Managing Partner, BAC Investment Banking
Matei Paun has nearly twenty years of professional experience in the financial and capital markets of CEE and the CIS. He is a Founder and currently a Managing Partner of BAC | Investment Banking, which is a leading regional Investment Bank with offices in Bucharest, Sofia, Belgrade and Minsk. In the last five years, BAC has closed transactions of over two billion Euros across the region. Mr. Paun has operational responsibility for the Romanian and Belorussian (CIS) operations. In the mid-Nineties, Mr. Paun was Vice President with Firebird Management (New York), one of the first and largest managers of CIS-focused investment funds. He then went on to become the Country Manager of Regent Pacific, a UK/Hong Kong financial group with a very significant presence in SEE and the CIS. As well, Mr. Paun is a founder of HTI, one of the largest independent Romanian broker/dealers, which was sold to Morgan Stanley in 2007. Mr. Paun holds a degree in International Relations from Trinity College, in Connecticut, USA.