Michael Šíma joined Patria Corporate Finance in April 2017. He currently works as an Associate and is responsible for acquisitions and divestitures of companies from various industries. Apart from this, he also focuses on capital markets and other securities transactions.
Prior to joining Patria, Michael worked as a paralegal in the law firm Wilson & Partners in Prague and as an intern in the Prague branch of Allen & Overy. Based on his knowledge and experience gained in the leading Prague law firms, Michael is able to assess transactions not only from a commercial (financial) point of view, but also from a legal one, through which he provides clients with significant added value. During his presence in Patria, he has gained experience from various industries, among others, from energy, engineering, commerce and IT. On top of this, he has significant experience with sales of distressed assets.
Michael holds a Master’s degree from the University of Economics Prague with a major in Finance. Apart from this, he has a Master’s degree in Law and Legal Science from Charles University in Prague. During his study, he extended his financial knowledge at the University of Manchester during a one-semester exchange programme.