Dean Mikolič

Dean’s Biography

Mr Mikolic has been entrepreneur for 25 years since he had earned university degree. He has extensive leadership experience in business valuation, financial advisory, NPLs, corporate restructuring, strategic consulting and private equity management. He is fluent in English, Croatian, Serbian and conversational Russian and German.

He has completed over 1.300 valuation projects, and he is one of the pioneers in business valuation in Eastern Europe. Registered as a certified business valuator with Slovenian Institute for Auditing and he is member of EACVA, European Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts.

He has conducted over 150 due diligences and forensic investigations in which he leverages in-depth expertise in doing business in countries with transition economies.

He has advised on numerous company sales and acquisitions with the aim to support executives’ decision-making process on the issues of strategic development, value creation and growth.

He has been involved in transactions of non-performing/performing loans, owned by DUTB or Slovenian merchant banks, either on sell-side or buy-side as Slovenian NPL market started to develop.

He has advised on financial and operational restructuring of many companies for more than 20 years, starting with advising Slovenian companies, which lost important markets of Ex-Yugoslavia in the first years of independence. He was also involved in EBRD project Special Restructuring Program in Slovenia. He has also advised several companies on developing corporate and business strategy.

He has experience of investments in small and medium-sized companies. He is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of a private equity fund dedicated Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine. Personally responsible for the investments in Bulgaria and Romania. He was also member of investment committee of the third largest Slovene privatization management company and he was involved in developing investment strategy of its investment funds.

Main sectors: Telecommunications, Oil & Energy, Retail, Pharmacy Retail, Beer & Soft Beverages, Food Products, Media, Waste Services, Financial Services.

Internation experiences

Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, BiH, Montenegro, Macedonia, Kosovo, Albania, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraina,
Austria, Germany, Italy, Spain, Great Britain and USA

Education

  • Faculty of Economics in Ljubljana – Bachelor of Science in Economics
  • Slovenian Institute for Auditing – Certified Business Valuator
  • Agency of Slovenia for Restructuring and Privatization – Licensed Business Valuator
  • Member of EACVA, European Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts

 

Professional experience

  • P&S CAPITAL – Founding Partner and Managing Director
  • P&S East Growth Sarl – Founder and Chairman of the Board of the private equity fund
  • Member of the Supervisory Boards of a number of Slovenian companies in the industrial sector
  • Lecturer – Different institutions