The Finance Monthly M&A Awards 2021

F i nance Month l y M&A Awards 2021 - 25 - - AUSTRIA - Mergers & Acquisitions Adviser of the Year Firm Profile Vienna Capital Partners (VCP) is a leading independent corporate finance advisor in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe (CEE and SEE). With offices in Vienna and Warsaw, we have the decisive local presence, knowledge and cross-cultural understanding required to execute transactions in a goal-oriented, time efficient and thorough manner. From our office network, we actively cover Austria, Poland, Czechia, Hungary, Slovakia, Romania and the Baltic and Balkan countries. VCP offers comprehensive independent corporate finance advisory services. We provide our clients with support on a full range of strategic and financial questions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, restructuring, capital structure and raising capital. Our team delivers transaction-focused strategic advice across all industry sectors to a diverse range of clients, including large and mid-sized corporations, private equity funds, entrepreneurs, management teams and family offices. Our core values Commitment We are committed to building strong long-term relationships with our clients, ensuring a clear understanding of their strategy and a genuine interest in their businesses. We always put our clients’ interests first. Our experience shows that if we serve our clients well, our own success will follow. Independence VCP is owned exclusively by the partners, either personally or through their private foundations. We are not affected by the conflicts of interest inherent in larger institutions as a result of their lending, trading and research operations, thus we can offer our clients independent and objective corporate finance advice. Expertise We have an uncompromising determination to achieve excellence in everything we do and constantly strive to find the best solution to a client’s problems. Technical capabilities and continuous staff training and development are decisive factors for our long-term success. Integrity Integrity and reliability lie at the heart of our business. We understand the need to handle highly sensitive assignments with absolute discretion and confidentiality, and expect our people to maintain high ethical standards in everything they do. Senior involvement VCP’s partners are closely involved in assignments from start to finish, ensuring that our clients benefit from their experience and expertise from initiation all the way through to completion. About Heinrich Pecina Heinrich Pecina is the founder and Senior Partner of VCP: He has decades of experience as a board member responsible for developing investment bank- ing activities and entering new markets. Since establishing VCP in 1998, Heinrich has per- sonally initiated and arranged the successful closing of many of our milestone transactions. From 1990 to 1998, he was responsible for developing Creditanstalt Investment Bank (CAIB) from a newly estab- lished investment bank into one of the leading and best- known players in Central and Eastern Europe during that time. As Deputy Chairman of the Managing Board of CAIB, he was responsible for corpo- rate finance, project finance and fund management. In addition, he was in charge of the successful initiation, and profitable development, of in- vestment banking activities in Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Ro- mania and Russia. Heinrich Pecina Vienna Capital Partners (VCP)

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