About us


Sigma Catalyst Partners is a strategic advisory boutique, specialized in M&A, infrastructure finance and distressed assets investments in Greece and Eastern Europe.

  • Special situations (buy-side):
    We assist investors seeking opportunities in NPL portfolios, stand-alone asset sales and corporate workouts. 

    Depending on each case, we may work as exclusive deal brokers, advisors or principals and add value by contributing local market knowledge in identifying and developing transactions tailored to the objectives of our partners or clients.  We mainly seek to source and negotiate proprietary deals through our network, while we also provide access and support investors in all stages of auction processes.

    We also specialize in forming partnerships and exploit synergies between investors and local loan servicing companies. 

  • M&A advisory (sell-side):
    We assist Greek companies in structuring and negotiating M&A transactions with international strategic or fund investors. We support all stages of project execution from initial valuation discussions to VDR setup, due diligence coordination and SPA negotiations.

  • Concessions & Project Finance:
    On the project finance area, we assist bidding consortia in tourism (marinas), port or municipal waste (MSW) concessions, where we provide PPP/PFI advisory and assist in tender/bid process and financing.  

Commercial real estate, hospitality, renewable infrastructure and food & agri are preferred sectors in our home market. We also have access to leasing and banking assets in the Balkan region. 

The team is based in Athens, however we are able to source or assist in regional project execution with Greek corporate sponsors or sellers (SE Europe) in our fields of expertise.

 

Member of IOBE Economic Research Foundation Supporters Club

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Latest News

April 7th, 2020

Family offices offering long-term, flexible capital in the uncertain environment (buyoutinsider.com)

“ Some family offices are gearing up to take advantage of the pandemic-spurred market dislocation, bringing to bear their long-term, flexible capital into an uncertain environment”, writes Justin Mitchell on Buyouts.

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December 20th, 2019

Reuters : Greece's bad bank liquidator sells 1 bln euro loan portfolio to Intrum Hellas

On December 20th, PQH, the liquidator for bad banks in Greece, has signed a deal to sell a 1 billion euro ($1.11 billion) portfolio of unsecured impaired loans to loan servicer Intrum Hellas.

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June 4th, 2019

Greece: Piraeus Bank enters into strategic alliance with Intrum for the management of €28bil NPEs & REOs

On June 3rd, Piraeus Bank S.A. announced a strategic partnership with the Swedish credit management services provider, Intrum for the management of about €27bil Non Performing Exposures (NPEs) and about €1bil Real Estate Owned Assets (REOs), both currently owned by the bank. The NPEs and REOs will be managed through the establishment of an independent non-performing assets servicing platform in Greece.

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March 18th, 2019

Sigma Catalyst Partners at the "Debt in European Emerging Markets" forum in Bucharest, April 11th.

We are proud to participate at the upcoming "2nd edition Debt in European Emerging Markets" forum organised by WJ Global Group, in Bucharest April, 11th. Dimitris Skaleos will be joining as a speaker on the "Turnarounds & Corporate Restructuring" panel.

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March 11th, 2019

Sigma Catalyst Partners quoted in NPL transactions article οn online news portal & newspaper, Capital.gr

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Sigma Catalyst Partners

5 Valaoritou Str. Athens - Chalandri 15232 - GREECE
Tel.: +30 210 68 52 411, Fax: 211 017 33 88
office[at]sigmacatalyst.gr

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