Our team
 

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Martin Machoň
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Chairman of the Board of Directors of APS, CEO, APS Group

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17 years of experience with problem debts. He has been involved in all phases of APS's development since its establishment in 2004. The sole shareholder of APS since 2015. He previously worked for Lucent Technologies and Société Générale.

Board

Jozef Martinák
Board

Investments CIO, APS Investments

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He started his career in private equity with a focus on investments in problem debts (realized through APS) between 2008 and 2011. Since then, Jozef has executed transactions with problem debts for APS and its clients with a total value exceeding EUR 500 million. Jozef also oversees the advisory services and composition of portfolios of various investment instruments.

Petr Valenta
Board

Regional Controller, APS Investments

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Petr joined APS team in 2016 after several year in Big4 and Finance. Jointly with the Investment team he cooperated on execution of distressed assets transactions acquired by APS in CEE & SE.

Supervisory board

Tereza Šimanovská Supervisory board

Group Head of Legal & Compliance
Chairman of the Supervisory Board

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Tereza is responsible for managing internal legal services across Europe and coordinating external legal advisors. She joined APS in 2015 after spending 5 years at Clifford Chance and 2 years at Allen and Overy Prague, where she focused on cross border M&A, corporate and anti-trust law. In 2013 she qualified as advocate registered with Czech Bar Association. 
 

Eva Hlavenová
Supervisory board

Head of Fund Administration & Controlling, APS Investments
Member of the Supervisory Board

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Eva has already been working at APS for six years. She is responsible for 35 companies in central and southeastern Europe. She leads the Fund Administration department in controlling, reporting, managing external accountants, and cash flow management. She deals with the support and management of statutory and consolidated audits. She is also in charge of setting and implementing internal directives and regulations. Eva is a member of the APS Seeding Knowledge Foundation.

Adriana Jurková
Supervisory board

Senior Tax & Structuring Consultant
Member of the Supervisory Board

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Investment Committee (APS Investments)

Martin Machoň
Investment Committee

Chairman of the Board of Directors of APS, CEO, APS Group

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17 years of experience with problem debts. He has been involved in all phases of APS's development since its establishment in 2004. The sole shareholder of APS since 2015. He previously worked for Lucent Technologies and Société Générale.

Jozef Martinák
Investment Committee

Investments, CIO, APS Investments

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He started his career in private equity with a focus on investments in problem debts (realized through APS) between 2008 and 2011. Since then, Jozef has executed transactions with problem debts for APS and its clients with a total value exceeding EUR 500 million. Jozef also oversees the advisory services and composition of portfolios of various investment instruments.

Petr Kohout
Investment Committee

CFO, APS Group

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Petr has more than 25 years of experience in financial services in the Czech Republic and abroad. He spent 12 years in the Société Générale Group, where he also served as the CEO of its consumer finance subsidiary in Vietnam. Before joining APS, Petr worked as the CFO of the Home Credit Group, the world's largest provider of POS financing. He also worked for PriceWaterhouseCoopers and ING.

Investment Team (APS Investments)

Jozef Martinák
Investment team

Investments, CIO, APS Investments

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He started his career in private equity with a focus on investments in problem debts (realized through APS) between 2008 and 2011. Since then, Jozef has executed transactions with problem debts for APS and its clients with a total value exceeding EUR 500 million. Jozef also oversees the advisory services and composition of portfolios of various investment instruments.

Tomáš Balún
Investment team

Investment manager, APS Investments

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Tomáš oversees the valuations for investments across the Central and Southern Europe. Joined APS in 2011 and is responsible for building hundreds of valuation models for APS and its investor clients, Tomas will oversee valuations of investments across the fund‘smandate.

Viktor Tóth
Investment team

Transactions Leader, APS Investments

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Viktor is leading the APS investment team in Bratislava and Bucharest and joined the Investment team in 2013. Viktor is managing acquisitions across all the markets where APS is active or expanding and has experience with the wide spectrum of distressed assets. Prior to joining APS, Viktor was working for more than seven years in private equity. Viktor served as the Head of Fund Administration at Munich Private Equity Partners, prior to that Viktor was working with Swiss Re Private Equity Partners.

Nikolas Tourkas
Investment team

Investment Manager, APS Investments

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Nikolas graduated from the University of Hertfordshire in the UK with an International Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Economics. Nikolas has more than 18 years of experience in distressed-debt corporate advisory & transactions, designing and executing single ticket buyouts, and syndication desks. He is coming with a great deal of experience from international banks such as HSBC Bank Plc, Barclays Bank Plc, Alpha Bank SA, and Piraeus Bank, where he worked in the CEO’s strategic project office and in a senior position within the Large Corporate Debt Restructuring Unit. In 2018, Nikolas Tourkas joined QQuant Master Servicer, where he headed the Single Trades & Special Assets team, offering advising and acting on behalf of strategic investors, alternative-asset managers, and distressed funds. Within APS, Nikolas is responsible for the actual management of transactions originating in the Greece & Cyprus region.