm, and Danube Property Advisors, which manages real estate investment funds. He graduated in Business Administration from the University of Buckingham (UK) and holds a Masters Degree in Finance from the University of Deusto. He is a member of our logistics and food industry groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
Josep Pere has over 25 years of professional experience and is specialized in corporate mergers, acquisitions and strategic and financial consultancy. He joined WindCorp as a Partner in 2019. Previously, he was Partner at AddVANTE M&A for 19 years. Josep Pere holds a Degree in Economics and Business Administration and a Postgraduate PhD courses in Strategic Maps (UB). He is a member of our IT and health industry groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
Sander holds a Master in Finance from the International University of Monaco with specialization in Private Equity, and a Bachelor in Finance from BI Business School, Oslo. Alongside his studies, he has worked at Svea Finans and participated in the CFA Research Challenge.
Matteo Paggi is a finance professional with extensive experience in corporate finance, transaction services and auditing. Matteo began his career in the Milan Office of KPMG where he progressed with increasing levels of responsibility performing audit activities in the Financial Services sector. Subsequently, within KPMG’s Transaction Services division, he carried out transaction and due diligence activities. From 2007 to 2010, he worked for MIT.FIN (a Milan-based investment banking boutique), where he became Head of the Execution Team and followed several M&A transactions in domestic and foreign markets. From 2010 to 2011 he was Head of Execution in Fante (a Milan-based investment banking company). In 2013 he became CEO/CFO of an Italian company providing printing services. In 2016, Matteo once again joined Translink Strempel as Partner. Matteo graduated in Business Administration from Bocconi University (Milan, Italy) and he can conduct business in his native Italian as well as English and French. He is a member of our automotive and industrials groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
Gianni Laudato is a senior executive with a history of high profile positions as Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director in multinational industrial groups; examples of his executive positions include: International Finance Manager at GTE Telecommunications SpA, operating in the telecom sector in Italy and abroad, with 6.500 employees; Chief Financial Officer at Ercole Marelli SpA, a company listed on the Milan Stock Exchange, operating in the electro-mechanical and energy sectors; Chief Financial Officer of the Group and Managing Director of the Italian operating companies at Schiapparelli SpA, a holding company listed on the Milan Stock Exchange and operating in the pharmaceutics, cosmetics, diagnostics, biotech and food & beverage industries. At Schiapparelli, Gianni spent 25 years, managing important acquisitions, joint-ventures, divestitures in Italy and abroad, equity and debt operations on listed companies, financial and industrial restructurings. In recent years Gianni founded S.I.L.V.A. SpA (Managing Director, owning 33% of the shares), a company operating in the high end Beverage/Spirits industry; acted as a Strategic consultant in the Beverage industry; joined MIT.FIN SpA (M&A and Corporate Finance advisory house) in late 2007 as Senior Executive Advisor. Since March 2010, Gianni is Senior Partner at Strempel & Company. Gianni can conduct his work in Italian, English and French. He is a member of our food and healthcare industry groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
Mauro Bussotti has developed his career within the Investment Banking sector, particularly focused on Structured Finance, Equity and Debt Capital Markets and on M&A advisory. He worked as a Senior Executive in several Italian and international banking groups to finally concentrate on advisory activity. Mauro was the Credit Officer for Banca di Roma’s London branch and Deputy Representative for their New York office; Credit Manager and Investment Banking Officer for Italian Financial Institutions in Citibank; Head of Investment Banking and Corporate Communication in Caboto, Intesa Group; Head of Investment Banking (Securitization, Structured Finance, M&A, Capital Market Origination) and Corporate Communications in Abaxbank, Credito Emiliano Group; CEO of Comoi Corporate Finance , the advisory arm of Comoi, a Suisse group engaged in Asset Management, Risk Management and Corporate Finance; Partner in Santalessandro, a Corporate Finance Advisor specialized in Real Estate, Tourism & Hospitality; Head of Finance and Strategic Advisory in Warrant Group, an advisory company specialized in Corporate Finance, Soft Financing, Offshoring and Internationalization, and Technology Transfer. Mauro is fluent in English, his native language is Italian. He is a member of our food and industrials groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
Alberto has extensive experience in the field of corporate finance with years of experience in both equity capital markets and mergers and acquisitions. He began his career as an equity analyst and proceeded to work for Milla & Co (predecessor of Banca Leonardo), Caboto and for Pasfin Securities, then sold to BNP Paribas. At BNPP he was a member of the equity research team for the automotive, telecom and media sectors, reaching the rank as best Italian telecom analyst in 2000 (Extel). The same year BNPP appointed him head of Italian TMT Corporate Finance. In 2003 he joined Abaxbank (owned by Credito Emiliano) where he led the first round of restructuring. In 2005 he was appointed head of M&A of FMM (which then became Fante Group). In 2009 he participated in the startup of Hammer Partners, an independent research company catering to European hedge funds. Before joining Translink he carried out corporate finance activity as CEO of BCR Consulenti Associati, a corporate finance boutique he helped to found in 2012.
