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The expertise and professionalism of CORPIN in the field of corporate finance is derived chiefly from the experience of its managing partners:

Jiří Hák

Jiří Hák
  • 2003 - 2007 PPF a.s., Praha: External Advisor and subsequently Mergers and Acquisitions Director
    Selected transactions managed by Jiří Hák:
    • Acquisition of a stake in NOMOS Bank (Russia)
    • Partial sale of Česká Pojišťovna to Generali and formation of a central
      and eastern European insurance joint-venture between PPF and Generali
    • Sale of eBanka to Raiffeisen Group
    • Sale of the Česká Pojišťovna minority interest in Modrá pyramida building society to Komerční banka
    • Sale of ČP Leasing to Credit Agricole Group
    • Purchase of the life insurance portfolio of insurer QBE Slovakia by Česká Poisťovňa Slovakia
    • Ukraine market entry of Home Credit Group in the form of two separate acquisitions: (i)Agrobank bank (ii) PrivatKredit, a consumer loan broker
    • Belarus market entry of Home Credit Group through acquisition of a smaller bank, Lorobank
    • Acquisition of ABN AMRO Penzijní fond by Česká pojišťovna
      Mr. Hák co-managed this transaction as one of a four-member Transaction Steering Committee
  • 1998 - 2002 ABN AMRO, London: Assistant Director
    Selected transactions in which Jiří Hák played a significant role:
    • Advisory to Generali insurance company for the intended acquisition
      of a Spanish insurance company
    • Acquisition of Lisbon stock exchange by Euronext
    • Purchase of British leasing firm Dial by ABN AMRO Lease Holding
      from Barclays Bank
    • Sale of the Canadian subsidiary of French mutual insurer Groupama to the British insurance company now known as Aviva
    • Acquisition of the 2nd largest Slovak bank, VÚB by Italian banking group INTESA

Jan Chmelík

Jan Chmelík
  • 2004 - 2007 WOOD & Co: Director, Investment Banking
    Selected transactions led by Jan Chmelík:
    • Advisory for MTG on the acquisition of a 50% stake in Balkan Media Group from Apace Media, a company listed on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market, for € 12 million
    • Several mandates in the field of mergers and acquisitions, share capital markets, valuation and restructuring for Arcelor Mittal and its wholly-owned Czech subsidiaries
    • Advisory for MTG on the acquisition of a 50% stake in TV Prima, Czech Republic’s second largest commercial television station (€ 96 million)
    • Advisory for Telefonica on a € 2.75 billion acquisition of a 51.1% stake in Český telecom in the privatisation process and subsequent public share offer
      via which Telefonica increased its stake in Český telecom by € 910 million
      to 69.4%
    • First Czech IPO – Zentiva(€ 174 million) and several subsequent transactions
      via which Warburg Pincus reduced its stake in the company Zentiva
  • 1998 – 2003 HSBC Investment Banking, Praha: Manager
    Selected transactions in which Jan Chmelík played a major role:
    • Advisory for the Slovak Government on the privatisation of a 49% stake
      in the company Stredoslovenská energetika via sale to EdF
      (€ 160 million)
    • Advisory for LNM Holding on the acquisition of the state interest
      in Nová huť
      , the largest Czech steel producer (€ 207 million)
    • Advisory for the Czech Government on the privatisation of a 63% stake
      in the company Unipetrol
      , the largest Czech refinery and petrochemical industry enterprise
    • Advisory for DBG on the sale of a 100% stake in the company Czech On Line , the largest Czech internet services provider, to the company Telekom Austria for $ 220 million
    • Advisory for Seco Tools, a subsidiary of the company Sandvik,
      on the acquisition of a large part of the company Pramet Šumperk
    • Advisory for IPS on the acquisition of the company Dopravní Stavby Holding
  • 1995 – 1998 EEIP, Praha: investment banking services, at the time a local partner of WestLB Panmure
    Selected transactions in which Jan Chmelík played a major role:
    • Advisory for AERO Holding on the sale of the company WALTER,
      a manufacturer of turbo-prop engines, to the company Novus Holding
    • Advisory for AERO Holding and Konsolidační banka on the sale of the company LET Kunovice, a manufacturer of small turbo-prop passenger aircraft
    • Advisory for the National Property Fund of the Czech Republic on the privatisation of the following, and other, companies:
      • Ateliéry Zlín, the Czech Republic’s second largest film studio,
        to the company BONTON
      • Technoplast Chropyně, second largest Czech plastics manufacturer
      • Olšanské papírny, third largest Czech paper company
      • Pražské papírny