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InoBat has secured another significant investor, Slovak Investment Holding
31.01.2024

InoBat has secured another significant investor, Slovak Investment Holding

Bratislava, January 31, 2024 - The Slovak company InoBat, specializing in research, development, and production of batteries for electric vehicles, has gained another notable investor—Slovak Investment Holding (SIH). SIH's long-term goal is to support public and private investments in strategic sectors in Slovakia. In the case of InoBat, SIH has decided on a significant strategic investment of 12 million euros in the form of a capital increase. SIH has joined the investors in the ongoing Series C investment round, intending to support sufficient fundraising for InoBat ‘s vision.

Slovak Investment Holding successfully revaluated GymBeam Investment
26.01.2024

Slovak Investment Holding successfully revaluated GymBeam Investment

Bratislava, January 26, 2024 - Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) successfully revaluated investment provided to the e-commerce platform GymBeam. The potential for rapid growth, innovation, data analytics, flexibility, a refined business model or sophisticated marketing. These and other criteria were behind the decision of Slovak Investment Holding in May 2020 to support the GymBeam e-commerce platform with an investment of EUR 2 million.

DANUBE TECH SUMMIT 2023
13.12.2023

DANUBE TECH SUMMIT 2023

Bratislava, December 13, 2023 - Vienna hosted the DANUBE TECH SUMMIT 2023 on Tuesday, December 12. In a single day, keynote speeches, 2 panels, 6 hands-on workshops, and networking sessions brought together key stakeholders from the Danube Valley, focusing on cutting-edge solutions and emerging disruptive technologies that address global and European challenges.

SIH hosted a meeting of the Advisory Board of the Central Europe Fund of Funds
06.12.2023

SIH hosted a meeting of the Advisory Board of the Central Europe Fund of Funds

Bratislava, December 6, 2023 - The 12th Advisory Board meeting of the Central Europe Fund of Funds (CEFoF) was organized by the Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) in cooperation with the European Investment Fund (EIF) on December 5, 2023.

Representatives of SIH, EIF, Czech NRB (Národní Rozvojová Banka), Austrian Development Bank (OeEB) and Hungarian Development Bank (MFB) met in Bratislava to discuss the Fund´s current status in general as well as plans for the continuation of this regional initiative in the field of capital and quasi-capital investments in the following years.

Top Global Economic Leaders Gather at Štrbské Pleso for 12th Annual GLOBSEC Tatra Summit. SIH as one of the partners of this year’s event
13.10.2023

Top Global Economic Leaders Gather at Štrbské Pleso for 12th Annual GLOBSEC Tatra Summit. SIH as one of the partners of this year’s event

Bratislava / Štrbské Pleso, October 2023 - Forging economic growth was the theme of the 12th Annual GLOBSEC Tatra Summit, which took place at the beginning of October in the beautiful scenery of the Tatras, at Štrbské Pleso.GLOBSEC Tatra Summit 2023 was an exceptional event this year. It focused on the global economy and the challenges of 2024, as well as discussions on policy solutions to forge economic growth. 

LITTERRA experienced an extraordinary day
25.09.2023

LITTERRA experienced an extraordinary day

Bratislava / Revúca, September 22, 2023 - On Friday, September 22, LITTERRA experienced an extraordinary day. A time capsule with a "Message for future generations" was ceremoniously placed in the walls of the historic building.The reconstruction and transformation of the First Slovak Literary Graammar School in Revúca is progressing successfully and is slowly reaching its final stage. We are glad to be part of this project.

 

 

Read our message for future generation

"To be a part of the history and future of the national cultural and literary monument is an honor and a responsibility for Slovak Investment Holding (SIH).

All the people who live the story and cultural legacy of the First Slovak Literary Grammar School stand out for their courage, enthusiasm and visions to change the city of Revúca, the region and Slovakia. Right here and now, in 2023, together we are restoring the place where talents are born and will be born. Genius loci where we can talk, listen, help each other and create friendly community relations. Support education and science, develop the cultural and creative industry, respect freedom of thought and mutual dialogue.

Slovak Investment Holding supports good ideas and co-creates values ​​that our company can rely on in the future. It is not enough to look to the future, it must be created today. That is also why we support this project and thus leave opportunities that will bring a huge spectrum of possibilities for self-realization and development to the next generations.”

ŽSR put into operation a new diagnostic train. Financing was provided by SIH
22.08.2023

ŽSR put into operation a new diagnostic train. Financing was provided by SIH

Bratislava, August 22 - Railways of the Slovak Republic (ŽSR) with the participation of Minister of Transport Pavel Lančarič and State Secretary Jaroslav Kmeť put into operation a new diagnostic train DV NDT. It will control the quality of the material and enable ŽSR to significantly increase the frequency of measurements. The financing of the project was realized in the form of a loan from Slovak Investment Holding (SIH).

