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Jurgis V. Oniunas is the Managing Director of Ascendant Capital Advisors (IMAP Croatia) and is the current Chairman of IMAP. Ascendant Capital Advisors has operations in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Slovenia. Prior to co-founding the firm in 2003, Jurgis held the position of Vice President for Europe, Africa and the Middle East for the U.S. engineering company Ebasco Services Incorporated and its parent company, ENSERCH Corporation.
Practice Areas: Jurgis has more than three decades of experience identifying and developing emerging business opportunities throughout Central and Eastern Europe with U.S. and U.K. companies. His professional strengths lie in strategic acquisitions and divestments and sell-side and capital-raising mandates for private companies.
Sector Expertise: Jurgis has a strong focus in the Healthcare sector, with experience in the analysis, valuation and sale of pharmaceutical wholesale and retail companies, vitamin and supplements manufacturers, pharmaceutical capsule manufacturing plants and diagnostic clinics and hospitals.
Jurgis has an MBA in Finance and International Business from the Stern School of Business at New York University, an MSc degree in Nuclear Engineering from Columbia University, and a BE degree in Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College.
Steve founded Dresner Partners (IMAP Chicago) in 1991 to provide Wall Street investment banking services to middle market businesses. Prior to founding Dresner Partners, he held management positions with First Chicago Corporation (JP Morgan Chase), Arthur Andersen (corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions practices), Heller Financial and GE Capital Corporation.
Steve´s distinguished corporate finance career spans nearly 30 years, including mergers, acquisitions, debt and equity financing, restructuring and turnarounds, recapitalizations and international transactions. In addition to his transactional experience, Steve has led numerous valuation, fairness opinion and strategic financial consulting engagements. Steve´s sector expertise in the: Healthcare, Business Services, Building Products, Textiles, Industrial Manufacturing, Retail, and Media.
Steve holds an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and a B.S. Economics, with Honors, from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Sergio is the Director of South Andes Capital (IMAP Chile). He joined the firm in 1994, specializing in the area of corporate finance participating in the group that advised Codelco on the sale of a controlling stake in Tocopilla, the largest power station in Chile. In 1996-1997 he worked at the European merchant bank, Kleinwort Benson, in London on the project and export finance, and equity capital markets teams.
Sector Expertise: Sergio has extensive experience and a strong record of successful transactions in Energy and Power. He has also participated in numerous advisory mandates and transactions, mainly in Mining, Banking, Ports, Electricity, and Water sectors, in Chile and abroad.
Sergio graduated from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile as a Civil Engineer specializing in Economics and Electricity and holds an MBA from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile’s School of Business.
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Axel is a Partner at DB&S Corporate Finance (IMAP Netherlands). Prior to joining the firm he was an owner and founder of FSJF Corporate Finance Consultants, an independent firm specializing in M&A advisory, capital raising and business valuation. Before that Axel was with ABN AMRO Bank as Director for business and retail activities.
Axel's expertise includes over 20 years of experience in mergers & acquisitions, MBOs, capital raising and debt advisory with a mixture of family owned business and multinationals. Many of the completed transactions were cross-border.
Axel attended University of Amsterdam Law School. He has written and co-authored three books on corporate finance and several articles in financial publications.
+91 22 4672222
Ashutosh is Managing Director and CEO at Catalytic Solution and Management Services Pvt. Ltd. (IMAP India). With more than 20 years experience in the corporate finance and investment banking business, he has served more than 200 corporates across India. Prior to founding Catalyst, Ashutoshan co-founded MOIAPL in 2006, an investment banking & strategic advisory business joint venture. Before joining MOIAPL, Ashutosh worked as Executive Director with Rabo India Finance Private Limited with overall responsibility of Investment Banking and Corporate Restructuring business.
Practice Areas: mergers & acquisitions, private equity placements, restructurings, and structured finance.
Ashutosh holds an MBA, FMS, from University of Delhi and a Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur. Ashutosh was awarded the “India M&A Investment Banker award” at the Asia-Pacific M&A Atlas Awards 2010.
+39 02 6200121
Daniele Sottile is the Managing Partner at Vitale & Co. (IMAP Italy). He has more than 25 years experience in the financial advisory industry and has been involved in many large corporate finance transactions including de-listings, securities placement, international joint ventures and restructuring of holding companies. Prior to that he was with Lazard Italia as the Director responsible for Banking, Insurance and Financial Services. He also worked with Vitale & Borghesi after being an analyst at the Corporate Finance Division at Gemina.
