May 17th, 2013, at the semi-annual Conference in Moscow, the members of Globalscope voted unanimously in favour of admitting five new partner firms to their international network. Globalscope now has 31 partner firms in 24 countries including:
FIRST ATHENS joins the network as Globalscope’s sole member in Greece. An independent boutique corporate finance firm established in 2010, offering advisory services and private equity with experience in the following sectors: logistics, technology, mobile marketing and communications, cosmetics - healthcare, media, food, e-commerce & banking.
PORTOFINO INVESTMENTS is based in Tel Aviv, Israel, and is a mid-market independent investment bank firm founded in 2003. Led by a professional team of eight, Portofino offers buy-side, sell-side and merger advisory services to equity and debt capital markets. The sector base in Israel is particularly focused on technology, media, telecoms, water & agro-tech, and oil and gas.
NEXT CORPORATE joins the network as an additional member for Globalscope in Spain. Based in Barcelona and operating in the Catalan and Spanish mid-market since 1990, Next Corporate has worked on over fifty projects in M&A, equity fundraising, financial restructuring and corporate development, and has expertise in manufacturing, services & distribution, health & pharmaceuticals, leisure & tourism, and technology.
AUGEO VENTURES joins the network as Globalscope’s first member in Poland. Augeo Ventures offers buy-side and sell-side advisory services including fundraising since 2009 and has experience in TMT, construction, engineering, food, retail, financial services, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and logistics.
SUMMA CAPITAL Oy is a partner-owned investment bank based in Helsinki. Founded in 2003, Summa has 12 professionals providing investment banking services in M&A, divestitures, financing and capital market transactions to its clients which include PE firms, financial institutions, Finnish and international publicly listed and private companies and their owners.
Michael Moritz, the President of Globalscope commented:
“All five new members bring with them expertise in key markets where the network was previously unrepresented. All are top M&A firms in their respective countries and we are delighted that they have chosen to join Globalscope over other networks. Many thanks to the combined effort of the Globalscope recruitment team which has greatly enhanced the success of the Moscow conference.”