M&A Advisory

Roklen Corporate Finance is a specialist in the M&A advisory, building its reputation on strong, enduring relationships,
trust and effective collaboration with its clients

7

Experienced professionals

10 mld. CZK

Total deal value

40

Successfully undertaken projects

SME

Focus on Small and Medium Enterprises

Since the foundation in 2014, Roklen Corporate Finance has quickly built a strong position on the Czech M&A market and in many areas of the capital markets in which is its branch in Zlín active for more than 20 years. 

The reliable and professional team is ready to provide top notch service to its clients according to their individual needs.

About us

Roklen Corporate Finance, a member of the Roklen Holding, is an independent investment banking firm advising on mergers and acquisitions, divestments, equity and debt fundraising, financial restructuring and recapitalizations.

We offer to our clients wide-ranging transaction abilities and experience covering the entire CEE region. The Roklen Corporate Finance team possesses knowledge of all the major sectors which is validated by the long list of transactions advised.

We work on a deal-by-deal basis with leading international investment banks and specialized independent corporate finance firms. Our flexibility and wide network of business contacts enables us to have an outstanding access to local as well as foreign investors, local entrepreneurs and financial institutions.

Services

M&A advisory

The Roklen CF Team provides complex and independent advisory in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, divestments, joint ventures, leveraged buyouts and corporate restructuring. Roklen CF offers a full range of advisory services and management of the whole process, from initial analysis to transaction settlement.


Fundraising

Equity and debt private placements for companies and specific projects, capital raising for investment funds, structured finance products.


Capital markets

Services to companies seeking to raise public Equity or Debt on public capital markets, either through initial public offerings (IPO) or secondary public offerings.


Restructuring

Restructuring of liabilities/debt with banks and other creditors of distressed or underperforming companies. Economic performance and strategic change advisory.


Special capital market services

Organization and execution of take-over bids and public auctions in accordance with the relevant Czech and EU capital markets laws. Transformations of the corporate form, book shares, administration of evidence of dematerialized and immobilized securities, management buy-outs and squeeze-outs.

Why Roklen CF

Independent advisory

We are an independent corporate finance advisor and we understand the needs of small and medium sized enterprises. We have no affiliation to any other institution which could lead to potential conflict of interest and we are therefore incentivized solely by our clients’ needs.

Transaction experience

The Corporate Finance team has significant local and international investment banking experience. During our professional careers, we have successfully managed over 40 transactions valued over CZK 10 bil.

Regional focus

We have decades of cumulative transactional experience in the Central and Eastern European region. Our independence, reputation and position on the Czech market as well as reference transactions, goal-orientation and sufficient executive capacity make Roklen a partner of choice in the area of corporate finance.

Reference

Acquisition advisory and Market analysis in utilities

2017

Strategic advisory and Market analysis

2017

Divestiture of part of the business

2017

Acquisition advisory and Market analysis

2016

General financial advisory

2016

Acquisition advisory of marketing boutique

2016

Financial advisory
Valuation

2016

Squeeze out

2016

Squeeze out

2016

Exclusive placement /fundraising for investment fond CZK 300 mio

2015

Divestiture to a strategic partner

2015

Advisory on divestiture to
RT Torax

2015

Financial advisory
Valuation

2015

Advisory on divestiture

2014

Auction of shares

2012

Advisory on acquisition of the 100% in

2012

Complex analysis and growth strategy

2010

Sell-side advisory major share sold
PSJ, a.s.

2010

Our team

Jakub Burda

Managing Director

burda@roklen.cz

Detail

Jakub Burda works as a Managing Director in the Roklen Corporate Finance department, board member of the Roklen Holding a.s. and executive of Fundlift s.r.o. He is a senior investment banker with more than 11 years of experience. He started his professional career in 2006 in the Corporate Finance department of Patria and progressed up to the Board of the Company. Later he was at the dawn of the Roklen group in 2014. During his advisory career, he has participated on more than 25 transactions worth 8 billions of CZK.

Jakub is liable for department and team development. His main responsibility within the M&A deals include primarily project management of transaction teams, negotiation and moderation between contractual parties, coordination and execution of advisory services in the field of market analysis, senior expertise within company valuation, due diligence, feasibility studies, assessment of investment opportunities, and marketing strategy consultancy.

