Partners

  • Partners

    • Robert Knorr
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      Robert Knorr

      Co-Managing Partner

      Robert is the Co-Managing Partner at Mid Europa Partners.  He is a member of the Investment Committee and co-chairs the Management Committee of the firm. Robert is also head of the Budapest office.

      Prio to joining the team, Robert worked with Bankers Trust in London and Deutsche Bank in Milan.

       

      Education

      B.A. in Economics and Business from the University of Rome ''La Sapienza''

      Masters in Finance from London Business School

      Languages

      Croatian, Serbian, Slovenian, Italian

       

    • Matthew Strassberg
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      Matthew Strassberg

      Co-Managing Partner

      Matthew is the Co-Managing Partner at Mid Europa Partners. He is a member of the Investment Committee and co-chairs the Management Committee of the firm.  He is also co-head of the Warsaw office.

      Prior to joining the team, he worked in the leveraged finance team at Merrill Lynch in London.  Previously, he worked in the M&A department at J.P. Morgan in London and New York.  Matthew began his career in New York where he worked at Merrill Lynch and TLC Capital Partners, the investment firm of Reginald F. Lewis.

       

      Education

      B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago

      M.B.A. from INSEAD, France

      Languages

      Polish, Spanish, French

    • Kerim Turkmen
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      Kerim Turkmen

      Partner

      Kerim is a Partner at Mid Europa Partners.  He is responsible for deal sourcing, executing and monitoring of investments.

      Prior to joining the team, he worked at GMT Communications Partners, a private equity fund specialising in telecommunications and media.  Previously, he worked in the Investment Banking Division at Merrill Lynch in London.

      Education

      B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College, London

      M.Sc. in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics


      Languages

      Turkish

       

    • Paweł Padusiński
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      Paweł Padusiński

      Partner

      Paweł is a Partner at Mid Europa Partners and the co-head of the Warsaw office. He is responsible for deal sourcing, executing and monitoring of investments.

      Prior to joining the team, Paweł worked in the Corporate Finance Department at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Warsaw.

      Education

      M.Sc. in Finance & Banking and Strategic Management from the Warsaw School of Economics

      Chartered Financial Analyst

      Languages

      Polish, German

    • Manish Mittal
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      Manish Mittal

      Partner, Chief Operating Officer

      Manish is a Partner and the Chief Operating Officer at Mid Europa Partners.

      Prior to joining the team, he was the Finance Director at Kennet Partners. He has also worked for Advent Venture Partners and he began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

       

       

      Education

      B.Sc. in Mathematics and Chemistry, University of Sheffield, UK

      M.Sc. in Finance, University of Leicester, UK

      Chartered Accountant

      Chartered Tax Advisor
         

    • Andrej Babache
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      Andrej Babache

      Partner

      Andrej is a Partner at Mid Europa Partners.  He is responsible for deal sourcing, executing and monitoring of investments.

      Prior to joining the team, he worked in Citigroup's Investment Banking Division in London, focusing on transactions in CEE and Turkey.

      Education

      M.A. in Economics and Business (joint honours) from the University of Edinburgh

      Languages

      Macedonian, Croatian, Serbian, German, French, Farsi