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SIH successfully exited Boataround.com
11.07.2024

SIH successfully exited Boataround.com

Bratislava, July 11, 2024 - Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) has sold its stake in Boataround.com, successfully capitalizing on its investment in this fast-growing online platform for renting sailboats, catamarans and powerboats.

Venture to Future Fund increases capital by EUR 15.3 million to support Slovak startups
28.05.2024

Venture to Future Fund increases capital by EUR 15.3 million to support Slovak startups

Bratislava, May 28, 2024 - Venture to Future Fund (VFF), an investment fund aimed at supporting innovative Slovak companies with global potential, announced a capital increase of 15.3 million euros. Additional financing from the Recovery and Resilience Plan through Slovak Investment Holding will extend the investment period of the VFF fund until the end of 2026.

We are hiring. Join our tem!
24.05.2024

We are hiring. Join our tem!

Bratislava, May 24, 2024 - Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) is looking for new colleagues to join the team of internal auditors and financial controllers. You can find more detailed information about the job position as well as about SIH below.

Slovak Investment Holding invested 1.3 billion euros in 10 years and supported hundreds of companies
20.05.2024

Slovak Investment Holding invested 1.3 billion euros in 10 years and supported hundreds of companies

SIH is celebrating 10 years of supporting Slovak business and investment. Through financial instruments, SIH gave a helping hand to thousands of companies during the pandemic, helped green projects, innovations and social entrepreneurship.

Bratislava, May 20, 2024 – In May 2024, the state company Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) commemorates its tenth anniversary. Over the past decade, SIH has established itself as a key manager of returnable Eurofunds in Slovakia. Thanks to financial instruments, which include loans, guarantees and capital or quasi-capital investments, SIH supported hundreds of companies, startups and public projects in the amount of 1.3 billion euros.

The Financial Instruments workshop
29.02.2024

The Financial Instruments workshop

Bratislava / Prague, February 29, 2024 - The Financial Instruments workshop taking place last week in Prague, brought together the colleagues from the managing authorities of CZ and SK programmes, the FI practitioners from consultancy companies, banks, but also the regional representatives. The workshop provided a platform for exchange on the main topics related to the implementation of FI in the EU funds under shared management in Czechia and Slovakia, all being done within 3 working session.

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.