"Getting to know the world is interesting, useful, delightful, fearful or instructive; getting to know ourselves is the greatest journey, the most frightening discovery, and the most telling encounter." Sándor Márai (1900-1989)
I am an economist and businessman. I earned my degree at the Corvinus University of Budapest in 1997, and I also studied management in Japan, Italy, and Switzerland. I took part in developing the entrepreneurial and logistics fields in Hungary as a member of the Council at the National Association of Entrepreneurs and Employers during the ‘90s, and then as vice principal of the Hungarian Association of Logistics, Purchasing and Inventory Management (HALPIM). I was also active in the national sports life, from 2010 I was the principal of the Hungarian Squash Association, and from 2013 member of the board of the Hungarian Synchronised Swimming Federation.
I am married, my wife is Yvette, and we have two children.
Million $ managed investments
Everything that have been published about me in the media.
It has never been easier for small companies to go public
" The revival of the capital market, appearance of new companies on the market, and a solution for the problem of generation change are expected by the CEOs of the Nominated Advisers. Ferenc Virág, CEO of Random Capital, and Zoltán Jutasi, CEO of Navigator Investments gave interview to us about their cooperation. (more…) "Original article here: portfolio.hu
Random Capital and Navigator Investments is working together
" RANDOM Capital Broker Ltd. has become a ‘Nominated Adviser’ of the Budapest Stock Exchange (BSE) after the BSE had accepted the company’s tender offer. In the new service segment NAVIGATOR Investments Ltd. became the partner of Random Capital, being responsible for the areas of corporate finance and transaction execution. (more…) "Original article here: privatbankar.hu
NAVIGATOR invests into a biotech company
" As a facilitator of private equity investments, NAVIGATOR acquired minority share in APERUS Pharma Ltd., a business engaged in the development of a possible cure for Alzheimer’s disease. APERUS Pharma has been established together with a biotech company, AVIDIN. (more…) "
Hungarian companies may bring a breakthrough in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease
" An outstanding achievement has been made both financially and professionally by the cooperation of SONEAS Research Ltd. and AVIDIN Ltd. in medical development. (more…) "Original article here: soneas.com
Generational change is the new way
" NAVIGATOR, as a potential buyer, offers solutions primarily for small- and medium-sized enterprises suffering from generational change. "More info...
,,Privátbankár” conference – Who will continue to operate my company after I retire?
" Solving the question of succession, or, if there is no successor, choosing the proper buyer is a difficult task. Help from professionals is advised for selling the company, and if it succeeds, the question arises: what to do with the money? Or what to do with ourselves? (more…) "Original article here: privatbankar.hu
SYNERGON CEO resigns and leaves the Group
" In October 2013 Zoltán Jutasi resigned from his position in the Board, which also means that he is no longer CEO of the company. The Board of Directors chose Gyula Gansperger, CEO of the Morando Venture Capital Fund, as a new CEO. NAVIGATOR Investments Ltd. will sell its shares in the company during this month. "More info...
Synergon purchased a company again
" Synergon Plc. buys Navigator Informatics Ltd., an IT outsourcing company, for a bit more than 500 million HUF. Part of purchase price will be shown as liabilities towards the enterprise, which has a registered capital of 220 million HUF. (more…) "Original article here: napi.hu
Why PannErgy sold its shares in Synergon?
" It was announces last Friday, after the closing of the stock market, that PannErgy sold all of its shares in Synergon. The timing of the transaction is odd considering that signs of a change can be seen, and more favourable news were reported by the company in the recent months. (more…) "Original article here: portfolio.hu
SYNERGON Plc. concludes outsourcing contract with GDF SUEZ Ltd.
