Type of the investor: Venture capitalist
SigmaBleyzer is one of the largest and most experienced private equity investors in Eastern Europe, with over 100 full-time investment professionals focused on control investments in companies operating in attractive and fast growing industries in Ukraine, Romania and Kazakhstan. We also have a team of professionals in Houston and Dallas targeting buyout opportunities in Texas. Our focus is on control investments in turnaround and distressed situations. Over the years, we have invested in a wide range of sectors, including cable TV, food and beverage, financial services, pharmaceuticals, energy, consumer goods, retail, agriculture, chemicals, metallurgy, shipyards, and commodities.
SigmaBleyzer has a strong management team with extensive experience in private equity investing and corporate restructuring. Our three founding partners each have decades of experience investing in distressed companies and have established a strong investment record at SigmaBleyzer over the last 20 years. Other members of the team have worked together for the last six to ten years and bring a wide variety of experience. We employ a disciplined investment approach with thorough due diligence covering all aspects of the business, including financial, operational, technology, marketing, and legal. We take an active, hands‐on management role with each portfolio company and create value at the operational level, not through financial engineering or leverage.
Food and beverage