Graduated as a civil engineer, Jakub is a sector specialist on deals having roots in construction sector (general contractors, sub-contractors, real estate, mining and production of construction materials, etc). Further he participated in various projects in machinery, transportation industry, food industry and retail.

Jakub acted as an adviser on transactions for leading regional companies, including: SUEZ, Skanska, EUROVIA, SUDOP Group, BioVendor, Unipetrol, EXPLOSIVE Service, MOFO Distribution, United Bakeries, Český Aeroholding, Schneider Electrics, DORMA, ČD Cargo and others.

Jakub Burda holds a Master degree from the Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Civil Engineering, with a major in management and economics.

Jan Mach

Managing Director

mach@roklen.cz

Detail

Jan Mach has more than 20 years of experience with capital markets. He is a member of the Board and a Managing Director of Roklen 360 a.s. (previously Finance Zlin).

Jan held the position of Head of Trading and Prime Broker at Finance Zlin. Later, he worked as a Head of Corporate Finance department.

He participated in the preparation and organization of takeover bids, auctions, public proposals and transformation of organizations for more than 100 companies.

Jan graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of Brno University of Technology, majoring in automation control systems in electrical engineering.

Petr Dědek

Senior Advisor

dedek@roklen.cz

Detail

Petr Dědek works as a Senior Advisor in the Corporate Finance department. He is a senior banking and business development professional with a long years of experience in the financial services industry.

He spent more than 30 years working in the banking sector and held various management positions in international financial institutions active in Corporate and Investment Banking in the region of Central & Eastern Europe.

Since 2001, he he has worked as an independent consultant in marketing, distressed assets, management advisory and sales teams organization and development.

Petr holds a Master's degree from the University of Economics in Prague, Faculty of Manufacture and Economy.

Libor Buček

Expert witness

bucek@roklen.cz

Detail

Libor Bucek is a professional in the field of corporate finance with over 20 years of experience in capital markets. He focuses on special operations in capital markets and on business valuation.

Libor has participated in organizing more than 100 auctions, processed more than 300 business valuations, realized dozens of squeeze-outs, and provided advise during division of several transport companies.

He graduated from VAAZ Brno, majoring in aircraft design. Libor holds a brokerage license and is an expert witness in the field of economics, area of price and estimates, specializing in securities and businesses.

Eva Hrubošová

CF Advisor

hrubosova@roklen.cz

Detail

Eva Hrubošová has worked at Roklen from September 2015 as an Equity capital market specialist.

She has a Master of Economics degree from the Faculty of Management and Economics at Tomas Bata University in Zlin, where she is currently studying towards a PhD degree.

Michal Šťastný

Analyst

stastny@roklen.cz

Detail

Michal has been working as an analyst in the Roklen Corporate Finance since 2016. He provides analytical support of mergers and acquisitions, business valuation, due diligence coordination and transaction documentation preparation.

Michal has experience of transaction processes in technology, manufacturing, engineering, IT, utilities, services and FMCG industries.

He has a Master's degree from the University of Finance and Administration in Prague, focus on Finance and Banking. He attended a student exchange program at the Sogang University, South Korea. He was ranked among the top 5% of global finance students taking the Bloomberg tests. He is currently preparing for the CFA exam.

Adam Zika

Analyst

zika@roklen.cz

Detail

Adam Zika has been an analyst in the Corporate Finance department since 2016. He provides analytical support of business valuations, mergers and acquisitions. Further he co-ordinates due diligence processes and transaction documentation preparation.

Adam has experience with transaction processes in the fields of technology, IT, automotive, engineering, water management and utilities.

Before he started at Roklen Corporate Finance, Adam had been gaining work experience as a Business Analyst at KPMG Management Consulting division.

Adam graduated from University of Colorado at Boulder in the TOP 10% of his class and has a Master of Science degree from the Faculty of Accounting at Leeds School of Business. He is currently preparing for the CFA exam.

Contacts

Praha

Roklen Holding a.s.
Václavské náměstí 838/9
Building B, VI. Floor
110 00 Praha 1
Phone: (+420) 236 071 606
E-mail: cf@roklen.cz

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Zlín

Roklen360 a.s.
Náměstí Míru 64
760 01 Zlín
Phone: (+420) 577 217 375
E-mail: cf@roklen.cz


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