We live the stories of our companies
The investment process is surprisingly creative and compelling
Although we are driven by our desire to succeed and make money, simple curiosity is frequently a part of this, too. Each factory is a story worth experiencing and following through to its end. Many of our projects began from an apparently simple idea and initial enthusiasm. This was followed by a lot of hard work and a daily routine. Our projects work out, too, thanks to the exceptional people we have met on the journey to fulfil our vision. We put our utmost into each of our projects, because we just plain enjoy looking for interesting business combinations.
Igor is a Brno native and patriot and a founding partner of Jet Investment. As a member of the boards of directors and supervisory boards, he oversees strategic development of all portfolio companies and the evaluation of acquisition opportunities.
Igor graduated from the Faculty of Business and Economics at Mendel University in Brno. During 1990–1993, he worked as a portfolio manager for the Trade Fair Investment Fund and as BVV’s capital markets director. He struck out on his own in 1993 to found the brokerage firm Brno Broker Group. The company quickly became one of the top ten securities dealers in the Czech Republic. Igor sold BBG Brno in 1996 and established Jet Investment Group.
The best investments according to Igor are: children, family, art
As a matter of principle, Igor never invests in: cryptocurrencies
Guilty pleasures: cars, travel
Lubor is responsible for seeking out and managing investment projects. Since joining Jet Investment Group in 1997, he has successfully conducted a number of acquisitions, served as a project director and was responsible for divestment of reorganized companies.
Lubor oversees the strategic development of several companies as statutory executive of BENVIG HEAT TRANSFER, member of the boards of directors of STROJÍRNY POLDI and PBS INDUSTRY, and member of the statutory body of HOECKLE Group.
Lubor is a graduate of Brno University of Technology. During 1995–1996, he worked at BBG Brno as an analyst and later in the corporate finance department with a focus on seeking out acquisition opportunities.
The best investments according to Lubor are: education, languages, private equity
As a matter of principle, Lubor never invests in: speculative investments
Guilty pleasures: music, wine, sport
Libor is responsible for investor relations and subscription of the Jet Funds’ investment shares. He has worked within Jet Investment since its founding in 1997. In the past, he successfully managed several real estate projects and was active in pursuing synergies between companies within the group. As chairman of the supervisory boards of PBS INDUSTRY, and STROJÍRNY POLDI, Libor oversees their strategic development.
The best investments according to Libor are: family, daughters, travel
As a matter of principle, Libor never invests in: investments without a strong story
Guilty pleasures: high-tech gadgets
Marek is responsible for seeking out and managing investment projects. He joined Jet Investment in 2010 and previously was active in seeking out new acquisitions, managing the portfolio companies and their divestments. Marek is a member of the boards of directors at Fiberpreg CZ and Tedom.
The best investments according to Marek are: education, experiences, health, and family
As a matter of principle, Marek never invests in: anything that’s not logical
Guilty pleasures: golf, travel, functionalist architecture
Oldřich has been working in Jet Investment since 2014 as Chief Operating Officer. He was responsible for the licence proceedings at the Czech National Bank and foundation of the Jet 1 and Jet 2 private equity funds. As a project director, he has been focused also on seeking out and managing investment projects. He is chairman of the board of directors of TEDOM, and statutory executive of BENVIG HEAT TRANSFER.
Oldřich studied finance at the Faculty of Business and Economics of Mendel University in Brno. Prior to joining Jet Investment, Oldřich worked as a project manager and economic analyst in consulting companies and as a university instructor in financial and capital markets.
As a project director and member of the board of directors, Jan had focused on MSV Metal Group and Benet Automotive since 2015. Both companies were successfully divested in 2020. Currently, he is devoted to the growth and development of the COMPOSITE Group and he also participates in seeking out and executing new investment opportunities. For example, he managed the acquisition of HOECKLE Group.
Jan is a graduate from the Faculty of Economics at Masaryk University in Brno. He studied also at universities in the UK and in Finland. Prior to joining our Brno team, he worked for the German consultancy company Roland Berger.
Jan is responsible for managing the Jet 1 and Jet 2 funds. In addition to their everyday operation, he handles relationships with Czech and international investors and, in particular, institutions.
Prior to joining the Jet Investment team in 2018, Jan was employed in the Austrian Erste Group, where he specialized in project finance, especially in real estate, infrastructure, and renewable resources across the entire CEE region. That portfolio was in excess of EUR 1 billion. Within the banking group, he also was involved in consolidation and subsequent sale of bad assets in a total nominal amount exceeding EUR 500 million.
Jan studied at the University of Applied Sciences in Vienna and earned the title of magister from Berlin School of Economics and Law.
Jiří works in identifying and overseeing investment opportunities for the Jet 2 Fund, building new industry platforms within the fund and their management, as well as overseeing the subsequent divestment processes. As project manager, he is responsible for management of the Rockfin Group.
Jiří is a graduate of the University of Economics, Prague (VŠE).
