Who are we

Corestar Partners is a leading independent investment banking firm that provides bespoke, unconflicted strategic advice to leaders in the financial technology industry.

Corestar Partners was founded in 2013, to provide innovative investment banking services, industry knowledge, relationships and senior level experience to leaders in the complex financial technology sector.

We act as the mission critical independent advisors to founders, leading CEOs and industry decision makers covering the full spectrum of corporate finance services.

We advise our clients through all phases of the business cycle, from raising capital for rapidly growing founder led businesses, to evaluating and executing some of the most strategic and complex decisions of financial sponsors and both public and private companies in the financial technology sector.

Deals completed since inception

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Cross border transactions

Corestar Partners offers its clients highly tailored advice based on a strong industry expertise combined with bulge bracket investment banking competence

Milan Bartik, Managing Partner

Our services/ capabilities

We advise our clients through all phases of the business cycle, from raising capital for rapidly growing founder led businesses, to evaluating and executing some of the most strategic and complex decisions of financial sponsors and both public and private companies in the financial technology sector.

We provide unparalleled sector expertise, first-class transaction execution and the highest standard of confidentiality and discretion to achieve superior results for our clients.

Founder-led transactions

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Mergers & Acquisitions

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Growth capital transactions

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Strategic transactions

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Financial sponsor transactions

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Corporate carve-outs

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Financial technology sector focus

The overall Fintech market can be structured in six pillars of financial services and eleven clusters of innovation. These pillars represent the core functions of the financial service industry. These core needs remain the same even in an environment of rapidly change to the design, delivery and providers of financial services.

Payments

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Digital Banking

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Alternative Lending

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Wealth and Markets Tech

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Insur Tech

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Financial Management

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BPO / Financial IT Services

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Crypto currencies and blockchain technology

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Transactions

Corestar Partners has advised on some of the most prominent transactions in the financial technology sector providing a wide range of advisory services. We are consistently delivering superior results for our clients involving some of the most renowned companies.

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Senior team

The most experienced strategic advisory team focused on the European financial technology sector

Fully dedicated senior team leading and executing all transactions, ensuring that our clients always benefit from their experience and expertise

No separation between deal execution, sector know-how and relationship management provide us with a unique competitive advantage

Milan Bartik

Milan Bartik

Managing Partner

+41 79 949 4276
mbartik@corestarpartners.com

 

Dr. Clemens Hisch

Dr. Clemens Hisch

Partner

+41 79 574 6340
chisch@corestarpartners.com

 

Radovan Prusa

Radovan Prusa

Partner

+44 77 673 4464
rprusa@corestarpartners.com