Gunter Eberhardt joins The Collins Group

January 2014

Gunter Eberhardt has extensive experience as General Manager in several industrial fields with national and international companies. Expertise in general administration, strategic analysis and planning, project management, business development and M&A. Fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish. Read more.

Ron Clifton joins The Collins Group

July 2013

Ron Clifton has joined The Collins Group as Senior Advisor with focus in the areas of Media, IT, Telecom, Security, Environment & Aerospace. Ron is a seasoned high-tech CEO with experience gained through running several high-growth privately owned and publicly traded international compaines with operations in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. He has considerable expereince with mergers and acquisitions as well as vertical market expertise that includes media and entertainment, telecommunications, information technology, cloud computing, broadband satellite, digital cinema, terrestrial IP networks, aerospace & defence, cleantech/environmental, securtiy and surveillance. Ron has a master's degree in electrical engineering and systems and a strong track record of successful new product innovation, strategic planning and international new business. Read more.

Banca Comerciala Carpatica engages The Collins Group to seek Strategic Investors

July 2013

Banca Comerciala Carpatica (BCC), headquartered in Sibiu, Romania, has engaged The Collins Group (TCG), an M & A/corporate financing advisory, to seek a capital increase from investors that can add strategic strength to the bank. BCC is an increasing profitable, publically listed Romanian bank serving both retail and corporate customers through its 154 branch office network in Romania. BCC has assets of €1,100 million, a strong balance sheet, and a capital adequacy ratio of ~12%. It has an expanding new management team that is driving substantial operating and profit improvements. BCC is poised to move aggressively beyond Romania, and is seeking strategic investors to further drive profits and international expansion. TCG will seek strategic investors for BCC in Europe, North America, Middle East and Asia.

LECRA of Sweden engages Collins to assist in securing financing from Investors

May 2013

LECRA Group International Inc. of Sweden has engaged The Collins Group to assist in securing financing for a series of waste-to-energy (WtE) plants that Lecra is developing in the Philippines. LECRA plans on building up to 9 such WtE plants in cooperation with Philippine municipalities.

David Phillips joins The Collins Group

January 2013

David Phillips has joined The Collins Group as Senior Advisor to Collins for the Chemical Industry. David has over 40 years of multi-national, business development and turnaround management experience as a senior chemical industry executive. His current focus is specialty chemicals, energy by enhancement of traditional sources and brand security. Read more.

Roberto Freire becomes Executive Director of The Collins Group

January 2013

Roberto Freire has become an Executive Director at The Collins Group. Roberto initially joined TCG as a Senior Advisor in August 2012. Roberto continues to focus on corporate financing and M&A transactions in Brazil, especially on consumer goods, but he also consults on transactions elsewhere in South America. Read more.

Major European Company engages Collins to assist in entering Brazilian market

November 2012

A $1 billion company, the European leader and major global player in its product line and operating in 40 countries, has engaged The Collins Group to do a study of the Brazilian market and identify acquisition and joint venture candidates.

Brazilian On-Site Food Catering Co. engages Collins to arrange a partial sale plus raise new equity financing

September 2012

The company is present in 8 states operating industrial employee meal facilities (restaurants) for a cross section of blue chip global and Brazilian companies. With some 1,200 employees, it currently operates some 85 employee restaurants, is among the 10 largest in the sector, has been growing at a rate of 20-30% a year for the last 5 years, should continue this growth rate for the next few years, and is solidly profitable.

TCG adds Brazil to its International Network

January 2012

The Collins Group is pleased to announce that Alex Wiederhold has become affiliated with The Collins Group. Alex has extensive general and IT industry in Brazil and have given us a solid foundation for investment banking in Brazil.

Paris Glove is sold to New Wave AB

December 2011

Engaged by the owners of Paris Glove, a private Canadian company, to find the right buyer for the company, The Collins Group initiated the sale transaction with New Wave AB, a public Swedish company, and acted as financial advisor to Paris Glove through the whole process.