Sabina Grisorio gained extensive international Finance experience across Europe, the Middle-East, Africa and South East Asia in different industries: consumer goods, ICT and chemical. She started her career in 3M and subsequently moved to Digital Equipment Corporation and Kraft Foods. In these companies she covered roles with increasing responsibilities in Financial Planning & Analysis, Corporate Internal Audit, Internal Controls and Corporate Governance, both in Italy and abroad. In Digital Equipment Corporation and Kraft Foods, Sabina participated in M&A and divestments activities, restructuring, information systems and organizational changes. From 2002 to 2009, based in Vienna, Sabina held the positions of Director of Internal Controls and subsequently Director of Corporate Governance for Kraft Foods, with a responsibility for Central & Eastern Europe, the Middle-East and Africa. Sabina holds a Bachelor Degree, with Distinction, in Business Administration from Bocconi University (Milan-Italy) and she is able to conduct business in her native Italian as well as in English. She is a member of our food and logistics industry groups, having closed several transactions in this sector.
Gerardo, who is based in our Venice-Mestre office, began his professional career at Banco San Marco (now BPM) within its corporate credit office and has successively worked as CFO in other commercial and industrial companies operating in the agro-industrial sector. He has been active for over 20 years in advising on M&A transactions and internationalization processes, having assisted important Italian industrial groups in their M&A activities and in the search for strategic partners both nationally and internationally, with a particular focus on emerging markets. He is a speaker at conferences and seminars on issues of corporate finance at universities and business schools. Gerardo holds a degree in Economics from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. He is a member of our food industry group, having closed several transactions in this sector.
Stefano is active as an Analyst with Translink Strempel & Co. He is a graduate in Finance from Bocconi University at Milan and is fluent both in Italian and English.
Alberto has more than ten years of experience in mid-market M&A advisory services, particularly cross-border, with a track record including transactions in Eastern Europe, North America and Southern Asia. Prior to joining Translink, he was Senior Associate with the Italian office of AICA – Alliance of International Corporate Advisors, a global investment banking partnership specializing in cross-border mid-market transactions. He began his career in 2010 as a Junior Analyst with the Private Equity team of Palladio Finanziaria. Alberto earned a MS with honors in Banking and Finance and a BS in Business Economics both from the University of Padua. Italian native, he lived in the US and is fluent in English.
Jeh Patel is an Analyst at Translink Strempel & Company. He is a graduate in International Economics and Finance from Bocconi University in Milan and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in economics. He is able to conduct business in his native English, Italian and Hindi. Jeh is a member of our automotive industry group.
PierCarla Delpiano has a degree in Economics from the University of Genoa. She has more than twenty years of experience in leading positions both in public administrations and private companies. In 1998 she was the first woman in Italy to become City Manager. In the private sector, she has been Director of Communication and External Relations at Fiera Milano spa, a company listed on the Milan Stock Exchange (2008-2018). She has also collaborated with important Universities (Bocconi and Iulm in Milan) and consulting companies (School of Public Administration of Lucca, Consiel). She took part and taught in specialization courses and masters (High School of Economics and Finance, Uncem, SDA Bocconi), and she was a speaker at national and international conferences. She is currently adjunct professor for the Master in Corporate Communications at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan. President of the Board of Directors at Fondazione Stelline, Milan, since 2013.
Luigi has been involved for almost 20 years within listed and OTC international financial markets, working mainly with MPS Asset Management, Prima sgr and Anima sgr. He worked as fund manager and buy side analyst, both on equity and corporate debt markets (investment grade and high yield). He also worked within the macroeconomic department research of MPS Asset Management Sgr and as analyst and manager of credit derivatives products (CDOs and CSOs). From 2013 to mid-2016 we worked as sell-side equity analyst (Hammer Partners) on listed Italian companies. Later he gained experience in M&A as sell-side advisor from the origination to the successful sale of a food processing SME to a PE. Before joining Translink he worked within the Treasury Department of Piaggio Aerospace. Luigi holds a degree in Economics from University of Pisa and a Master in Finance (CUOA-Altavilla Vicentina).
