About us

Heal Partners has been a prominent player on the Hungarian and the wider Central and Eastern European M&A market since 2009. Our primary goal is to help our clients with quality services to increase corporate value, achieve strategic goals or profit from the value already created. To this end, we combine our team’s decades-long experience and efficient work processes with our extensive network of financial investors and corporations.

Our clients get to work with a motivated team of advisors and gain access to our experience on hundreds of transactions, a wide variety of investors thanks to our global network and our in-depth understanding of our focus industries. We always strive for long-term client relationships because we believe that a deep understanding of their needs is the key to our joint success.

Client success comes first.

Industry focus

A central pillar of our advisory philosophy is to provide our clients with industry specialization in addition to our financial expertise. In our experience, this increases efficiency during projects and helps us to respond to clients’ needs in a more timely and proactive manner.

Heal Partners focuses on the following industries:

Technology / Media / Telecom

Software development

IT services


Telecommunications services

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Healthcare / Pharmaceuticals

Private healthcare

Pharmaceutical production

Pharmaceutical distribution (wholesale, retail)

Medical device production

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Logistics / Distribution

Transportation and forwarding

Logistic services

Distribution / Wholesale

Parcel and express services

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Food / Consumer Products

Manufacturering of food and other consumer products

Food distribution

Retail and wholesale



Peter Karli

managing director


Peter is the owner and managing director of Heal Partners since 2011. He is responsible for business development and project execution.

He started his career as a stock analyst then he spent eight years in the Financial Advisory Services division of Deloitte Central Europe, where he led the firm’s telecommunications, media and technology team dedicated to the CEE region. He has been working as an independent consultant since 2009, most of this time he worked on building and managing the Heal Partners practice.

He led or managed more than 100 projects in the fields of transaction advisory, corporate valuation and strategic advisory in the last two decades. His clients included successful medium-sized companies as well as leading global corporates and financial investors.

Peter is an economist. He graduated from Corvinus University in 1995 and passed the Chartered Financial Analyst exam in 2000.

Peter is an enthusiastic ice-hockey player and fan but also loves to do other sports in his free time, including running, hiking and skiing.

Gabor Szentirmai

senior manager


Gabor joined Heal Partners in 2013 and he currently works as a senior manager.

During his career, he participated in numerous transaction advisory, financial modelling and valuation projects. He worked on both buy-side and sell-side engagements with domestic and international SME owners and private equity firms in the logistics-distribution, media-technology, healthcare-pharmaceuticals and food industries.

Gabor graduated from Corvinus University of Budapest as an MSc Finance student in 2013. In the course of his studies he spent two semesters in Germany at Otto Friedrich Universität, Bamberg.

He worked almost one year for OTP Fund Management as an equity research analyst trainee. During this time he was responsible for assisting the work of the portfolio manager of the Climate Change Equity Fund. He also gained financial experience during his six-month treasury internship at Villeroy & Boch AG, in Mettlach.

He passed all three levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program.

Roland Kovacs


Roland joined Heal Partners in July 2022 where he participated in a number of transaction advisory and valuation projects in various industries.

He conducted his studies at the Budapest Corvinus University majoring in business development, where he obtained an MSc degree in 2022. During his university years, he took an active role in the operation of a student organization dealing with investments, the Budapest Investment Club.

He started his career in the market risk management department of Morgan Stanley, where he was an intern for nearly 3.5 years and primarily analysed the risks of the company’s Private Equity portfolio.

In his free time, Roland does CrossFit and he also likes to play football.

Zsofia Valy

Zsofia joined Heal Partners in February 2022. She graduated from Corvinus University of Budapest with a BSc degree in Finance and Accounting and plans on continuing her MSc studies in the same field.

During her university studies, she was vice president of a finance-oriented student organization called Budapest Investment Club where she took part in the organization of numerous lectures, seminars and podcast episodes.

Since being a member of the team, Zsófia gained experience in various industries but acquired specifically deep knowledge in healthcare. She participated in the creation of the magazine called „Top 30 most influential private healthcare players in Hungary”.

Social responsibility

Our CSR Philosophy

Our philosophy is based on partnership. We believe we can achieve more together. Openness to others forms the basis for improving our human interactions and developing our personal competencies. This means a strong will to learn from those who have different skills and competencies.

The partnership brings a lot of responsibilities. We must give what we can. The focal point of Heal Partners’ social responsibility are organizations and initiatives that have proven already in their own field and are open to ensure their own continuous development. Moreover, they are open to other professions, different people, different competencies and different areas.