About

MAR Advisors is an independent specialized corporate finance boutique, offering tailor-made advisory service in seafood, energy, and infrastructure.

Built on extensive network, transactions, management experience and a need for investments in Infrastructure in Iceland and a consolidation in the global seafood industry

Infrastructure & Energy

  • Support international investors to invest in infrastructure & energy projects in Iceland;
  • Increasing need for infrastructure investments in Iceland due to growth in tourism and population;
  • Assist private investors to explore investments related to the energy sector in Iceland;

International Seafood

  • The global seafood space focus on relationships where partners can add value (Iceland, Japan, China, North America, Europe)
  • Vertical integration. Help harvesting companies to buy secondary processing or sell secondary processing to harvesting
  • Consolidation in international seafood will continue

Service

MAR Advisors is a true niche adviser, our corporate clients receive the benefit of a highly specialist professionals with track record in our chosen sectors which are:

  • Infrastructure & Energy
  • International Seafood

MAR is fully independent firm based in Reykjavik, Iceland, advising clients globally and provides:

  • M&A advisory services
  • Help clients to form long-term partnerships
  • Post-acquisition advisory service such as integration, implementation on merger plans and reorganizations of businesses
  • Stakeholder management for foreign investors in Iceland
  • Strategic advisory

Partners

mb@Maradvisors.is
tel. (354) 895-4515

MAGNÚS BJARNASON - MANAGING PARTNER

His background is in finance, renewable energy, seafood and government service. He was a MD at Landsvirkjun Iceland largest renewable energy company, MD of Íslandsbanki/Glitnir, Glacier Partners where he lead development and a US$ 1.5 billion portfolio in sustainable energy and seafood in three continents, the CEO of Icelandic Group a €600 million seafood company, and a MD of Corporate Finance in Kvika before founding MAR Advisors. From 1997-2005 Magnus served as a Consul General for Iceland in New York and Deputy Chief of Mission in the Embassy of Iceland in Beijing. Magnus has served as a board member in private and public organizations such as Iceland Seafood International (ISI), HS Orka, Farice, American Scandinavian Foundation & Sena. He has an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management and B.Sc in Banking & Finance from SNU

rosant@Maradvisors.is
tel. (354) 692-7227

RÓSANT MÁR TORFASON - PARTNER

Background in investment banking and renewable energy. Before joining MAR Advisors Rosant was a project manager in Corporate finance at Kvika bank and a project manager at Landsvirkjun the largest renewable energy company in Iceland. Prior to joining Landsvirkjun he held various position for Islandsbanki and its predecessors for 15 years where he was involved in number of transactions in Europe, America and China in the seafood and energy sector. Rósant has a long investment banking experience in private equity, financial structuring and advisory and has served on the board of several companies. Rósant has a degree in Business from the University of Iceland.

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