Tanek is an investment executive at a private family office where he advises on all aspects of corporate finance and capital markets for new and current investments and works with operational teams at investment entities on business strategy execution.
He also works on transaction management for venture capital and private equity transactions. In addition to working closely with the finance directors of portfolio investments, and their audit and tax advisors, he also works with business unit heads on the operational side of the portfolio investment businesses, in R&D, production, manufacturing and HR.
Tanek was previously an investment banker with Merrill Lynch and Jefferies International based in New York and London in the Mergers & Acquisitions department of both firms and executed over $20 billion in M&A transactions and associated equity and debt financings.
He began his career at The World Bank in Washington and was focused on macro-economic policy and financial sector policy for both the Africa region and the East Asia & Pacific region.