Global Finance, founded in Athens in 1991, is an independent investment firm that has pioneered private equity and venture capital in the region and has established an exceptional investment track record. Global Finance’s operations consist of private equity fund management, real estate development and advisory services covering South-Eastern Europe.
Global Finance manages a number of funds, each with a distinctive, clearly defined geographic and investment focus, supporting the regional expansion of businesses in Greece and abroad.
Global Finance places emphasis in the development of the management buy-out market. It takes a proactive role in backing dynamic companies with regional development plans (organic growth and buy-and-build strategies). In practice, Global Finance collects commitments mainly from institutional investors through fundraising, searches potential investment opportunities, participates actively in the portfolio companies’ actions and exits from the investments, normally 3-6 years after the initial investment.
The investment activity of Global Finance comprises of investments in the, manufacturing, information technology, specialty retail, media, telecommunications, services and real estate sectors in South Eastern Europe.