Inspire Investments is an alternative fund manager committed to delivering stable long-term returns for our investors.
We are focused on managing hedge funds invested in listed companies and venture capital funds invested in private companies with emphasis on companies in later stages of development.
Key element of our strategy is a combination of managerial and investment skills and experience of our team.
During his 15 years of experience Mr. Kukec held a number of functions in banks, investment banking and real-estate companies. Mr. Kukec has started his career in retail sector and continued in SME sector in Privredna Banka Zagreb. He joined Croatian Postal bank as investments banking specialist where he was member of the team responsible for first IPO and biggest IPO in Croatia. His career continued in investing banking as fund manager responsible for equity funds where he managed portfolio for professional and private investors, afterwards he helped started and establish one of the largest Private equity fund in Croatia where he was involved in a number of M&A transactions and worked as consultant on projects. He also worked as senior advisor for capital markets in Colliers International – one of the largest global real-estate advisors. The depths of his knowledge and strong relationships with equity funds, pension funds, real estate funds, and other financial institutions are an invaluable resource for Inspire Investments.
Mr. Bešlić has started his career in the investment company ICF Ltd, working on structuring and managing M&A projects, business restructuring and investment analysis in 1999. From 2004 he has been a member of the Management Board of ICF Invest Investment Fund Management Company. He was appointed member of FIMA Global Investment Board in 2007, and in 2008 the President of the Board of Hypo Alpe-Adria-Invest. Two years later, he became the Executive Director of Investment Banking Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank, where he overtook strategic and operational responsibility for brokerage in domestic and international capital markets, custody operations, client portfolio management and corporate finance. In 2001, he became the Executive Director of Legal Entities Business in Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank. During 18 years of his professional career in banking and capital markets, he gained considerable experience in structuring complex transactions, managing sales networks and relationships with key clients, organizing and coordinating multinational teams.
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Bolanča has started his corporate career in pharmaceutical company MSD. He joined Pliva in 2001 later becoming CEO. As a CEO of Pliva he was managing broad spectrum of pharmaceutical operations in 8 countries with 2500 employees and generating more than EUR 650 million in revenue. Through Mr. Bolanča's career Pliva was a part of Barr Pharmaceuticals Inc. and later Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Exceptional theoretical and practical managerial experience with an emphasis on business integration and restructuring, management skills and negotiation and strategic thinking are an invaluable resource for Inspire Investments.
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