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Karoly Schweininger

Former Head of Investment Management and M&A (Magyar Telekom Plc.)

Budapest, Hungary

$800/day

Specialized in investment management, corporate finance and M&A with around 25 years of experience in capital markets. Recently as Head of Investment Management and M&A at Magyar Telekom responsible for the group’s investment portfolio as well as M&A activities both in Hungary and abroad. Prior to that, as Director of one of the largest independent Hungarian and Central European financial advisory firms, advised multinational and local companies to establish and implement their M&A strategies.

Domain experience

Relevant Total Experience: 21 years

Seniority Level: Senior

Sector Experience: 

Alternative Carriers Independent Power Producers and Energy Traders Integrated Telecommunication Services Media and Entertainment Software and Services Wireless Telecommunication Services

Skills

Skilled in: Corporate Strategy, Project Management Office (PMO), Post Merger Integration (PMI), Divestitures, Joint Venture, Bolt-on acquisitions, Corporate Governance & ESG, Value Creation & Enhancement, Sell-side M&A, Corporate Development, Buy-Side M&A

Technical Skills: Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Office

Languages: German, English, Hungarian

Work Experience

K&H Securities Plc.

Equity analyst

01/07/1997

 

- 01/07/1999

Equity analyst covering stocks listed on the Budapest Stock Exchange. Responsibilities included researches on domestic and global capital markets.

Nemet Befektetesi Tarsasag Plc. (securities trading company)

Equity analyst

01/08/1999

 

- 01/08/2001

Equity analyst covering stocks listed on the Budapest Stock Exchange. Responsibilities included researches on domestic and global capital markets.

Euro-Phoenix Financial Advisors Ltd.

Financial Advisor (Director)

01/09/2001

 

- 01/09/2007

Responsible for the M&A execution team of one of the largest independent financial advisory boutiques in the CEE/SEE region. Concluded buy and sell side transactions in various sectors (e.g. telecoms, energy).

Magyar Telekom Plc.

Head of Investment Management and M&A

01/10/2007

 

- 01/05/2022

Leading the team responsible for Magyar Telekom Group’s (member of Deutsche Telekom Group) investment portfolio and M&A activities both in Hungary and abroad. Concluded buy and sell side transactions in telecoms, IT/SI, software, online media, energy sectors.

Confidence First Financial Advisors Llc.

Founder and Managing Director

1/12/2022

 

- Now

As a freelance M&A advisor, I help businesses to achieve their strategic goals via mergers and aquisitions, offering complete set of relevant services (due diligence, valuation, transaction structuring, negotiation, post-merger integration, etc.).

Education

Corvinus University

Economics (Finance)

01/09/1994

 

- 01/06/1999

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