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Echo Investment SA is among the largest investment and development companies in Poland. It carries out investments in four main sectors of the real estate market: residential buildings, shopping as well as shopping and entertainment centres, office buildings, and hotel properties. Since 1996, it has been listed on Warsaw Stock Exchange. The company has completed 120 projects in several dozens of Polish cities, with a total area exceeding 1,100,000 sqm.
Risto Vahimets is one of Estonia’s most experienced and renowned M&A practitioners, focusing on financial services, retail, restructuring, distressed advisory. He also has an excellent understanding of finance and company valuation. Thanks to long-term experience, Risto has an excellent eye for detecting what is valuable and what is not in a company to be acquired.
Risto has worked in the Baltic M&A scene for over 20 years. His previous position was at law firm Tark Grunte Sutkiene as the M&A team leader and his role was to plan recruitment, training, budgeting, marketing, sales – all the aspects of leading a consultancy team. As he has an interest in management, Risto holds or has held positions on the board level in leading retail, wholesale, food production, finance and medical companies. He has started with advising these companies on M&A or restructuring work and it has expanded into much more strategic involvement.
Risto has closed hundreds of deals in various sectors, such as financial services, energy, logistics, infrastructure, electronics, agriculture, real estate, telecoms, and retail.
Priit has built up one of the most successful real estate development and investment company's Kaamos Kinnisvara AS, belonging to the company's management since the company's inception. Kaamos Kinnisvara has grown rapidly with total assets of 101 Million EUR. The company owns and manages business real estate more than 45 000 m2. As very active residential developer Kaamos constructs 100 apartments per year.
Janusz Mitulski is Director of International Hotel Development at Marriott International. He is responsible for the hotel chain’s growth across Central and Eastern Europe and the Baltic Countries.
Before joining Marriott International in 2015, Janusz was a partner at the consultancy Horwath HTL Poland, where he headed up the Hotel and Tourism Consultancy Team for over 6 years. Before this he worked for the Qubus Hotel chain in Poland, where he served as General Manager of two hotels, and later Sales and Marketing Director for the entire chain for over 5 years. He has extensive strategic and operational experience within the growing Polish hotel market.
Over the past 15 years, Janusz has been intensely involved in developing and championing the Polish hotel industry. He is a member of the Supervisory Board of the Chamber of Polish Hotel Industry and has been a guest lecturer at multiple hotel schools. He has authored a hotel guidebook and co-founded the Hotel & Tourism Trends industry conference. Janusz Mitulski is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and holds an MBA from the University of Economics in Poznań.
Remigijus Pleteras is the CEO and a board member of Ober-Haus. He has worked in real estate since 2005. Remigijus holds a Master of Management degree from ISM Executive School. He is actively involved in all sectors of the real estate business: he speaks and expresses his opinion at conferences in Lithuania and abroad. Fields of expertise: all real estate services, development of real estate, and 12 years of experience in organising and developing the company.
MINDAUGAS VANAGAS – founder and CEO of the Real estate development company CITUS. Having been founded in 2009, the company successfully develops residential and commercial Real estate projects in the cities of Vilnius, and Kaunas. Today CITUS is a fast-growing business, rapidly expanding its activities in Lithuania, as well as having two projects, praised by the Real estate expert community (Lithuanian Real Estate Development Association). ‘Karaliaučiaus slėnis’ in Vilnius has been recognized as the best residential neighborhood in Lithuania, while ‘Kauno senamiesčio apartamentai’ has gained the award for best project of the future.