ALFI Private Equity Fund (ALFI PE SIS) is an independent private equity fund focusing on investing in developing, innovative and fast-growing first class SMEs and midcaps based or doing business predominantly in Slovenia and in Croatia. We focus on identifying business opportunities in companies and in teaming up with people with whom we share passion and a strategic vision. We have strong focus on operational improvements, potential for international expansion and long-term performance. By making companies stronger and better positioned for long-term growth, we can help create good jobs, support local communities and, ultimately, secure the future of people.
The ALFI PE SIS Fund was established with a payment of EUR 25 million, from otherwise EUR 100 million extensive Slovenian Capital Growth Investment Program – SEGIP, which was founded and co-financed by Slovenian Export and Development Bank (SID banka) and European Investment Fund (EIF), each investing EUR 50 million. Moreover, the fund mobilized additional funds from private investors in the amount of 1.8 times the SEGIP means of payment. The purpose of SID Banks establishment of the SEGIP program is to support Slovenias innovative and fast-growing small, medium and mid-cap companies with up to 3,000 employees, as well as the activities of foreign companies in Slovenia. The key goals are to stimulate the growth, further development and expansion/entrance of Slovenian companies to foreign markets and the creation of new jobs in Slovenia through equity financing, as well as the long-term sustainable development of VC/PE investment funds on the capital market in the Republic of Slovenia.
More about SEGIP Programe at: https://www.eif.org/what_we_do/resources/slovene-equity-growth-investment-programme/index.htm
The Fund was established under Slovene Equity Growth Investment Programme (SEGIP), introduced by SID Bank and the European Investment Fund (EIF).