Our Team

Laurențiu Ciocîrlan

Partner Prior to starting Equiliant, Laurentiu has been for 15 years an investment banker with Raiffeisen Bank in Romania, leading the investment banking team. He managed in this position capital market and M&A transactions in Romania worth close to EUR 3 bn. Previously, Laurentiu worked as an investment manager for SEAF Romania, a private equity fund investing in domestic SMEs. Laurentiu has an extensive experience in complex transactions, spanning over a large spectrum of industries: utilities, industrials, medical services, FMCG retail and distribution, agriculture etc.

Dan Florea

Partner Dan joined Equiliant in 2021. He spent the first 10 years of his career in investment banking (with Raiffeisen Group in Bucharest and Morgan Stanley in London) and private equity (with Anacap Financial Partners in London). He then spent 8 years leading the finance and operations functions in a multinational education group (EF Education First in London) and an entrepreneurial technology / data analytics company (Lynx Analytics in Singapore). He combines M&A with operational expertise, having first-hand experience building teams and setting up operations in entrepreneurial companies. Dan has an MBA from INSEAD in France and Singapore and a BA from the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest.