El sector de la construcción se caracteriza por su dinamismo, la enorme diversidad de proyectos y agentes que operan en el mismo, su carácter cíclico y su atomización. Pero además es un negocio muy intensivo en capital y de márgenes ajustados por lo que se trata de un sector muy activo en operaciones corporativas.
Tras los años de la profunda crisis 2007/2014, el sector recuperó en 2015 la senda de crecimiento, apoyado inicialmente en la rehabilitación y edificación, y, aunque a tasas moderadas, últimamente también en la obra civil.
Managing partner of Emmergia since 2003. More than 20 years of experience in various positions within the financial sector: origination of fixed income operations in BANESTO, market analysis in SAFEI (construction sector) and in CREDIT LYONNAIS SECURITIES (small caps) and Private Equity in INVERALIA. He has participated in M&A transactions in the most diverse sectors like: FOOD, CASUAL DINING, INDUSTRIAL and SERVICES.
He has been a teacher of Valuation and Acquisition of companies in CEDEU (Madrid).
Craig is a true serial entrepreneur, CEO, Certified M&A advisor, Investment Banker and Angel Investor.
Craig has started or acquired 14 businesses across diverse sectors as well as executed 19 add-on acquisitions within those companies creating over 500mm in enterprise value.
Craig graduated from the University of New Hampshire and went on to attend Babson College’s top ranked Entrepreneurial MBA Program.
Craig holds series 24, 82 and 63 licenses and specializes in Sell-Side M&A, Institutional, private debt and equity placements, and assists select high growth start-up’s raise capital.
As an M&A advisor and investment banker Craig has unlocked the code to finding greater value for many companies and their owners through the Grow Fast & Exit Profitably! ℠ methodology as well as pioneering the M&A 2.0 ℠ process. Having participated in virtually every kind of business dynamic from start-up to IPO, merger to acquisition, he now serves as CEO and Founder of Merit Harbor Capital, a boutique M&A, Investment Banking & Advisory firm and Broker-Dealer with offices Nationwide. Chief Financial Officer of Transaction Services, Inc., a wholesale stock and option broker.
He was one of the founding partners of Meta Corporate Finance (the UK affiliate of CDI Global) in 1999. Mark has a degree in Chemical Engineering and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. He was one of the original members of KPMG’s M&A practice in London where he worked on the first takeover of a public company by an accountancy firm and has completed a number of high profile acquisitions, for example Gilette’s acquisition of Parker Pen.
Mark has significant international transactional experience having worked on transactions throughout Europe and the United States, as well as a reputation for tenacity and focus on getting transactions complete.
Nick specializes in sell-side M&A, Institutional and private debt and equity placements, as well as assisting high-growth and development companies raise capital.
He has built companies from inception to multi-million dollar organizations, implemented and executed systems and processes designed for rapid growth, and developed expertise typically only seen from those in far more senior positions and tenure.
Nick holds a B.A. in Business and Marketing from Washington State University.
He is the Co-founder and a managing director with Merit Harbor Capital, holding FINRA Series 62 and 63 securities registrations.
As an M&A advisor and investment banker, Nick masterfully executes the delicate balance of tenacity and finesse in order to deliver the best possible outcomes for his clients. His successes are deeply rooted within industries characteristically difficult to create and capture enterprise value, leveraging these successes to transcend industries from Construction to Technology.
Thierry specializes in cross border transactions involving French, German, Italian and German speaking companies in various industrial and services sectors including financial services, facilities management, beverages, cosmetics and chemicals, plastic molding, health, industrial and business services (engineering, electrical contracting, training, consulting), fashion and luxury, etc.
He holds an engineering degree from ECOLE CENTRALE DE PARIS and a master degree in ocean engineering from Florida Atlantic University, USA.
He has been with CDI Global for over 10 years and worked with the Austrian bank ERSTE Bank. Prior to this he was a management and turnaround consultant in France, Poland and the USA.
He is the non-executive President of Centrale Recherche S.A. (research contracts, continuing education, equity investment in start-up companies) and Member of the Strategic Committee of Exotest (a company specialized in testing). He was a Member of the Supervisory Board of Mandriva S.A (a listed open source software company).
His nationality is French; his language skills include French, English, German and Italian.