Practice Areas: M&A, joint ventures, restructurings, financial advisory.
Sector Expertise: Financial Services, Industrials, Telecommunications, Media, Aerospace and Defense, and Non-food Retail.
Daniele holds a Graduate degree in Business Administration from Bocconi University in Milan.
+1 (617) 619-3300
Karl Fesenmeyer is the President and Co-founder of IMAP M&A Consultants AG (IMAP Germany) based in Mannheim. Prior to co-founding the firm in 1997, Mr. Fesenmeyer gained more than 15 years’ experience in several executive positions, including Deputy CFO at Fuerstenberg Brauerei (brewery), Director and CFO at Fuchs Systems (equipment and machinery), and Managing Shareholder at Biffar.
Practice Areas: Karl advises family-owned businesses and corporations looking to sell their businesses in a variety of industries and is specialized in international transactions. He also advises clients on strategic growth projects via acquisition with a focus on the manufacturing industry.
Sector Expertise: Karl has a broad transaction background in Industrial sector transactions, such as general manufacturing, machine tooling, industrial equipment, industrial services and process industries. Karl also has extensive Consumer Products expertise.
Karl holds a Masters degree in Economics and Business Administration. Karl is a former Chairman of IMAP.
Dr. Maegan A Evans is a Director with IMAP's Naples, Florida, office (Falls River Group). Evans has more than 25 years of diversified work experience in private industry, government, and not-for-profit. Maegan has extensive international negotiating experience representing a U.S.-headquartered energy company. Spending most of her career in the Washington, D.C., area, Maegan has served as a consultant to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Mitre Corporation and other economic and political organizations. In addition, she worked on behalf of Arthur Laffer & Associates, the Women’s Economic Round Table, and Washington Financial Marketing Round Table. Since then she has assisted on every major transaction, contributing in the areas of client management, transactional analysis and sell-side support. In addition, Evans has helped start-up companies raise private and venture funding.
Sector Expertise: Consumer Products and Retail.
Evans obtained both a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Business and a Master of Science degree in Criminology from the Florida State University. Later, she completed a Doctorate (PhD) degree in Philosophy from the University of Maryland.
Mauricio Saldarriaga is Executive Vice Presenidet and Partner at Inverlink (IMAP Colombia). Mauricio has more than 15 years of experience in investment banking both in the local and international arenas. Prior to joining Inverlink in 2002 he worked at Salomon Smith Barney in their London and New York offices. He began his career in the Bogotá offices of Deutche Morgan Grenfell. Mauricio has executed various transactions both locally and internationally with an aggregate value in excess of US $5 billion.
Sector Expertise: Financial Institutions.
Mauricio has a Master degree in Finance from the City University of London and a B.A., Business Administration, from Colegio de Estudios Superiores de Administración (CESA).
Pelino Colaiacovo is a Managing Director at IMAP, in Canada (MPA Morrison Park Advisors Inc.). He is focused on assisting clients in the energy, utilities, infrastructure and public sectors and meeting financial and strategic challenges, including mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, restructuring and project partnerships.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Colaiacovo served as the Chief of Staff to the Ontario Minister of Energy from 2003 to 2005. During that time, he assisted in significant restructuring of the Ontario electricity sector, including the drafting and implementation of new legislation, the creation of the Ontario Power Authority, and significant procurements of new electricity generation capacity for the province. Before that, he spent more than 10 years in management, policy and communications consulting in Canada and the United States, advising clients across a wide range of sectors, including energy, transportation, telecommunications and healthcare.
Sector Expertise: Utilities, Infrastructure, Energy and Power.
Pelino has a B.A. and LL.B., both from the University of Toronto.
+420 225 067 850
Richard is an equity partner at REDBAENK (IMAP Czech Republic) since 2006 and has more than 20 years experience in corporate finance and over 18 years specifically in merger & acquisition advisory. He has extensive knowledge of the Czech and Slovak markets and has developed wide local and international contacts specifically within M&A firms, private equity groups and strategic groups that operate in CEE region.
Practice Areas: Richard has deep experience in the consumer products and services market segment and has advised several projects, specifically in education services, employment services, professional services and travel services.
Sector Expertise: Richard has also managed and advised successfully over 30 transactions in the following sectors: Automotive, Plastics and Rubber, Electro-mechanics, F&B, IT, Construction, Defense and Aerospace, Financial Services, Power, Pulp and Chemicals, Life Sciences, and Agriculture.
Richard holds a Masters of Construction Management from the Czech Technical University in Prague.
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