Katarina is an M&A director at CAPER, Oaklins’ member firm in Croatia. She is responsible for transaction-related tasks, such as managing the project, coordinating all the teams included in the transaction, financial modeling and valuation, financial due diligence, the creation of information memoranda and management presentations, and other financial and commercial analysis for existing and prospective clients. She has extensive transaction experience across various sectors, including food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, retail, metals, wood and wood products, logistics and hospitality. Notable clients she has worked with most recently include Podravka, Atlantic Group, Olival and Pemo.
After graduating from the Faculty of Economics and Business in Zagreb, Katarina joined Podravka, where she worked as a mergers & acquisitions specialist at the group level. She continued her career in Deloitte’s financial advisory department as part of the valuation & modeling team. She was also engaged in purchase price allocation analysis, due diligence and financial restructuring projects. Prior to joining CAPER, Katarina worked in business controlling at Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d.