Who we are

We are a dynamic team of professionals with diverse backgrounds but a unified goal: to create value and grow the companies that we are engaged in.

We have experience from top management roles of successful firms with expertise in industry, manufacturing, finance, healthcare, science and modern technologies.

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Tomáš Krsek

Founder

Tomáš Krsek

Founder

Tomáš Krsek is the founder of BHM group. He is a successful entrepreneur and manager, who lead Skoda Transportation in its modern era as a CEO and Chairman of the board.

In 2010 he has become one of the largest shareholders of Skoda Transportation. After the sale of the company in 2017, he started BHM group to invest into high value-added firms with sophisticated know how and support them on their path to success.

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Jan Černý

Partner

Jan Černý

Partner

Jan Černý started his academic and professional career in the USA and UK. He holds Master in Financial Economics degree from University of Oxford.

After his return to the Czech Republic, he focused on the industrial sector and played a key role in the international expansion and sale of Skoda Transportation group – leading European producer of rolling stock vehicles. He is experienced in M&A transactions as well as management of large international companies.

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Vojtěch Kačena

Partner

Vojtěch Kačena

Partner

Vojtěch joined from BCG and brings to the team more than 15 years of experience advising clients on all continents. Vojtěch is responsible for investments within energy and medical sectors.

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Kateřina Zychová

Partner

Kateřina Zychová

Partner

Kateřina Zychová holds an MBA degree from Rochester Institute of Technology, USA. Kateřina brings to the team experience from several leading investment banks in New York and London, working for Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs.

Her primary focus was on financial markets, structured finance and M&A financing. In 2011 Kateřina established an asset management firm Verdi Capital.

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Jan Mynář

Partner

Jan Mynář

Partner

Jan Mynář is an experienced investment manager with a CFA certification. Jan has experience from both the financial and industrial sectors.

He has led several M&A transactions for BHM group and currently holds the position of a CEO and chairman of the board at BLOCK a.s. - our key investment asset.

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Přemysl Rubeš

Presto Ventures Managing Partner

Přemysl Rubeš

Presto Ventures Managing Partner

Former mathematician holding scientific and engineering degrees from Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering at CTU. He started his career in Paris as Revenue Management quant analyst programming BI applications for flight managers at Air France. Later in Prague he co-founded and led the Czech branch of French corporation Altersis. After his exit in 2013 he joined the CEE investment company Rockaway to help with several of its investment projects.

In 2016 he partnered with Czech industrial tycoon Tomáš Krsek and his BHM group and co-founded an early stage tech start-ups VC investment company BVC. Besides the investment and start-up incubation activities he is involved also in start-up education at STEM universities, entrepreneurship lectures, and start-up mentoring in Europe, Israel and United States. Outside business he plays double-bass, table tennis and loves cooking.

Partners

The partners at BHM group are Kateřina Zychová, who brings to the table extensive experience from investment banking in London and New York, Jan Mynář who is a CFA certified and experienced investment manager with M&A track record, Vojtěch Kačena who brings to the team more than 15 years of experience advising clients on all continents and Jan Černý, who has been instrumental in the expansion and sale of Skoda Transportation and who brings to the table experience with building international export-oriented companies.

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Miloš Kratochvíl

Chairman

Miloš Kratochvíl

Chairman

Miloš Kratochvíl graduated from the University of Economics in Prague with a specialization in International Business. After ten years of experience in the banking sector, he spent many years in management at the Skoda Pilsen engineering group and participated in its restructuring. He later served as the financial and general manager of the holding company.

Miloš is a chairman of directors of the BHM group. His main responsibilities include corporate governance, coordination of intragroup financing and relations with shareholders and partners.

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Tibor Bokor

Vice President

Tibor Bokor

Vice President

Tibor brings to the team more than 15 years of experience from Private Equity and investment banking in Prague, London, Dubai and Moscow.

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František Vladař

Investment & Project Director

František Vladař

Investment & Project Director

František Vladař holds a MSc degree from Faculty of Civil Engineering at CVUT Praha and a MSc degree in Human Resources Management at School of Business and Finance, Sheffield Hallam University, UK. He has over 20 years of experience in the construction business, supply of large technology projects, real estate development and renewable energy projects in Europe, Asia, Middle east and Africa.

František worked as an Human Resources Director at Skanska, a CEO of CKD Export, and sales director and CEO of CKD Energy. In BHM group he is focusing on investments in industry, new technologies in renewables, real estate development projects and construction of hospitals in abroad.

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Miroslava Beťková

CFO

Miroslava Beťková

CFO

Miroslava Beťková studies Finance at Vysoka Skola Ekonomicka in Prague. She has gained experience in the private equity business working as an assistant to the senior partners of Verdi Capital and BHM group.

Currently, she is responsible for the financial health, corporate governance and compliance of all BHM group companies.

CAREER

The basis for our success are our team and company culture. We are always looking for new talented colleagues, who can play a role in our growth and will be a part of our story. We are searching for motivated individuals with passion for the world of finance and private equity. Candidates who love a challenge, are reliable, competent and ambitions fit our profile. We offer internships and entry level positions to absolvents as well. We offer a lot responsibility and independence to those who can prove their talent and abilities.

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Jonáš Kotyza

Investment Manager

Jonáš Kotyza

Investment Manager

Prior to joining BHM, Jonáš worked in investment banking for 6 years. He has participated in various projects for local as well as foreign clients, including a number of successful M&A deals, bond issues or IPO.

He graduated from the University of Economics in Prague and attended study stays at the McCombs School of Business (Texas, USA) and the London School of Economics (LSE).

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Jan Izák

Investment Manager

Jan Izák

Investment Manager

Jan Izák holds degrees from Charles University in Prague and University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. He started his career in the controlling department of Telefonica O2 and McKinsey & Company, where he worked as a strategy consultant on cost optimisation projects in the telecommunications industry.

Jan has played an important role in development and growth of several acquisitions of BHM group. At the moment, he works as a chief financial officer in BLOCK a.s.

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Miroslav Straňovský

Investment Manager

Miroslav Straňovský

Investment Manager

Miroslav Straňovský holds a degree from ESF MUNI and Masters in Applied Economics from CERGE-EI. He gained experience during an internship in audit team of PwC Slovakia. After he finished his studies, he started at BHM group in the role of an analyst.

He focuses on analysis of new investment opportunities. Currently he is also engaged in BLOCK a.s. as an analyst of the board of directors.

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Roman Nováček

Presto Ventures Associate partner

Roman Nováček

Presto Ventures Associate partner

Roman earned his Bachelor and Masters degree in Finance and Accounting at Masaryk University in Brno and another Bachelor degree in Financial Management at Juniata College in the US.

Afterwards Roman worked at PE firm GT Entrepreneurs in Pittsburgh before moving back to Prague, where he decided to utilise his potential and experience at BHM group. Roman also successfully passed level II of CFA exam.

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Jaroslav Zádrapa

Investment Manager

Jaroslav Zádrapa

Investment Manager

Jaroslav brings into the team several years of experience in private equity practice. He joined BHM Group from KKCG where he actively participated in many successful deals and projects not only in Europe but also in the USA and Asia.

He graduated from Czech Technical University in Prague and also studied at the Technical University of Denmark in Copenhagen.

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Evžen Harant

Investment Manager

Evžen Harant

Investment Manager

Evžen studied Economics at the Charles University in Prague and Banking and Finance at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. He began his career with internships in an M&A advisory boutique in Prague and in Erste Group Bank in Vienna.

At BHM group, he is responsible for analyses of investment opportunities, deal execution, and subsequent value-creation in portfolio companies.

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