We aim to improve
the quality of valuation
We deal with valuation and other related financial analyses
Our values and
We apply the most up-to-date research in our practices
Our activities are divided into three main pillars. In addition to our research focus, we also provide financial analytical support in a variety of situations - acquisitions, insolvency or litigation. We use the knowledge gained in the application of new theoretical concepts and more than 20 years of practical experience from several of our key team members.
We apply the best practices and latest research findings in the field of valuation, competitive economics, damage quantification, price regulations, economic tests, price adequacy assessments, capital market analysis and insolvency.
Ethical principles, financial knowledge and the use of good practices are the 3-pronged foundation of our value system.
We distil complex issues into easily understandable information and data so that our partners and clients are able to make the best decisions possible.
We are used to thinking in a broader context and we always deliver more than what is expected from us.
We never compromise on quality.
Throughout our analysis, we are open to any and all ideas. We search for the best solutions, no matter who they come from.
We value integrity and objectivity.
We follow the latest global trends in finance and focus on the development of applied research throughout Europe.
We organise conferences for professionals in the financial sector. We have also designed training courses to educate practitioners in the field of valuation as well as for the general public.
Research providing practical answers
We use financial analyses, statistical models, the latest economic theories, artificial intelligence and other tools to provide practical solutions to any given problem. Wherever our expertise ends, we work with the world's leading experts in the field.
We focuse on applied research that provides practical answers. We are currently working on the following projects:
When does Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) generate value?
What is the long-term impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the future performance of companies?
How has the required return on capital changed for investors due to the Covid-19 crises?
Lectures and Seminars for Professionals
We organize conferences for professionals and educate practitioners as well as the general public through a wide array of training courses. They help to explore and analyse new ideas and trends in applied research.
We organise company valuation training courses for court sworn experts, employees of valuation companies, financial directors, M&A advisors, and financial analysts, or any other environment where our knowledge and expertise can be found valuable. Topics of lectures cover finance, valuation, M&A, litigation and data analytics.
We are currently organizing next year’s European Valuation Conference in cooperation with ASA Europe. Details for the conference will be published soon. Save the date:
European Valuation Conference
24 May 2022
Prague, The Municipal House
Details will be published soon.
We both provide analyses and can organise the entire process in M&A
We rely on rigorous analyses during litigation
We use our knowledge from courtrooms and investigations in insolvency
Valuation of companies and other assets in acquisitions, sales and the establishment of joint ventures
Financial models for financing or internal decision making
Organising the entire sale or purchase process, including acquisition financing
Expert opinions and testimonies in disputes concerning squeeze-out, damage calculation, regulation or competition
Expert reports for arbitration or settlements
Preparation of expert opinions for creditors' committees, courts, insolvency trustees, and management of companies in financial distress
Valuation within the reorganisation process
“Honza Marek is one of those people who does not waste time explaining why something is difficult and impossible. He starts looking for quick and effective solutions. He is a professional in his field with a strong sense for the client's business perspective.”
— Petr Koblic,
CEO and Chairman, Prague Stock Exchange
Mgr. Jan Marek, CFA, ASA leads the area of financial analysis and applied research. Prior to joining EVI, Jan was a partner in Deloitte, leading the valuation and financial modelling team for Central Europe. At the beginning of his career, he worked as a management consultant, portfolio manager and broker on the Prague Stock Exchange. He has more than 20 years of experience in valuation of companies and other assets, litigation, financial modelling, transfer pricing, competition economics, and other financial analyses in Europe, Asia, America and Africa.
Jan is a member of the Commission for Experts for the Ministry of Justice and a court sworn expert specializing in business valuation. Jan also acts as the president of the European Chapter of ASA (American Society of Appraisers) and a member of the Business Valuation Standards Board at the IVSC, which issues the International Valuation Standards. He has also led the Czech translation of the International Valuation Standards.
Jan is a graduate of the master's program in economics and finance at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Institute of Economic Studies at Charles University. Jan has lectured at valuation conferences, at the Charles University, the University of Economics and the Judicial Academy.
Mgr. Pavel Burša leads the area of transaction advisory. Prior to joining EVI, he worked at BM Management (an asset management boutique of Zdeněk Bakala private equity group) as an investment manager, where he was responsible for finding and evaluating investment opportunities and their implementation. Previously, he worked in the corporate finance department of Patria Finance.
He has more than 20 years of experience in M&A transactions and private equity management. During his career, he had an opportunity to get insights into various industries such as IT, media, through retail, real estate, engineering, paper, transport, and heavy industry (coal and energy). He was the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Economia, a.s. - a leading publishing house in the Czech Republic.
Pavel is a graduate of the master's program in economics and finance at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague.
Petra Jirůtková, MSc. leads the area of education. Prior to joining EVI, she gained hands-on valuation experience as part of the valuation team at Deloitte. For the past five years, she has been working on innovative concepts in teaching, such as Mastery Learning, Growth mindset and Flipped classroom as a manager of the Khanova skola (a Czech non-profit organisation in charge of translating content of Khan Academy into Czech).
Petra is a graduate of the bachelor's program in economics and finance at the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University, Prague and a graduate of the master's program in finance and investment at Erasmus University, Rotterdam. She also holds a human rights certificate from Palacky University.
We are constantly looking for new talents.
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