Cashline operates as a corporation. Independence from third persons guarantees that member companies of the Group provide professional services to their customers, avoiding any potential professional or business-type conflict of interest, fully taking into consideration interests of their customers. Management and staff comprise of well-trained capital market professionals possessing long-term local, regional and international market experience and who are esteemed players of the domestic market.
Ottó Albrecht – Non Executive Director, Chairman
Gergely Szűcs, PhD. – Member of the Board of Directors
Graduated at the Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration as a financial investment analyst and risk manager in 2003. He has more than 12-years experience in venture capital and private equity investments, as well as, strategic and financial management of companies. Between 2003 and 2007 he worked for the Hungarian Development Bank (MFB) and MFB Invest Zrt. His position was investment analyst, he was responsible for the analysis of development plans, company valuation, the support of the operation of the portfolio companies, and the exit from the investments. He is working for Cashline Group since 2007 as a portfolio-manager, active in the deal flow generation, project analysis, valuation, management of the entire investment and exit process, as well as, strategic management of the portfolio companies. Since 2012 he is responsible for the venture capital activity of Cashline Group, and is the CEO of Valor Capital. He completed a Ph.D. Program at Corvinus University of Budapest, on the Department of Environmental Sciences and Technology in 2015. His research topics are environmental innovations and patents. He is managing director and board member of numerous Hungarian small and medium-sized enterprises.
Csaba Major – Member of the Board of Directors
Graduated at the Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration as a financial investment analyst and risk manager in 2003. From 2003 to 2005 at KPMG Corporate Finance he dealt with company valuation and corporate finance. From 2005 he is a portfolio manager of Cashline Group, identifying investment opportunities, analyzing projects, evaluating companies, coordinating complete investment projects from the investment phase to the disposal. From 2013 he is a member of the board of directors of Pannergy Ltd., managing director and board member of several other Hungarian SMEs.
Gábor Németh, MBA – Member of the Board of Directors
Graduated at the Budapest University of Economic Sciences on faculties of Finance and International Trade and Business Policy in 1995, following to that he received an MBA degree at Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration in 2004. From 1995 to 1998 analyst, later associate at Eurocorp International Finance Inc., from 1998 to 2000 senior manager at WestLB Investment (Magyarország) Rt., from 2000 to 2001 corporate finance director at Cashline Securities Inc., from 2001 to 2005 associate director at KPMG, and from 2005 deputy CEO of Cashline Investment Holding. From 2002 to 2003 member of the board of directors at South – Transdanubian Gas Distribution Co., between 2006 and 2007 deputy chairman of the board of directors of Infinity a.s., from 2006 to 2009 chairman of the supervisory board and audit committee of Synergon Informatics Ltd. Managing director and board member of several Hungarian SMEs.
Dóra Szarvas – Portfolio Manager
Graduated at College of Trade and Catering (now College of Economy) at the faculty of Trade as economist, followed by postgraduate degree from foreign trade. In 1996 she received legal specialization in Economics at Eötvös University Institute of Legal Studies, in 1999 she became a registered auditor. She has acquired tax advisor degree in 2001. She has worked on several special fields of accounting, tax and audit, such as production, non-profit enterprises, travel agencies, agriculture, and capital markets. She has been gaining capital market experience since 2005. Her tasks include the professional coordination and control of the accounting of group-companies, tax and accounting advisory, and in connection with the acquisition activity of the Group, tax and accounting due diligence of companies.
Balazs Koleszár – Investment Analyst
Graduated at the Budapest Corvinus University on faculty of Business Administration in 2007. Between 2007 and 2009 he worked for the orthopedic industry’s global participant Otto Bock HealthCare as a demo patient, testing bio-electric upper arm prostheses. He developed his own adaptive sports prosthetic device to support his peers for which he achieved the title of Civil Hero of the Year in 2011. He represented Hungary in alpine skiing at the Paralympic Winter Games in 2010 in Vancouver. From 2009 to 2013 he worked for company group UB Merchants dealing with data processing, logistics and preparation of market analyzes. Since 2013, he is investment analyst at Cashline Group responsible for valuation, business modeling, relationship management with the portfolio companies, as well as, regular monitoring of their activities.
Balázs Barkóczi, CFA – Investment Analyst
He graduated at Budapest Corvinus University as investment analyst in 2012. In 2009 as proprietary derivatives dealer traded T-bond futures on Eurex and LIFFE. From 2011 he has coordinated the development of an exchange market maker software at Ramasoft Inc., price modeling, implementation of different financial products, as well as, planning of exchange market maker and logical models, and testing of the software. In 2012 he reached finals of Kochmeister-prize organized by the Budapest Stock Exchange. In 2015 he successfully completed the CFA program.