Szécsi BalázsDirector, Portfolio Management
Balázs joined GB & Partners in mid-2018, strengthening the portfolio management department. Currently, as portfolio management director, he and his team are responsible for some anchor investments like Nanushka, Rotachrom and Trezex. Balázs holds more than a decade of Big4 corporate finance adviser experience as he took part in over a hundred M&A and corporate restructuring deals both in Hungary and in the CEE region. His key advisory references include, amongst others, McDonalds in selling their CEE franchise licence, the participation in the bailout process of MKB Bank and in the stress testing of OTP initiated by the National Bank of Hungary as well as in the selling process of KITE agricultural holding and in the Axel Springer-Ringier media portfolio merger. He also managed numerous corporate valuation and due diligence exercises with agricultural and real estate companies as well as the selling of several NPL bank portfolios. He decided to team up with GB & Partners following 10 years with PwC (and also E&Y) in their Budapest, Austrian and Polish offices.