As the Atlantic has been the bridge between “old” and “new” worlds, the prime objective of Atlantic Connection is to make the bridge for business opportunities in the flourishing markets of Eastern and Southern Europe, supporting its clients in their business endeavors and expansion plans.
Professionalism, Transparency, Reliability and Commitment
With a strong client and goal oriented culture, we see these four principles as the foundation of any solid business relationship.
Founded by a group of entrepreneurs with more than 10 years of international background and remarkable experience in different domains such as Agribusiness, Real Estate and Construction, Investment/Project Management and Energy, this company was brought to life following the clear perception of the need for having a new and effective approach when it comes to supporting the investors’ initiatives or expansions plans within the region.
Being more than a traditional business advisor, Atlantic Connection aims to be recognized as a reference business partner delivering services according with the international standards, and with a distinctive multi-disciplinary approach and unique market insights from its team. Our team delivers tailored and turnkey solutions that ensures our client’s business performance and successful investments. The lack of such services has often proven to be a considerable bottleneck for investors trying to deploy their investments in the market.
Atlantic Connection’s team provides for balanced blend between the actual knowledge of the markets where we operate, and the mastering of the key practices and skills required internationally within business and investment advisory.
During the past years, our founding partners have held managing positions across different industries/sectors, within a corporate/multinational environment, accumulating a distinctive experience that can now translate into added value for our clients.
On the Agribusiness sector, our team have played a critical role on the establishment of foreign investors in Romania and on the development and expansion of their activities, heading the land management and farming operations for farmland portfolios up to 21.000 ha, along with the management of the largest farmland investment fund present in Romania. Such relevant experience acquired within the different perspectives of the business (operational, management, financial/investment) allow us to master the business value chain, along with a strong and valuable networking.
As to the Real Estate & Construction sector, we can provide a substantial and diversified track record, having successfully assisted the development, construction and project management of multi-million projects (energy, real estate, industrial, agriculture, office and housing), ensuring that projects were timely delivered, with quality and within the budget, permanently mitigating the potential risks for the final beneficiary.
Our proven track record and competences in the core sectors mentioned above is leveraged by the diverse background of the founding partners in various sectors, bringing key cross-industry skills related with strategy planning, financing and organization design. We have also dealt with various corporate and project finance deals within the energy, environment and construction sectors, along with the strategic design and implementation regarding business and organizational restructuring.
Leading a young and enthusiastic team, our managing partners combine their international experience with profound knowledge of market realities. With a strong corporate background forged during the past 10 years we are able to deliver the best services to our clients.
Lawyer, member of the Portuguese and Romanian Bar, has been managing farmland portfolios for the last 10 years. He initially came to Romania with a Portuguese company, developing a greenfield farm business up to 18.000 ha in operation and EUR 20M turnover. In the last four years, he has been managing one of the biggest portfolios of farmland for an institutional fund of EUR 300M.
Civil Engineer with large experience in construction project management, technical assistance and construction supervision. During the past 10 years, he has been involved in several engineering projects (agribusiness, industrial, renewable energy and real estate –housing/office and commercial buildings), mastering the practices of project development and EPCM. Previously, he collaborated with a top engineering company, acting as regional manager for Eastern/Central Europe, with particular focus on Romania, Poland and Italy, while globally assisting the business development of the group in the renewables energy field.
Master in Corporate Finance, with a strong focus on strategy and organizations, has accumulated a significant experience on the environmental, energy and construction business. With more than 17 years’ experience, he developed his skills through several reference companies as CFO/Business Developer.
Economist and Finance expert, with 15 years of progressive experience in finance and operation management, with strong background in Finance and an international experience which covered markets from Western and Eastern Europe, United States and Africa. He has played key leadership roles of Chief Financial Officer working on large operations, providing business financial advisory, preparing growth plans and developing strategies. He has outstanding professional achievements running complex financial verticals of >100 M Euros/year.