Lep Elevate Partners is a specialist in M&A transactions, providing an independent advisory in transactions as either advisor on the buy- or sell- side.

M&A projects

advisory on sell-side or buy-side


Value of transactions

closed or with the share-purchase agreement signed

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M&A advisory on projects either on sell- or buy-side
Value of transactions in which the share-purchase agreement has been signed or they were closed

Selected transactions

Buy-side or sell-side M&A advisory on projects.*

Merkur trgovina

Advisory to Alfi Funds in the acquisition of 100% stake of Merkur trgovina

Slovenia · 2021

Iskratel Group

Advisory to the owners of Iskratel Group in the sale to a strategic buyer S&T AG

Slovenia · 2020


Advisory to Slovenian retail company in the sale

Slovenia · 2020


Advisory to Slovenian financial institution in the sale

Slovenia · 2020

ITH Fotovoltaika

Advisory to Iskratel in the sale of 100% of ITH Fotovoltaika to Moja Elektrarna

Slovenia · 2019


Advisory to Generali in the acquisition of 100% stake in Adriatic Slovenica

Slovenia · 2019


Advisory to a party in acquiring 100% stake in a life-insurance company

Slovenia · 2019

Spec. retail

Advisory to a company in strategic partnership search for next growth cycle

Slovenia · 2019

Gorenjska banka

Advisory to the consortium of sellers in the sale to AIK banka

Slovenia · 2018

Terme Čatež

Advisory to Terme Čatež in the sale of 100% stake in Marina Portorož

Slovenia · 2018


Advisory to an international ICT solutions provider in the sale

Southeast Europe · 2018

Industrial company

Advisory to the owner of majority stake of an industrial company in the sale

Slovenia · 2018


Advisory to a company in the sale of majority stake for next growth cycle

Southeast Europe · 2018

*Including consultancy projects within other legal entities.
*Vključno s svetovalnimi projekti v okviru drugih pravnih oseb.

About us

Tim Lep

Founder & CEO

Tim Lep is the CEO of Lep Elevate Partners, a boutique financial advisory firm active in Slovenia and Southeast Europe.

Before founding the advisory firm in 2020, he acted as an independent consultant for mergers and acquisitions at UniCredit Group. He started his career at UniCredit as a credit analyst for medium-sized companies and continued as an M&A specialist for Slovenian and Serbian market with cross-sectorial footing. Following a rapid promotion, he became one of the youngest recipients of the UniCredit CEE - Deal of the Quarter Award (2019).

He holds a Master's degree in Banking and Financial Management from the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, while he also studied at Aston Business School in the UK. He is a member of the TopEF club and an invited member of Beta Gamma Sigma, an international association connecting best graduates of most renowned business schools worldwide.

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