Acgenio helps you unlock your growth potential!

Business growth for mid-size companies

A sustainable approach for entrepreneurs

Improved investment performance

Business growth for mid-size companies

Business growth for mid-size companies

A sustainable approach for entrepreneurs

A sustainable aproach for entrepreneurs

Improved investment performance

Improved investment performance

Acgenio has extensive experience in corporate governance, business strategy, turnaround and change management, financial management, and capital markets. We support entrepreneurs grow their business in a sustainable manner and increase profitability.

Our highly experienced team supports companies facing challenges, sharpen performance and enhance competitive advantage by providing them solutions to improve decision-making and execution, and access adequate funding to support growth. We serve ambitious entrepreneurs, who are keen to grow sustainable and private equity firms and their portfolio companies.

ABOUT US

Who is Acgenio

Acgenio is a consultancy team with extensive experience in corporate governance, business strategy, turnaround and change management, financial management, and capital markets.

We support  entrepreneurs  grow their business in a sustainable manner and increase profitability. We assist companies facing challenges, sharpen performance and enhance competitive advantage by providing them solutions to improve decision-making and execution, and access adequate funding to support growth. We serve private equity firms to minimize risks in all phases of a transaction and maximize future deal returns substituting company management we assist in identifying their own solutions to increased competitiveness. These measures are organically developed by companies’ management so their implementation be done naturally.

Acgenio accompanies and supports clients in identifying specific measures to improve performance. Without substituting company’s management, we assist in identifying tailored solutions to increased competitiveness. These measures are organically developed together with company’s management, which shall lead to a smooth and ”natural” implementation process

Mission

Acgenio holds its clients’ uniqueness paramount, providing professional business consultancy with openness, fairness, integrity and focus on developing and maintaining long-term relationships.
Our team and partners support entrepreneurs to improve their companies’ performance and grow, and private equity to find attractive investments and improve their performance.

Values

Integrity – Being truthful, ethical and inspiring trust, by saying what we mean, matching our behavior to our words and taking responsibility for our actions.

Passion – We have an strong commitment to improve and develop our customers’ businesses and a vocation for building long-lasting relationships.

Excellence – We deliver what we promise and add value that goes beyond expectations. We achieve Excellence through Experience, Learning and Agility.

Respect – Embracing diverse cultures, communities and points of view.

Why choose us

  • Trust and flexibility
  • Systemic approach
  • Creative and open-minded
  • Pursuant of growth and learning
  • Building open and honest relationships
  • Passionate and determined
Sorana Baciu
Sorana BaciuManaging Partner
Sorana Baciu is a senior executive and consultant who supports organisations grow sustainable. She has extensive expertise in strategy development and implementation, change management and corporate governance, with over 20 years in senior positions in the private and public field. Mrs. Baciu has had an international career in investment and commercial banking (ING Bank and Porsche Finance Group, Romania), as well as in oil & gas (OMV Petrom SA and Romgaz SA). In the recent years (2015-2017) she was also a non-executive director for listed SOEs in Romania (Romgaz SA and IAR SA, the Romanian helicopter producer).

During 2015-2017, Mrs. Baciu was State Secretary with the Ministry of Economy and the Chancellery of the Prime Minister, and was responsible for Industrial Policy, Competitiveness and Corporate Governance for SOEs. Sorana Baciu also headed the Inter-ministerial Committee for co-operation with the OECD. She graduated from the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest, Romania (MA in International Economic Relations), and McGill University in Montreal, Canada (MA in Economic Policy Management).

Mrs. Baciu is a committed civic activist and has held different positions with non-profit organisations.

Partners

Acgenio have a valuable network of partners – experts, training companies and coaches – which may accompany your journey to high performance.

Services

For Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship is emerging as a key building block for economies globally.

Based on our first-hand experience in designing adaptive business strategy, we support our clients to ensure that their company is well positioned to successfully capture the most important market opportunities.
  • What is your company’s value proposition?
  • Is the company addressing the right market?
  • Does the company offer the most suitable products/services for its customers?
  • Is your business model capturing all market opportunities?
  • Do you measure the strategic objectives in a way that allows you to timely identify the right course of action?
  • Are you addressing the right customers with right products?
  • Do you measure the strategic objectives in a way that allows you to timely identify the right course of action?
  • Are your strategic initiatives linked to budget and funded?
  • Is the organization structure aligned to its strategic objectives?
  • Does the company  have the right internal control system ?
  • Does the company have the right governance model?
  • Are the strategic objectives clear to your organization?
  • Are the responsibilities for strategy execution clearly assigned?
  • Do you have clear decision making processes – do you take the right decisions at the right level?
  • Are the risks assessed correctly?
  • How do you measure the risks and factor them in your decision making process?
Performance = Clear objectives * Adequate capabilities* Proper Motivation

  • Do you clearly communicate your mission, vision and strategy?
  • Are your organizational values embedded in the organization?
  • Do you have the right mix /pool of capabilities to execute your strategy?
  • Are your people on boat? Are your strategic initiatives linked to performance and compensations?
We support you identifying the right funding for your stage of development
  • Equity funding
  • Bank loans
  • European structural funds
Interim CEO is an executive assigned to temporarily run the company and fill the gap between a CEO leaving and a new CEO being selected and hired.
The reasons to appoint an Interim CEO are varied. The Interim CEO position offers board of directors and stakeholders a viable alternative to finding the right CEO under the time pressure.

Family Businesses

  • Succession Planning: Provide guidance and development plan while continuing to provide family with a revenue stream.
  • Mentoring and Coaching: Where the owner is older and the next generation is not ready or seasoned, an Interim CEO shall direct, nurture, guide, teach and build the next generation team.
  • Building Consensus: While the family stakeholders have different expectations, desires and needs, an Interim CEO provides unbiased, unemotional, objective advice.
Early Stage and Late Stage Startups
  • Manage Growth: Entrepreneurs often  encounter difficulties in expanding their business and they need someone with experience and unique skill sets to grow the business.
  • Credibility: An Interim CEO with a calibrated management background shall make a company credible to customers, suppliers and financial markets.
  • Maximize Value: Entrepreneurs start a company from an idea that often needs an objective and experienced Interim CEO to clarify, develop and execute the concept.

For Private Equity

Acgenio helps private equity firms focusing on the Romanian market to increase the return on their investments by improving the performance of their portfolio companies.

Acgenio enables private equity firms to better understand the seller’s business, value drivers and prospects, to assess management’s strengths and weakness and to test the investment thesis.
An Interim CEO is an executive assigned  to temporarily run the company and fills the gap between a CEO leaving and another being hired.
The reasons to hire an Interim CEO are varied. The Interim CEO position offers board of directors and stakeholders a viable alternative to finding the right CEO under the time pressure.
  • Direction: Company may need a new direction that current management cannot provide.
  • Buy or Sale: An interim CEO will scout companies in a particular field for merger or acquisition, stabilize after a sale or prepare a company for sale.
  • Turnaround, Restructuring or Merging: An Interim CEO provides the unbiased and “fresh eyes” to meet plans and schedules.

Contact

For any enquiry please use the Contact Form, Phone or E-mail and we will reply as soon as possible!

Phone: +40 726 555335

E-mail: office@acgenio.com