Sofia Bianchi, Portfolio Manager of BlueCrest Capital UK
Mr Sabin Piso has been instrumental in intermediating, advising and executing the negotiation for selling a Romanian telecom company.
Capital Partners is Romania’s leading independent investment banking adviser, founded, owned and managed by four Romanian ex-bankers: Doru Lionachescu, Andrei Diaconescu, Victor Capitanu and Vlad Busila. The Partners have an aggregated 25 years of corporate banking and capital markets experience accumulated in Romania, with ING Bank, Citibank, EFG Eurobank and Alpha Bank.
Since inception, Capital Partners advised on transactions amounting to more than EUR 1.8 billion successfully closed across its main business lines: M&A, Corporate Finance and Real Estate.
Capital Partners managed to position itself since inception as a reliable, responsive and efficient supplier of valuable investment banking advice and financing intermediation. During 2005-2009, Capital Partners successfully closed more than EUR 1.5 billion of transactions, such as the sale of Mindbank to ATEbank of Greece, the sale of BT Asigurari to Groupama of France, the sale of Ejobs to Tiger Fund of US, the sale of Eurisko to world leader CB Richard Ellis, the acquisition of Romenergo by Nauru Holdings – one of the largest transactions in private energy in Romania- , or the sale of a minority stake in Internetcorp to 3TS Capital Partners.
On top of this, Capital Partners arranged several hundred millions Euro of corporate financings for its customers, one of the more recent deals being the EUR 140 million financing arranged for Romstrade, the largest private financing for an infrastructure project in Romania yet. A more comprehensive list of our Business Credentials is posted under the Deals header of the site.
Our deal pipeline for 2010-2011 includes M&A, Corporate Finance and REA&F transactions in excess of one billion Euro across several industries and sectors, both buy and sell side.
During the ordinary course of its business Capital Partners works closely with most of the commercial banks present in Romania (Unicredit Tiriac, Piraeus Bank, Volksbank, National Bank of Greece, EFG Eurobank, Alpha Bank, Raiffeisen, BCR-Erste, Transilvania Bank) or with offshore financial institutions showing a strong interest in the country (Deutsche Bank, EBRD, UBS, WestLB, Credit Suisse, Charlemagne Capital, various private equity and hedge funds).
Our company is the member of the world’s largest M&A alliance, M&A International Inc (www.mergers.net). Established in 1985, M&A International Inc. offers the unparalleled, global resources of over 600 M&A professionals operating in every major financial center of the world. We are closely linked and together we advise our clients on acquisitions, divestitures and financing. We have closed over 1,300 transactions totaling more than US$75 billion in transaction value in the past five years.
For an independent coverage of our activity please go to local financial publications websites (www.zf.ro, www.themoneychannel.ro, www.moneyexpress.ro,www.standard.ro, www.wall-street.ro, www.businessmagazin.ro). Regular updates are also posted on our websites www.capitalpartners.ro,www.investmentbanking.ro, www.fonduriUE.eu.