Karolina PioroAssociateStamford Partners
Karolina is an advisor to food and beverage companies advising predominantly on mergers, acquisitions and capital raising as well as providing guidance with regards to strategy, business plan and brand development. 
She is passionate about F&B brands and an avid investor, having invested in a number of food start-ups, namely Suja Juice (a pioneer in the cold-pressed juice category and #2 on the list of Forbes America's Most Promising Companies in 2015) and Nurish.me (a fast-growing curcumin-based dietary supplement).
Most recently, she advised Graze (UK-based healthy snacking brand) on their sale to Unilever and worked with other fast growing brands such as Grenade (UK-based sports nutrition brand).
Karolina works for Stamford Partners, which is a leading pan-European boutique investment bank providing a full suite of corporate finance services, ranging from sell-side, buy-side and merger advisory roles to assignments involving capital raising, corporate development and licensing agreements to companies in the food and beverage sector.