Fabrizio Malavolti has a degree in Economics from Bocconi University, Milan. He has extensive experience in corporate finance and equity markets. He worked as portfolio manager for SanPaolo Imi Asset Management and Monte Paschi Asset Management on Asian equity markets and sales covering Japanese equity markets for Merrill Lynch and then for Mizuho International in London. From 2009 to 2012 he collaborated with a UK regulated company on renewable energy investments; in 2013 he set up a company in involved in energy savings works, of which he was managing director. He worked on M&A operations in collaboration with Labs Investments and BCR Consulting. In 2004 he successfully completed the CFA. He also carried out several volunteer activities for the CFA Society Italy: designing and organizing the conference at Borsa Italiana „From Italy with value“ in 2013 and 2014 and acting as Mentor for the CFA Research Challenge from 2012 to 2014..
Giampaolo Cogliati has developed his career within the Investment Banking sector. He has particularly focused on Structured Finance, Equity and Debt Capital Markets and on M&A advisory. He has been a Senior Executive in several Italian and international banking groups to finally concentrate on advisory activity. Giampaolo has been Credit Analyst in Banque Indosuez; member of Structured Finance team in Crédit Lyonnais becoming Head of Acquisition Finance; Head of Structured Finance in Abaxbank, Investment Bank of Credito Emiliano Group; Relationship Manager and Head of Credit Analysis & Structuring in Natixis;. Giampaolo is fluent in French, his native language is Italian.
Mr. Larsen worked for Orkla (16 years) specializing in SVP Business Dev. Orkla Food Ingredients, sales and marketing direction in Denofa and Idun Industri. He was a sales manager at Bjørge Offshore, cost and planning engineer Saga Petroleum. He has 15 years of M&A experience from Orkla Corp. Dev. and Synergos. Leif is a member of our food industry group, having closed several transactions in this sector.
Karl-Børre has about 20 years of experience from Orkla and Carlsberg, where he has had positions as sales and marketing director, purchasing and logistics director as well as director of new business. The last 10 years he has been director in business development, and has done several acquisitions in the Nordics (including Jordan and Cederroth) and integrated them in Orkla. In addition, he has Board experience from Asia. Karl-Børre holds a Master of Science in Industrial Economics from NTNU and a MBA from Netherlands and USA. He is a member of our food industry group, having closed several transactions in this sector.
Mr. Helgesen has 15 years of management experience in Orkla Media; Corporate Development, Financial Director and Dir. Digital Media. He has additional experience from Boston Corporate and Aratos. Knut is a member of our IT industry group, having closed several transactions in this sector.
Hans Henrik has 15 years of industrial management experience from IT companies such as Telenor, Amdocs and Hewlett-Packard. He has 15 years of transaction experience from Investment Banks and M&A boutique including Bryan Garnier & Co, Beringer Finance and Weibull, where he has completed +30 transactions in the areas of Business and Information Services in Norway / the Nordic region. Hans Henrik possesses a large network within the IT sector in the Nordics and is member of our IT industry group. He holds an MBA from Norwegian School of Economics HH and Bachler of Electronics & Communication Engineering from the University of Bristol.
Sami has more than 20 years of experience in investment banking. Before joining Translink, he spent 12 years in London executing transactions at Credit Suisse, Pöyry Capital and SEB. In Finland, he has worked at Merita, RBS and Sisu Partners. Sami was also the CEO of Nordic Trustee in Finland, participating in over 50 bond structures with over 4 billion of capital. His Uusi Neuvotteluvalta – You get what you negotiate, not what you deserve (WSOY) was the most popular audio business book in Finland for almost three months in 2019. He has also co-authored two economic books for the Libera Foundation. Sami holds an M.Sc. (Econ.) from Helsinki School of Economics, an MBA from Tulane University and is a CFA. He is a member of our industrial group, having closed several transactions in this sector.
Pontus Backlund has been working with M&A since 2006. He has advised Finnish entrepreneurs, international corporations and private equities and executed numerous cross-border M&A transactions. He has also advised companies in their IPO processes. Pontus holds an M.Sc. (Tech.) from Aalto University and an M.Sc. from Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki. He is a member of our IT group, having closed several transactions in this sector.
Ruben has been working in M&A since 2017. In addition to financial analysis and preparing high quality sales materials, Ruben actively takes part in project management and sales. Prior to joining Translink, Ruben worked in business and technology consulting at Accenture. Ruben holds an M.Sc. (Econ.) from Åbo Akademi.
Juuso has been working in M&A since 2017. Prior to joining Translink he worked at Deloitte and OP Corporate Bank. His expertise includes the crafting of investment stories, financial modelling and business model analysis. Moreover, Juuso is proficient in debt structuring and leveraged buyouts. Juuso holds an M.Sc. (Econ.) from the University of Vaasa.
Marc is an M&A professional with over 10 years of experience. He started his career as an analyst with MK Finance and then completed his financial background with an MBA from Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA. He co-founded Financiere Monceau back in 2011 and headed up the food and beverage industry, as well as the IT sectors. He has completed several transactions, both buy and sell-side, with French and foreign clients. Marc enjoys working with young entrepreneurs to help them on their startup venture. He has participated in various deals within the IT sector and is the head of our IT industry group.
Mathieu, Managing Director at Financiere Monceau, has gained experience in M&A since the early 2000s. He started his career as an auditor at RSM International France. Subsequently, he joined MK Finance (Deloitte) as an M&A analyst and quickly moved to a partner level. He then co-founded Financiere Monceau in 2011. Over the past few years, Mathieu has gained an extensive experience in M&A, both sell-side and buy-side, mostly in the healthcare industry, and the building and construction sectors. He also fancies working on distressed M&A deals. He is a partner of Translink since early 2017. Mathieu is a member of our healthcare industry group, having closed several transactions in this sector.
Antoine Moser has more than 25 years of experience in corporate development and mergers & acquisitions (M&A). He studied at the University of Delft and complemented his education with an MBA of IMD in Lausanne. In his role after that as business developer and M&A dealmaker within various large international corporates he has built up hands-on experience in managing many cross-border M&A projects in various industry sectors such as Chemistry, ICT, BP Outsourcing and TIC (testing, inspection and certification).
With his technology background and several high-tech start-up experiences Antoine specifically has a great affinity with technology driven sectors allowing him to efficiently generate as a “rainmaker” relevant deals from the buying, selling or financing side. He is a member of our IT and health industry groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
Maarten has worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions area for over 15 years and assisted corporates with a large number of (international) transactions. Maarten holds degrees in Finance & Business Administration and has a broad experience in all aspects of Financial Management and Merger & Acquisitions. Before joining Translink he was Executive Vice President and board member at Barentz and (amongst others) led the M&A activity of this Group. For which he managed multiple M&A deals accros the globe.
Apart from his financial skills he brings fast experience in the Life science industry (Food / Pharma / Personal Care and Animal Nutrition). Maarten is a member of our food and health industry groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
Dick has a lot of experience as an entrepreneur and executive. He achieved his business studies and MBA degree from Nyenrode Business University and has been active as a CEO and in commercial and general management positions within several firms. His specialties are negotiations, creating self-steering teams, revenue & profit growth and team development primarily for the agriculture, food, feed, additives and trading industry. He also has a strong practical experience in mergers and acquisitions. Dick has participated in various deals within the food sector and is member of our food industry group.
Thomas studied at SME Business School and is active as an Analyst with Translink Benelux where he is mainly involved with market and business analysis.
Henrik has been involved in M&A since the beginning of the ’90s, where he established his own company, Schrøder Partners A/S. In 2015 he sold his company to BDO, worked there for two years, and then founded Schrøder Translink A/S. The company specializes in M&A of small and medium-sized companies. Over the years, Henrik has personally participated in more than 150 transactions, many of which have been in cooperation with Translink Corporate Finance colleagues. Hendrik is also involved in board work in several companies. He has done numerous deals in the industrials sector and is a leader of our industrials group.
Claus holds an engineering degree within energy transformation, thermo dynamics and electronics. He has a background with more than 15 years of experience with executive management in companies as Nilfisk Advance, Philips and Maxon Telecom. From 2001 until now he has worked within corporate finance, first as CEO for a Danish Venture fund and from 2007 he joined Translink Corporate Finance as partner in the Danish Office Schrøder Translink A/S. From 2015 until 2017 Claus was member of the BDO corporate finance. Claus has participated in many transactions within TMT, general industry among others. Claus is member of the Translink industry groups covering Logistics and IT.