ELTI celebrates 10-year Anniversary
08.08.2023

ELTI celebrates 10-year Anniversary

The new president Dario Scannapieca will lead the association. The anniversary meeting in Madrid was also attended by representatives of Slovak Investment Holding

Madrid, July 2023 – The ELTI (European Long-Term Investors) Association celebrated its 10th anniversary in July. During the jubilee meeting in Spain, the country of the EU presidency, ELTI members elected a new president. Dario Scannapieca, General Manager and CEO of Italy's Cassa Depositi and Prestiti (CDP), will hold this position for the next three years.

The success story of Sensoneo continues
26.06.2023

The success story of Sensoneo continues

Bratislava, June 26, 2023 - Since its founding in 2017, SENSONEO has focused on developing innovative tools and solutions that bring greater efficiency, transparency and a lower carbon footprint to the waste industry. They are now helping cities and companies with waste management in more than 80 countries worldwide.

Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) sees SENSONEO as a global player in the fast-growing smart waste management market and, thanks to its combination of sustainability, unique technologies and steady growth, as an attractive company in terms of investment opportunities.

Dostupný Domov offers affordable housing
12.05.2023

Dostupný Domov offers affordable housing

Bratislava, May 12, 2023 - EURACTIV Slovakia presents an interview with Zdenka Polednáková, chairwoman of the board of directors of Dostupný Domov. Dostupný Domov buys properties and then rents them out to people in need at discounted rents. Dostupný Domov j.s.a. is a simple shareholding company whose shareholder is also the state through Slovak Investment Holding (SIH). SIH was interested in investing in something that would promote employment and labour mobility. One of the basic prerequisites to support this requirement is the availability of housing in areas where there is work and, therefore, the stabilisation of people through housing.

This is an investment from the European Funds through financial instruments.

How to invest in the EU? Slovakia is a model for other countries
25.04.2023

How to invest in the EU? Slovakia is a model for other countries

The European Investment Bank's Fi-compass identifies Slovak Investment Holding as an exemplary model in the European Union for implementing financial instruments

Bratislava, April 25, 2023 - Slovakia is a good example of how financial instruments can be used effectively to invest in growth and development in the European Union as stated by fi-compass, a platform of the European Commission (EC) and the European Investment Bank (EIB), which advises on financing within the EU. It identified Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) as a prime example of the effective implementation of financial instruments. In April, it published a comprehensive case study and a series of videos with examples of projects and investments supported in Slovakia about the success of SIH, 100% state-owned joint stock company.

The Anti-Corona Programme has turned into an Anti-Crisis one
21.03.2023

The Anti-Corona Programme has turned into an Anti-Crisis one

Bratislava, March 21, 2023 - Originally, pandemic aid was in the form of government loan guarantees that reduce the interest on business loans. Since the summer, however, banks have been offering loans under the name ANTI-CRISIS. ANTI-CRISIS reflects the current challenges facing entrepreneurs: the war in Ukraine, the energy crisis, inflation, the polycrisis, and permacrisis.

SIH's programme is an example of a so-called financial instrument - that is, the use of EU funds not for a subsidy or grant, but to support or improve a loan or investment. The advantage is that it is not just a one-off affair, the same money can be used several times.

SIH contests for a prestigious European award
08.02.2023

SIH contests for a prestigious European award

Bratislava, February 8, 2023 – Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) contests for a prestigious European award, organised by „fi-compass“ – a financial instruments platform set up by the European Commission and the European Investment Bank. The fi-compass event is dedicated to promotion of financial instruments, i.e. repayable forms of financing from the European Structural and Investment Funds.

ŽSR has received a preferential loan from SIH
12.12.2022

ŽSR has received a preferential loan from SIH

Bratislava, December 12, 2022 - The Slovak Railways (ŽSR) has received a long-term preferential loan from Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) for almost € 13 million. The amount is earmarked for the reconstruction project of the Košice railway station, which is currently under implementation. After the modernisation is completed, the station in the eastern metropolis will be the most modern in Slovakia.

SIH as an Investment Partner of the Challenger Accelerator Programme
10.11.2022

SIH as an Investment Partner of the Challenger Accelerator Programme

Bratislava, November 10, 2022 - Once again, Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) is supporting the Challenger Accelerator programme as an Investment Partner this year. We see supporting innovation and the startup ecosystem in Slovakia as necessary and vital. The Accelerator programme allows participants to improve the business model of their projects, offers a unique opportunity to build relationships in the innovation ecosystem and, last but not least, innovative companies and entrepreneurs have the opportunity to receive exciting investments.
 

We are hiring. Join our team!
25.10.2022

We are hiring. Join our team!

Bratislava, 25. októbra 2022 - Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) má voľné pravcovné pozície. Do tímu interných audítorov a finančných kontrolórov hľadáme nových kolegov. Bližšie informácie o voľných pracovných pozíciách ako i o spoločnosti SIH nájdete nižšie.

VFF at ITAPA EXPO 2022
03.09.2022

VFF at ITAPA EXPO 2022

Bratislava, September 3, 2022 - ITAPA EXPO 2022 – it is not just the exhibits from the Slovak pavilion at EXPO Dubai 2020. The Festival of Innovations will prove to you that even with small steps we can work our way up to big things. We will be there too!

How can Slovakia become an innovation power? How to get rich from innovation? Perhaps a difficult question, but there is a simple answer.