The Prague Finance Institute in cooperation with the economic daily E15 invites you to listen to the first podcast from PFI Talks. The first guest of the moderator Leoš Rousek is Igor Mesenský, partner and head of mergers and acquisitions for the CEE region at KPMG. In the interview, you will learn how COVID-19 has affected the buying and selling of companies that are most affected by the industry and where future opportunities lie. You can listen to the whole conversation conducted in the Czech language in your favorite podcast application. Below you will also find a short bonus video with questions from Leoš Rousek in English.
Interview in Czech language
Shorter interview in English language
Igor Mesenský – CEE head of M&A /KPMG/
With over 26 years of experience and more than a hundred transactions behind his name, Igor Mesenský is one of the leading M&A leading experts in the Czech Republic. His experience has included both domestic and cross-border transactions related to the privatization of companies and general valuation projects. His list of clients has encompassed large corporations, both domestic and international, and, SMEs, the latter with which he has done a significant amount of work in a variety of industries. Among his most noteworthy transactions are the privatization of Komerční banka, the sale of the Aral gas station network, and the acquisition of Innogy.