Tero Tiilikainen is a Director with Key Capital (IMAP Ireland). Tero is a career corporate finance professional, with over 17 years of experience across a variety of financial disciplines in Ireland, the UK and the United States. In his current role at Key Capital, he is responsible for advising Irish businesses on mergers & acquisitions, capital raising, succession planning and restructuring.
Previously, Tero was a Director at Taberna Securities, a $10 billion (AUM) CDO manager. At Taberna, he originated ofer $500 million of corporate loans before moving to Ireland to establish Taberna's global asset management platform, where he managed a credit portfolio of circa $3 billion of subordinated debt. Prior to Taberna, he was an Associate in Citigroup’s Corporate & Investment Bank in the Energy and Financial Institutions groups.
Tero has advised on over €500 million of transactions in Ireland, with a particular focus on the Food & Agri, Print & Packaging and Commercial Real Estate sectors. He is also a contributor to the Sunday Business Post, Ireland's leading financial newspaper, on matters relating to Irish M&A.
Tero has an MBA from Columbia University and a BS in International Economics from Georgetown University.