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HL Corporate Finance Sp. z.o.o. Sp. K.
Postepu 11/11A
02-676 Warszawa
Tel: +48 22 653 90 90

http://hlcf.pl

People

Maciej Cieślak, Managing Partner

Maciej has over twenty years of experience in equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, as well as market entry strategies for foreign investors. Before founding Holon Consultants in 2002, he was a Manager in a British management consultancy company – Central Europe Trust. He held UNIDO lectures and training programmes for Polish companies. He graduated in Physics from the Jagiellonian University in Cracow and Heidelberg University. He holds a PhD in Nuclear Physics. He completed his post-graduate studies in the World Economy Department at Warsaw School of Economics. Maciej is keen on fine-art photography both as photographer and collector. He has participated in various deals within the logistics and food sectors and is member of our logistics and food industry groups.

Stefan Kirk, Partner

Stefan, Partner, has 25 years of experience in M&A, capital raising and business development advisory for Polish owner –managers, private equity funds and foreign direct investors, successfully completing scores of assignments over the years. Before joining Maciej at Holon in 2011, he worked as an interim manager for external development projects through the 2000s. In the 1990s we worked for six years at Central Europe Trust, and four years at Deutsche Bank, in London and Warsaw. He graduated in Modern History from Oxford University in 1989, and has been working ever since. To support his role at Holon, Stefan also writes a monthly M&A column for just-food.com. In his spare time he is a keen art historian and collector. Stefan has participated in various deals within the food sector and is member of our food industry group.

Jacek Korpala, Partner

Jacek has close to 30 years of experience in managing private equity, advising in M&A transactions, strategic consulting, project finance and business angel investing. He was partner at ARX Equity, a firm managing private equity funds investing in Poland and other CEE countries, investor at Hedgehog business angel fund, partner heading corporate finance practice in the Warsaw office of Arthur Andersen and director of department responsible for initial public offerings, sale of large companies and sectoral privatization at the Polish Ministry of Privatization. He graduated from the Department of Foreign Trade at SGPiS (now SGH/Warsaw School of Economics) and attended several professional trainings and courses on capital markets, M&A, valuations and management. He has participated in various deals within the automotive and industrial sectors and is member of our automotive and industrial industry groups.

Mikołaj Martyński, Director

Mikołaj has over 10 years of experience in M&A advisory, previously working for the international consulting companies KPMG and Grant Thornton. He graduated from the Poznań University of Economics and holds a master’s degree in capital investments and financial strategies of enterprise. Mikołaj also graduated from ISCTE in Lisbon focusing on Corporate Finance. He has participated in various deals within the logistics, food&beverage and retail sectors and is a member of Translink’s logistics group.

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