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
Total deal value (CZK bn.)
Successfully undertaken projects
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.
Roklen Corporate Finance is advisor and approved analyst for the START market.
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, IPOs on the START market or 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.
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.
Equity and debt private placements for companies and specific projects, capital raising for investment funds, structured finance products.
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 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
We are an independent corporate finance advisor and we understand the needs of large corporations as well as 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.
The Corporate Finance team has significant local and international investment banking experience. During our professional careers, we have successfully managed over 45 transactions valued over CZK 15 bil.
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.
Oversubscribed IPO on the START market
Sell side advisory - minor share sold
Sell-side advisory major share sold to
Sell-side advisory major share sold to
Private bond placement advisory
Market analysis and acquisition advisory for the multinational listed utility company
Strategic advisory and Market analysis
Divestiture of part of the business
Acquisition advisory and Market analysis
General financial advisory
Acquisition advisory of marketing boutique
Exclusive placement /fundraising for investment fond CZK 300 mio
Divestiture to strategic partner
Advisory on divestiture to
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 12 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 IPO and 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.
Petr Kmoníček works as a Director in the Roklen Corporate Finance department. His responsibilities include new deals acquisition and management and execution of the ongoing transactions.
Petr has more than 7 years working experience in corporate finance (M&A). Prior to joining Roklen, Petr worked in Corporate Finance department of Patria and earlier in ERSTE Group, where he was executing transaction in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Petr acted as an adviser on transactions for numerous companies such as divestiture of HomeBrands, subsidiary of Unilever CR, leading Czech company specializing in the distribution of the insecticides which was acquired by SC Johnson & Son; divestiture of Fronek, spol. s r.o., Czech construction company sold to noted strategic investor – IMOS Brno; acquisition; acquisition of Valosun - distributor of pharmaceutical products and food supplements for pharmaceutical company Walmark; acquisition of the major share in Veletrhy Brno, acquisition of the SBAJ Inmart for the leading player in hydraulics components the Charvat Group; strategic advisory for the Skanska; elaboration of expert studies on sales of the residual assets of Ceske drahy; voluntary auction of the Hipodrom Most company’s assets owned by Severni energeticka; management buy-out of Profinit, DEL and others.
Petr graduated from the University of Economics in Prague, majoring in Corporate economy and management.
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.
Michal has been working as an associate in the Roklen Corporate Finance since july 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 IT, manufacturing, engineering, services (media) and FMCG industries and was part of the team on more than 5 companies valuation.
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.In december 2017 successfully passed CFA level 1 exam.
Adam Zika has been an associate 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, automotive, engineering, water management and utilities and was part of the team on more than 5 companies valuation.
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.
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.
Eva Hrubošová has worked at Roklen from September 2015 as an Equity capital market specialist.She had been working for the previous 9 years for Tomas Bata Univerzity in Zlín as a lecturer at the Faculty of Management and Economics at Finance and Accounting Departement. She was focused on Risk Management and Capital Markets, about the findings she published several scientific articles in impact magazines and foreign conferences.
She has a Master of Economics degree from the Faculty of Management and Economics at Tomas Bata University in Zlin.