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Jiri Hrbacek

Managing Director

WOOD & Co.

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Work phone: +420 222 096 261


Jiri joined WOOD & Co., Oaklins' member firm in Slovakia and the Czech Republic, in September 2015 and has more than 22 years of experience in corporate finance, financial advisory, financial management, asset management and private equity.

Jiri mixes his experience in corporate finance business with his experience and knowledge of financial management and corporate governance of CEE companies. As a Director or Head of corporate finance teams at ABN AMRO Czech and Slovakia, ERSTE Corporate Finance and Atlantik corporate finance, he has originated and managed numerous sizable and complex transactions. As the Head of the Czech CF ABN AMRO team, he originated and managed the privatization mandate for the Czech Government of the Czech Gas Sector. This privatization was completed in May 2002, and with a value of €4.1 billion remains the largest ever transaction in the Czech Republic. In the first half of the 1990s, he was a member of the Managing Board of ŽB-Trust, the investment company of Živnostenská banka (now Pioneer Investment/Unicredit Group), and the Managing Director and member of the Board of Živnobanka – 1stFund (the 7th largest Czech privatization fund). Before he joined WOOD & Co, Jiri was CFO and member of the Board of Directors of Czech Airlines in 2009. Between 2011 and 2014 he was a member of the Group Management Board and Group CFO of HB Reavis, one of the market leaders in commercial real estate development in Europe.