Jens holds an engineering degree and an MBA (INSEAD). His career has spanned the electronics, medical devices and building materials industries. For over a decade he held senior management positions in Coloplast, JAI and Icopal. In 2005 he acquired Vitral A/S, a DK/UK-based manufacturer of roof lights and took it successfully through the financial crisis, including transfer of production to Lithuania. In 2018 Vitral was sold to the VELUX group. Jens has significant experience in sales, marketing, and operations.
He has participated in several transactions both as seller and buyer, in Denmark and internationally. He has extensive board room experience from private and public Danish companies, including chairmanships. Jens is head of our healthcare industry group and a member of our industrials group, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
Michael Anderson CA (SA) has 20 years of experience as a Chief Financial Officer, a Director of Companies and as a consultant. Michael has a strong understanding of business strategy and corporate finance together with an ability to grasp the fundamentals of any business or sector. He has served in several executive positions, among others at the European office of Ogilvy & Mather (WPP Group plc) and Old Mutual Plc. Michael has executed transactions in the financial services, banking, media, agricultural, mining and property sectors. He is a member of our industrials and healthcare industry groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
Janet has a BS in journalism from Chengchi University, an MS degree in computer science from CSU and an EMBA from National Taiwan University. Before joining Trinergy in 2011, Janet worked as a systems analyst for IBM, APL, and ARCO in the USA. She has also worked as a PR and marketing manager for Trans Asia Airways in Taiwan, a senior consultant for the Blue Focus and Dream Work PR firms, and a consulting director for McGraw Hill’s Aviation Week in Shanghai. Janet is a Director at Trinergy responsible for business development. She is a member of our logistics, food, and IT groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors.
Dr Li holds a PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National University of Singapore, and master and bachelor’s degrees in Materials Science and Polymer Materials from Tongji University. He has a strong engineering background, from Singapore Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing, and China’s Neusoft and Pengxin Groups. He also has strong investment and financing experience. He has been responsible for closing more than a dozen domestic and foreign M&A projects with a value of over RMB5bn. Dr Li is the author of „Guidebook for Investment M&A along with the ‚Belt and Road‘ Countries“. He is a member of our IT industry group.
Rouhan received his bachelor’s degree from Nankai University and master’s degree from the University of Southern California. Before joining Trinergy, he worked at a CPA firm in Southern California, leading its business valuation department, and was involved in its individual and business tax practices. Rouhan passed all three levels of the CFA exam.
Huskar obtained a double master’s degree in International Business Management from the University of Sydney and the CEMS Global Alliance. He also exchanged at Bocconi Italy, with all ACCA exams passed. Before joining Trinergy, he worked for Coca-Cola in Italy and later joined a leading internet company in China in charge of investment and financing.
Hairong graduated from Sun Yat-sen University with a bachelor’s degree in English and an MS degree in accountancy from Maastricht University. Before Trinergy, she worked at a certified tax firm, responsible for tax consulting over cross-border investment and auditing projects of corporate income tax. She then worked at Thomson Reuters as a financial market data analyst. Hairong is a member of our logistics, industrials, and IT groups.
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Dr Tai is Trinergy’s Hong Kong Representative and a Director of Trinergy’s IT M&A unit. He holds a PhD in Finance from the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, and a master’s degree in Control Engineering and Operation Research from Cambridge University. Dr Tai has over 20 years of senior and general management experience in the IT industry with Alphasem Ag, Tec-sem Group, QC Solutions, and Kras Asia in the Asian Pacific area.
Dr Lai graduated from the Law School of Peking University, Schulich School of Business at the York University of Canada, and received a PhD in Economics (Finance) from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. He has extensive experience in international business development and investment with Jardine Matheson and HSBC Securities (Canada).
Noriyuki started his career at AGS in 1995, handling tax advisory, IPO support and turnaround before taking up the position of branch manager in Nagoya for 3 years. He has been acting as division director of the Corporate Advisory Division since 2014. Noriyuki has more than 20 years of experience in M&A, accounting and tax advisory. He has been involved in various M&A, IPO, and turnaround.
Rick has considerable cross-border M&A experience with Japanese companies and has covered various industries in Asia. He has also played an advisory role in acquisition and capital alliance from sourcing to execution, withdrawal, and business transfer on restructuring. Before joining AGS Consulting Singapore, he worked for a global accounting firm in Singapore, working primarily in auditing and accounting. He is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and speaks English, Japanese and Chinese. Rick is a member of our automotive industry group.
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