Media

23

DEDICATED PROFESSIONALS

157

DEALS CLOSED

41

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Oaklins recognizes how the dramatic globalization of the market is transforming the media industry, creating abundant M&A opportunities. In all major financial centers of the world, Oaklins has dedicated professionals fluent in all aspects of media working closely together to realize premium valuations for their clients. That's the Oaklins way.

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Oaklins Media Specialists

Africa

South Africa, Johannesburg

Yaron Zimbler

Americas

Canada, Montreal

Jean-Patrick Larivière

Mexico, Mexico City

Alejandro Rocha

United States, Boston

Craig M. Gibson

United States, Chicago

Charles R. McLravy

United States, New York

Reed Phillips

Asia Pacific

China, Shanghai

Edward Zhu

Japan, Tokyo

Taro Okayama

Thailand, Bangkok

Yang Soon Lee

Europe and Middle East

Austria, Vienna

Christian Hurek

Belgium, Brussels

Nathalie Van Den Haute

Czech Republic, Prague

David Tajzich

Denmark, Copenhagen

Frederik Aakard

Estonia, Tallinn

Lauri Isotamm

Finland, Helsinki

Claes von Heiroth

France, Paris

Éric Félix-Faure

Germany, Hamburg

Jan P. Hatje

Israel, Tel Aviv

Boaz Levi

Italy, Milan

Marco A. Vismara

Latvia, Riga

Valērija Lieģe

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Frederik van der Schoot

Russia, Moscow

Andrey Zaviyalov

Saudi Arabia, Riyadh

Maheur Mourali

Spain, Madrid

José Falgás

Switzerland, Zurich

Jürg Stucker

Turkey, Istanbul

Charles Jaubert

United Kingdom, London

Iain Lownes

United Kingdom, London

Linda Sullivan

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