Augeo Ventures - fuzje i przejęcia firm. Doradztwo strategiczne.

Dariusz M. Budzeń

Dariusz’s fields of specialization:

  • Capital raising, finding an investor
  • M&A advisory
  • Strategy development
  • PE/VC investment process


Dariusz M. Budzeń is the Managing Director of Augeo Ventures. He has been present in the Polish capital market since its very beginning after the economic transformation of 1989. He started his career with some of the first privatizations in Poland, including the first trade sale on the market and the first privatization of a bank via IPO. Subsequently, he worked as the advisor to consecutive Chairmen of the Polish Securities and Exchange Commission. Dariusz advised on various issues, including: Depositary Receipts' programs, underwriting services, issuance and marketing of debt instruments, operations of OTC market, options and futures trading.

In the mid 1990s, Dariusz joined Bank Rozwoju Eksportu (the present BRE Bank) as the Advisor to the CEO and was involved in development and implementation of several noteworthy projects: formation of the Trust Fund Company “Skarbiec” and two private equity funds based in Luxembourg and Delaware (US).

The next stage of Dariusz's career was the position of Deputy Managing Director at FAMCO S.A. – a Private Equity fund management company, where he was responsible for fund raising, deal sourcing, investment monitoring and reporting to funds’ shareholders (including EBRD). Afterwards, Dariusz assumed the position of Deputy Managing Director at Pekao Access Sp. z o. o.; where he managed M&A advisory services in diverse industries, such as: chemical, petrochemical, constructions, energy, financial services, pharmaceutical, telecom and waste management.

Dariusz is an alumnus of the Law Department of Warsaw University (Master’s in Law) and, independently, he is a graduate of Northwestern University School of Law (LL.M. with honors). He is also an alumnus of the prestigious Advanced Management Program at IESE Business School in Barcelona (University of Navarra), where he completed a senior executive program aimed at improving leadership capacity and professional effectiveness, from the general management perspective. Except for native Polish, Dariusz is fluent in English and Russian and communicates in French and Italian. He is a passionate photographer and an enthusiast of Kundera’s and Remarque’s writing.