Founded in summer 2011 in both Zurich, Switzerland, and Prague, Czech republic, Touzimsky Kapital group aims to invest in interesting targets on its own or alongside its private clients and to provide strategic advisory services, in most cases related to prospective or existing investments.
Irena Valentová, managing partner, graduated in Economic Statistics from Prague School of Economics, she also holds MA degree from Faculty of Law at Charles University in Prague, and MBA from US Business School of Prague, Rochester Institute of Technology. Irena’s professional career includes, inter alia, twelve years of private equity experience while working for Bancroft funds.
Jan Veverka, partner, graduated in Modern History at the Faculty of Social Science, International Studies Institute of Charles University in Prague. Before founding Touzimsky Kapital group Jan worked for Czech Railways and Citigroup.
Jan Pekař, partner, graduated in Finance at the University of Economics in Prague, where he now lectures as part of his doctoral studies. Jan worked among other in management consulting services at Deloitte Advisory. He is a CFA charterholder.
Ondřej Kurečka, chief analyst, graduated in Finance at the VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava. Ondřej worked among other as an analyst for AXA investment company.
Josef Kristiňák, senior technology consultant, graduated in Combat and Special Vehicles at Faculty of Military Technology University of Defence in Brno. He worked for the Ministry of Defence until 2017.
Aleš Zázvorka, co-investor, founder and owner of IBG, one of the leading Central European companies in the field of off-grid energy.
Touzimsky Kapital advisory services reflect both it’s core team’s and external advisors’ professional background and client’s knowledge and experience. We expect that our advisory services will only bring value to the client if in our relationship the following principles are encouraged:
Touzimsky Kapital advisory services mostly focus on formulating strategy corresponding to client’s specific situation. By making balanced use of both internal knowledge and external information sources, we believe to bring strategic advice that shall help you make better strategic decisions. Our professional competence includes, alongside strategic advice also financial management and public relations.
We evaluate investment opportunities on our own or together with our clients – partners. We are particularly interested in businesses located in the Czech Republic and Slovakia having yearly turnover from 4 to 40 EUR mil., clear business plan focused on growth, and capable management. We are rather opportunistic with regard to industry.
Touzimsky Kapital group is prepared to consider any investment opportunity you may choose to bring to our attention. However, our intention is to focus on businesses where at least one of the three following characteristics is present:
Touzimsky Kapital group is prepared to be active and committed investor or co-investor in every sense. After becoming the owner, we are prepared to participate in the target company management. Together with existing or new management team we are prepared to take part in identification, evaluation and possibly also financing of all promising opportunities to further develop our investments.
Touzimsky Kapital associate companies and subsidiaries achieved over 3,3 bil. CZK turnover in 2015, recording earnings before interest, taxation and depreciation (EBITDA) 290 mil. CZK. Expected turnover for 2016 amounts to 9,4 bil. CZK with over 390 mil. CZK EBITDA. Companies within Touzimsky Kapital group employ over 950 professionals.