Speakers Marco Rodzynek
Founder NOAH Advisors Ltd. and NOAH Conference, March 2009 – present
In 2009, Marco Rodzynek founded NOAH Advisors, a Pan-European Internet-focused corporate finance boutique.
Marco has over 16 years of investment banking experience covering the Internet and media space, having started his career at Lehman Brothers where he was the Head of European Internet Investment Banking. Since early 1998, he has been involved in 50 announced M&A deals with a total transaction value of over $100 billion and worked on 10 capital market transactions which raised $16 billion.
NOAH Advisors is a leading corporate finance boutique focused on sizable European Internet companies. The NOAH team advises on secondary sell-side transactions, as well as selected buy-side mandates and private debt and equity capital raisings for mature Internet companies. Since its foundation in 2009, NOAH has completed 22 transactions. In 2014, NOAH Advisors most notably closed the $800m sale of Fotolia to Adobe, the sale of Facile.it to Oakley Capital, the $230m sale of Yad2 to Axel Springer and the €80m sale of Trovit to Next Co.
About NOAH Conference
Launched in 2009, the NOAH Conference has grown into the preeminent European event where over 2,000 Internet CEOs, executives and investors gain insights into the latest proven concepts, network and establish new business relationships, while also enjoying the NOAH business networking dinner party. Known for its focus on profitable business models and data, the event is also about interacting with speakers, being inspired, and having fun.
In 2015, NOAH hosted two events in Europe with different underlying themes. NOAH London in November is focused on connecting capital with great entrepreneurs and helping service providers to find relevant customers. NOAH Berlin (co-hosted with Axel Springer Verlag) in June is a platform for digital challengers and industry leaders in automotive, energy, healthcare, education, finance, travel, TMT, retail, gaming, wearables, home automation and advertising.
February 1998 – March 2009 (11 years 2 months)
Media Investment Banking Team in London covering Internet, professional media and yellow pages companies across Europe.
Marco Rodzynek lives in Switzerland (Luzern) and is the father of two girls.