SEAF News Archive - 2007 and Earlier
SEAF announces its investment in Inverdesa, one of Latin America’s largest chains of health and fitness clubs. Through its two brands, Bodytech and Athletic, the company operates 25 clubs in five cities in Colombia.
Millennium Challenge Georgia (MCG) and SEAF announce the launch of the Georgia Regional Development Fund (GRDF), a $30 million risk capital investment fund that focuses on SMEs operating in Georgia's agribusiness and tourism industries.
CEED expands its reach to a third country in Southeast Europe – Romania - on October 31, 2006.
CEED expands its reach to a second country in Southeast Europe – Slovenia - on October 2, 2006.
SEAF announces the sale of SEAF Macedonia’s shares in On.Net to Slovenian Telecom. Under the agreement which was signed in Skopje on March 20, 2006, Slovenian Telecom acquired the majority stake in the Macedonian internet provider, On.Net, from SEAF-Macedonia.
First diversified equity fund in Colombia attracts leading local pension and insurance investors.
The Latin America Venture Capital Association (LAVCA) features SEAF in its discussion of private equity in Colombia.
CEED – the newest SEAF venture in Southeast Europe – has successfully broken ground in Bulgaria at the end of last year. In late November, the new Center hosted its first class in Marketing for young and dynamic entrepreneurs.
SEAF announces the first closing of the SEAF South Balkan Fund, which provides equity and quasi-equity financing, in combination with technical and managerial assistance, to South Balkan small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The Fund targets small SMEs established in the Republic of Serbia, Republic of Montenegro, Republic of Macedonia and Kosovo.
SEAF investee On.Net, Macedonia’s leading wireless internet provider, is bringing wireless broadband coverage to virtually the entire country, and will elevate Macedonia from being third from the bottom in internet access in Europe to the world’s first ‘wireless’ country.
An Exciting Learning Opportunity for Indian Women Entrepreneurs.
The Black Sea Fund LP and Global Bulgaria & Romania Growth Fund CV acquired today a majority stake of Totalsoft SA, a leading Romanian software company.
The SEAF Trans-Balkan Romania Fund (TBRF) and the SEAF Central and Eastern European Growth Fund (GF), along with Artima's Romanian founder, Florentin Banu, and another international investor have sold the company to a large financial investor active in the region, Polish Enterprise Fund V.
Kotak Mahindra announced the launch of their private equity fund: "India Growth Fund" in partnership with SEAF Management LLC, USA, today. The fund has already received commitments of Rs 180 crore and targets to have a final close with commitments in the range of around Rs 400-450 crores by the end of the year.
SEAF Releases Report on Occasion of 15th Anniversary.
SEAF is pleased to announce, together with the Managing Director Stepjan Talan, the sale of 100% of the shares of Medifarm-Velebit of Croatia, a pharmaceutical distributor, to a subsidiary of PHOENIX Pharmahandel AG & Co KG, of Germany, a privately owned company.
SEAF is pleased to announce the establishment of a fund dedicated to investing in Indian small and medium enterprises. The Fund will focus on investing in growth-orientated Indian enterprises engaged in a variety of sectors, including, but not limited, to information technology and bio-technology, agri-business, specialized distribution, and retail.
SEAF announced today the first closing on a fund that will invest exclusively in small and medium enterprises in Central Asia.
The CEE Growth Fund (Growth Fund) and Baltics Small Equity Fund (BSEF), both managed by Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF), led the investment in the first round of financing for EGeen International Corporation, an Estonian innovative biotechnology company focused on drug target discovery, diagnostics and personalized medicine applications.