Pavonis Advisory Partners Acquires Helix Global
Forms Pavonis Strategic Advisors to deliver a new depth and dimension to C-suite
New York, N.Y. (February 11, 2014)– The Pavonis Group, through its wholly owned subsidiary Pavonis Advisory Partners, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Helix Global Partners, LLC which will serve as the cornerstone of newly formed Pavonis Strategic Advisors. This acquisition marks the expansion of Pavonis Group’s world class global real estate and technology platform to include innovative real estate, business and technology advisory services for domestic and global corporations, public and private investors, as well as U.S. and foreign governments.
Helix Global principals, Barry M. Barovick and Elizabeth Smith Kulik, are globally recognized real estate and business leaders who have developed their advisory model to work closely with C-suite executives, boards of directors and other decision makers. Advisory Services are structured to address the opportunities and challenges of operations, start-up, transformation, expansion, and repositioning in constantly changing business and financial markets.
“We are thrilled to have Helix Global as part of our growing team,” said Mark Kingston, managing partner, Pavonis Group. “In combination with the breadth and depth of our partnership, we now enhance our particular focus on real estate and related technology with a wide spectrum of advisory solutions. We are even better equipped to provide the highest level of strategic value to the market.”
Barovick and Kulik are experts in creating value for public and private entities with significant operating and investment interests in real estate. They have played a vital role with investment banks, private equity firms and other financial institutions to facilitate capital market transactions and asset/entity restructuring of well over $50 billion of institutional interests in the 2008 world financial crisis, as well as advised private clients with significant interests in the MENA region, Europe and Latin America.
“Helix Global has an impressive platform of advisory services and a wide global client base. Now, with the integration of our company into the Pavonis platform, clients will be able to take advantage of a unique combination of senior level experience, knowledge and technology solutions that the broader Pavonis platform provides ,” said Barovick. “Together, we are now uniquely positioned to deliver world-class strategic advisory services in a most efficient manner to the global business and real estate communities.” added Kulik.
Barovick was formerly the Senior Managing Director/Global Director of Real Estate Advisory at FTI Consulting. Prior to his tenure at FTI, Barovickwas the Chief Executive Officer with Grubb & Ellis Company and Partner/Global Director of Real Estate Advisory Services at Ernst & Young LLP.
Kulikwas formerly the Senior Managing Director and Global Real Estate Director at FTI Consulting. Prior to her tenure with FTI, Kulik was Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Global Services at Grubb & Ellis Company, and President of BGK Properties, Inc.
About Pavonis Strategic Advisors:
Pavonis Strategic Advisors sits at the hub of the Pavonis Group, providing scalable, centralized functions for The Pavonis family of companies and strategic solutions to the broader marketplace. Our strategic solutions focus on business optimization, real estate and technology.