Colliers, an international real estate advisory and investment management firm, has announced two promotions and one new hire in Corporate Finance CEE department. Mariusz Mroczek has been promoted to Director, Head of Debt Finance, and Adam Wilgus to Senior Associate. Arkadiusz Zwoliński has joined the team as Investment Analyst.
Mariusz Mroczek joined Colliers in September 2019 as Associate Director, advising clients seeking various forms of debt financing. He is also involved in liaising with funds and alternative capital providers, he advises on 'non-performing loans' and is also responsible for supporting clients in raising capital and equity partners. Mariusz has successfully advised numerous investors on different forms of financing, across various asset classes: retail (e.g. typical retail acquisitions), PRS and office.
Prior to joining Colliers, Mariusz was Director of Real Estate Finance for CEE region at UniCredit SpA, an international European bank based in Vienna. In this role, he looked after bank financing of international investors in CEE countries as well as Russia and Turkey. The size of transactions, involving cross-border portfolio financing, usually exceeded €50 million.
His previous professional experience involved working for Bank Pekao SA / UniCredit Group, where he was in charge of financing real estate projects in Poland.
Adam Wilgus also joined Colliers in 2019, as an Investment Analyst. As Senior Associate, he will continue to be responsible for preparing financial models, investment memoranda and coordinating due diligence processes. Over his two years at Colliers, he has been instrumental on recent major PRS projects (JV between Kajima and Tonsa (in a PRS project using modular construction), sale of YIT PRS portfolio to the NREP fund, and commercial due diligence for Cornerstone/Crestyl.
Adam's previous professional experience includes working at private equity company Resource Partners, and a Senior Analyst at Credit Suisse in the Investment Banking Operations.
Adam Wilgus will be supported in his current duties by Arkadiusz Zwoliński, who has recently joined Corporate Finance department. As an Investment Analyst he will be responsible for creating financial and investment models and analyses, cash flow calculations, market reports and investment memoranda. His previous experience includes financial analysis and management of commercial and residential real estate as well as accommodation for employees. Arkadiusz is a graduate of Łazarski University and the Warsaw University of Technology.
“We are the only team on the Polish real estate market with a proven track record of working for private equity investment funds and investment banking. Our experience perfectly matches the needs of Colliers' clients, which is evident in the growing number of enquiries. We are constantly strengthening our team in order to comprehensively meet the expectations of our clients, provide them with knowledge about the market in the CEE region and offer a wide range of services - from strategic consulting, creating investment platforms, to fundrising. I am convinced that both Mariusz and Adam, in their new roles and with the experience they have gained so far, will be even more committed to building our clients' presence in CEE. Our indispensable support in this area will be Arkadiusz - welcome to the team!”, says Dorota-Wysokińska Kuzdra, Senior Partner, Director of Coporate Finance CEE at Colliers.
Corporate Finance at Colliers offers clients comprehensive support in establishing of investment platforms and obtaining all forms of capital (equity), as well as fundraising, strategic advisory combined with building of financial models or support in structuring bank loans (corporate debt finance).