Canadian Technology Company engages Collins to seek strategic partners and project opportunities

June 2016

A Canadian Technology Company has developed cutting edge "gasification" technology to produce synthetic gas from municipal solid waste. It has engaged The Collins Group to suggest possible strategic partners and to identify possible opportunities for waste-to-energy plants using the Company's patented technology.

Sky Eye engages Collins to arrange financing

May 2016

Sky Eye has engaged The Collins Group to arrange its Series A financing and act as its financial adviser. Sky Eye is a Swedish drone company providing a total drone solution with advanced cutting edge software, hardware and remote control technology. The Company integrates the most advanced sensors in the market onto its drones and is the only drone company capable of optical gas detection.

Georg Braune joins The Collins Group

January 2016

Georg Braune joins The Collins Group as Executive Director, bringing with him 25+ years of experience in project, export and acquisition financing, including extensive infrastructure financing experience in transportation and energy. He has been in charge of major international transactions on behalf of major global private banks as well as for a development bank and an international wealth manager. Georg is focusing on Collins' presence in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

4Light AB engages Collins to arrange financing

January 2016

4Light is a Swedish company that provides a line of brilliant harness products to be worn by people operating and working in demanding environments. It has engaged The Collins Group to arrange its financing and act as its financial adviser.

Major Canadian distributor of specialty & imported products engages Collins for a corporate restructuring

October 2015

A major Canadian distributor of specialty & imported products has engaged The Collins Group for a corporate restructuring and to act as its financial adviser.

Radio Innovation Sweden AB engages Collins to arrange financing

October 2015

Radio Innovation has engaged The Collins Group to arrange its financing and act as its financial advisor. Radio Innovation is looking for two rounds of financings. The Swedish Company has developed cutting edge hardware technology for the transmission of mobile LTE and IP traffic.

Major Canadian R & D group engages The Collins Group

January 2015

The Collins Group has been engaged by a large Canadian research and development organization doing cutting edge R&D in many areas of technology to review their total IP/technologies towards identifying those that offer the best commercialization possibilities.

The Collins Group welcomes two new Senior Advisers to the Collins Team – Nicholas Lehmann and Daniel Machlup

November 2014

Nicholas Lehmann, Dubai, UAE, has joined The Collins Group to be a Senior Advisor for the Middle East. He will primarily focus on transactions in the financial services and oil and gas sectors, and dealing with the investment groups in the Middle East on behalf of Collins clients from Europe and the Americas. Nick has almost 40 years of multinational, multicultural and varied management experience in the UK, Australia and the Middle East. His roles have been diverse including being the Chief Financial Officer for a National Oil & Gas Company, and an insurance group, he has served as a Director of banks and insurance companies in the UK, Australia and the Middle East and has been the founding CEO of three Finance companies in the Middle East. Read more.

Daniel Machlup, Sao Paulo, Brazil, has joined The Collins Group to advise Collins clients with respect to Brazil’s retail markets. Daniel has been an independent consultant for over 14 years to Brazil retailers. His major experience is organizing stores, assembling and supervising buying teams, financial services and MIS for retailers. His past experience includes a successful 25 year career as Senior Manager at C&A Modas Ltda. a leading Dutch fashion retailer, dealing with an annual budget over US$1 billion and 8,000 workers. Daniel also supports the Board of Directors of a Pension Fund on investments and acts as Chairman of a small chain of stores. Daniel is fluent in Portuguese, English and German. Read more.

Julio Piran joins The Collins Group

April 2014

Julio Piran joins The Collins Group as Senior Adviser, bringing with him his knowledge and experience in the area of Information Technology, Software Development and Project Management. Julio is focusing on expanding contacts in South America with special attention to Uruguay to explore opportunities of corporate financing and M&A transactions with potential clients in different business areas. Read more.

Divio Media engages Collins to arrange financing

January 2014

Divio Media Kft. of Hungary, has engaged The Collins Group to arrange financing and act as financial adviser. Funding is needed to finish prototype development, productize and launch sales and marketing for the advanced video compression technology.