Photographic portrait of  Guntars Krols
I believe that every business has its best owner at any point in time. I work with the owners of businesses and CEOs, helping them build long-term value by discovering a better strategy and executing it via transactions.

Guntars Krols

EY Baltics Strategy and Transactions Partner, EY CESA Strategy and Transactions COO, North Cluster Strategy and Transactions Leader

Strategy and Transactions Partner advised clients on the majority of M&A deals in the Baltics. Passionate about asking better questions, creating value. SSE Riga alumnus. Gadgets and DIY enthusiast.

Guntars is an EY partner with more than 20 years of experience leading Strategy and Transactions in the Baltic countries - Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. It is a market-leading team of 30+ professionals. Guntars is also Strategy and Transactions North Cluster (Baltics, Poland) leader and CESA region Strategy and Transactions COO and market function leader in the Riga office. Joined EY in 1996.
His experience was gained by serving local and multinational clients, helping them in cross-border transactions, providing transaction support, valuation, M&A services and restructuring services.

His daily task is to help business owners in their decisions on acquisitions or divestments. Guntars is regularly leading complex projects involving other EY service lines and bringing international sector expertise to our clients in the Baltics.

Guntars holds a BSc degree in economics and an MSc degree in finance from Stockholm School of Economics in Riga.

Guntars has served as a board of the Foreign Investors Council and Latvian Venture Capital Associations.

How Guntars is building a better working world

"I believe that our purpose is to use all of our local and international knowledge, experience and skills to help clients grow their business and its strategic value. They trust our advice on raising, preserving, investing and optimising capital. Alongside our contribution to the better corporate governance of businesses, we achieve a lasting positive impact on the economy and wider society."

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