" Subsidiary of the SYNERGON Informatics Plc., Synergon Outsource Ltd. Concluded a contract with one of the largest European energetics company's Hungarian subsidiary, GDF SUEZ Energy Holding Hungary Ltd. - informs the publicity the BSE's website. (more…) "Original article here: ertektar.hu
The CEO of Synergon becomes the biggest owner
" Cashline Ltd. got rid of a bigger Synergon share package again; with the sale of 404 thousand shares the company’s ownership is now below 5%. The stocks – as in case of the sale of shares throughout the autumn – are now in the possession of Zoltán Jutasi’s company, Navigator Investment Ltd. (more…) "Original article here: napi.hu
The Futár system starts operating
" BKK Futár, an integrated public transportation IT and information provider system, will start operating in more phases. The first trial of the new system took place on a moving bus in December last year according to the Centre for Budapest Transport (BKK). (more…) "Original article here: napi.hu
Where’s the turning point for Synergon? The company is profitable once again
" Once the price of the share even reached 1,700 HUF, then it strengthened to 400 HUF from under the frog (200 HUF). How far can the share go? (more…) "Original article here: napi.hu
BKK Futár is already being tested
" The Centre for Budapest Transport (hereinafter BKK) has started the testing of the so-called Futár transport governance and passenger information system, the equipment will be built into the vehicles by the beginning of this summer. (more…) "Original article here: napi.hu
Synergon acquired money for development
" The subsidiary of Synergon Infromatics Plc., Synergon Integrator Ltd. acquired nearly 600 million HUF of non-repayable state support for the development of the innovative building maintenance system called Smart Building – communicated the company on the website of the Budapest Stock Exchange (BSE). (more…) "Original article here: napi.hu
Synergon plans further acquisitions
" The strong increase of revenue and profitability is expected from the currently executed acquisitions – said Zoltán Jutasi, CEO of Synergon Group. In the near future, further acquisitions are expected, he added. (more…) "
Synergon acquires companies for 2 billion HUF
" Those medium-sized companies, which were bought up from the money Synergon received from the sale of Infinity, will raise the sales revenue and EBITDA with 3 billion and 400-450 million HUF, respectively. (more…) "Original article here: napi.hu
Synergon grows through acquisitions
" The prospective acquisition of companies by Synergon could increase the revenue of the company with billions of Forints, and the EBITDA with millions. The purchase is partially financed by the company’s own shares. Moreover, the CEO of Synergon is open for the possibility of appearing on the buying side if PannErgy would like to sell some of its shares, for instance. The construction of the new data centre might start in mid-2013 – as we were informed during our interview with Zoltán Jutasi. (more…) "Original article here: napi.hu
Synergon wants to expand through acquisitions
" The structural changes have been already carried out, and the parent company of the Synergon Group, Synergon Informatics Plc. continues operating in a holding structure and expands through acquisitions – informed the press the board of the company. (more…) "Original article here: figyelo.hu
Synergon sold its Czech subsidiary
" The Czech subsidiary of Synergon Informatics Plc. was sold – announced the company on the website of the Budapest Stock Exchange (BSE). For the subsidiary – Infinity S.A. – the company received 1.5 billion HUF. According to the press release the sale of the subsidiary serves as a good base for the start of acquisitions due this financial year, based on the strategy of Synergon. (more…) "Original article here: napi.hu
This year can be a triumph for Synergon
" The Central Bank’s stimuli can be clearly seen on the performance of the Hungarian stock exchange in the third quarter; the leading index, BUX has increased by 7.2% during the period between July and September, offsetting its 7% drawback in the second quarter. (more…) "Original article here: napi.hu
Synergon won’t make losses
" Synergon carries out major reorganizations with job cuts until Christmas; the company plans to only focus on the profitable activities. The CEO hopes to achieve a one-million HUF cost saving, and profits in the next year. The company doesn’t know about the Hagyó case. (more…) "Original article here: napi.hu
The new CEO of Synergon: Zoltán Jutasi
" Zoltán Jutasi was appointed as new CEO of Synergon Group – announced the company at the website of Budapest Stock Exchange (BSE). Mr Jutasi – member of the Board of Directors in Synergon Informatics Plc. and executive manager of Synergon System Integrator Ltd. – was elected unanimously by the Board of Directors. (more…) "Original article here: napi.hu
" Expo in Budapest, National Theatre at Erzsébet Square, government district – although KÉSZ Group has practically won these government tenders, it could not realise the projects. (more…) "Original article here: figyelo.hu
M1 statement on the Government Quarter
" Zoltán Jutasi made an announcement about the Government Quarter project in the name of KÉSZ. "The original video
Gansperger Gyula joins the KÉSZ empire
" Since Saturday (30 Nov 2007) Zoltán Jutasi is the new CEO, whereas Gyula Gansperger is the new Vice President at KÉSZ Holding. The company informed us about the change in a press release. Both of them also take part in the leadership of the company as part owners. (more…) "Original article here: baon.hu
New blood supply system at OVSZ
" Risk and unexpected costs: neither of them is acceptable -we interviewed Zoltán Jutasi, CEO of NAVIGATOR. Introducing a worldwide known and used professional software always requires some explanation here, in Hungary. (more…) "Original article here: weborvos.hu
Navigator had developed the integrated ERP system of Graboplast
" NAVIGATOR, which has 10 years of experience on the market, won Graboplast’s call for a tender with a Hungarian-developed enterprise resource planning system. (more…) "The original article
Investor, senior strategic and M&A professional
NAVIGATOR Investments Ltd.2006-
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
The acquisition of companies facing the issue of generation change, and contributing to achieving high investment returns. The company takes part in each and every phase of a transaction, From initial acquisition target screening through strategic due diligence to post-merger integration. In the past we acted as crisis managers, and our primary targets were companies with financial and structural problems, and we were undertaking reorganizational and optimization processes for solving the issues.
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