Marek Chłopek, CFA
Alexander joined the Jet Investment team as Director / Investment Projects in 2020. He is responsible for seeking out new investment opportunities for the Jet 2 Fund. As a project director, he manages the EDS printing group.
Alexander's prior experience includes a position with Genesis Capital, where he was responsible for the identification of investment opportunities across industries in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. As an investment manager, he led two investments – POS Media and Stangl Technik Česká republika/Stangl Technik Polska. He started his career in investment banking divisions at the Royal Bank of Scotland and J.P. Morgan in London and in transaction advisory at Ernst & Young in Prague. Later, he worked as an investment advisor for a major international industrial group.
Alexander studied economics and finance at Queen Mary College in London and holds the CEMS Master in Management degree from HEC Paris and the University of Economics in Prague. He speaks Czech, English, Russian and French.
Marek is involved in identifying new investment opportunities for the Jet 2 Fund. As a Director, he supports the management of the engineering platform HOECKLE POLDI Group, where he is primarily responsible for the transformation of its German and Austrian subsidiaries. Marek is chairman of the board in the companies 2 JCP and PBS Industry.
Before joining Jet Investment, he worked for leading consulting firms Roland Berger and Boston Consulting Group, focusing on restructuring and transformation projects in many European countries. In addition, he has participated in numerous due diligence projects for leading European private equity companies.
Marek graduated from the CEMS International Management program at the University of Economics in Prague. He also studied in Australia, Germany, and Austria.
At Jet Funds, Jaromír is responsible for sourcing new investment projects and their executive and strategic management and is involved in subsequent divestments. He has been a member of the Jet Investment team since 2019 when he became CEO of STROJÍRNY POLDI. Since 2022, he has been managing the entire HOECKLE POLDI Group as Project Director.
He previously worked at Nexis Fibers, ITS Brno, and Škoda Transportation. He graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. He holds an MBA from the Prague International Business School.
Marek Chłopek, CFA
Director | Jet Investment Poland
Marek manages the Polish office of Jet Investment Poland in Warsaw. He is responsible for sourcing investment targets on the Polish market, managing Polish portfolio companies and finding potential buyers for divestments. He is also responsible for raising general awareness of Jet Investment and marketing of Jet Funds in the Polish finance, investment and M&A market.
Prior to joining Jet Investment, he founded and for twenty years managed Penton Partners, an equity group managing private equity funds with AUM of CZK 1.8 billion and a regulated multi-family office managing the capital of three UHNWIs. He has previously worked for other major investment funds and banks in Poland and is a graduate of Warsaw University of Technology.
Associate | Jet Investment Poland
Katarzyna plays a crucial role in Jet Investment Poland office based in Warsaw. She provides support to project directors and contributes to sourcing investment opportunities and acquisition activities.
Prior to joining Jet Investment, Katarzyna worked as a financial analyst in capital group Penton Partners. She holds MA in Economic Science from Lazarski University and BA in Chemistry from University of Silesia.
Gabriela provides legal support to the entire Jet Investment team. Since 2001, she has been responsible for internal compliance, corporate and personnel matters, and overseeing administrative operations of the company and of the Jet Investment funds. Gabriela is a graduate of the Masaryk University Faculty of Law in Brno.firstname.lastname@example.org
At Jet Investment Jakub assists with day-to-day management of the investment company, provides support to project directors, and is focused upon searching for new opportunities and acquisition activities.
For most of his career to date, he has been employed at KPMG, a leading consulting firm, where he has worked on audits of many companies in various industries. Prior to joining Jet Investment, he was working as a financial analyst at Nordic Telecom.
Jakub is a graduate of the Faculty of Economics and Administration at Masaryk University.
Petr provides support to project directors, and he dedicates the rest of his time to finding new opportunities and acquisitions.
Prior to joining Jet Investment, he worked for the consulting company EY and the M&A boutique IMAP REDBAENK, where he was involved mainly in SME sales projects for companies from various industries.
Petr is a graduate of the Faculty of Law in Brno.
At Jet Investment, Milan takes care of finance and administration for the funds Jet Base, Jet 2 and Jet 3, as well as for Jet Investment a.s. itself.
Prior to joining Jet Investment, he worked for the audit company KPMG, first as an analyst and later as a senior and supervising auditor on complex audits of multinational companies in the Czech Republic.
Milan is graduated in Business Economics and Management from Masaryk University in Brno.
Back Office Manager
Since 2018, Petra has been providing vital support for the entire Jet Investment team. She manages the everyday work of the office from invoicing and banking, to communication with accountants, and to updating and checking data in the company database. In addition to her administrative responsibilities, she also works as Igor Fait’s assistant.
Petra has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Finance from Nottingham Trent University and a master’s degree in Business Finance from the Brno University of Technology. Before joining Jet Investment in 2018, she had been gathering experience primarily in customer service within the Czech Republic and in Sydney, Australia.
Back Office Assistant
As an assistant, Dominika attends to day-to-day administrative activities. She is responsible for running of the reception and provides support to the entire team during business meetings.