• Managing Partner & Founder
  • Jan started his career in 1995
  • Jan holds a degree from the Institute of Economic Studies at Charles University in Prague and the Thames Valley University in Great Britain, where he studied Corporate Finance
  • Jan likes playing tennis and spending time with family
  • Before the foundation of CORPIN Jan managed or participated on the following transactions:
  • 2004 - 2007 WOOD & Co: Director, Investment Banking
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  • 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: Manager
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  • 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
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  • 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

Other CORPIN team members

Jiří Hák

Managing Partner