MAKING FINANCE HUMAN ESPIRA INVESTMENTS

PRIVATE EQUITY FOR

CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE

ESPIRA Investments is a private equity fund investing in CEE businesses that have a proven business model, annual revenue exceeding €2,000,000, and a positive EBITDA.

Entrepreneurs benefit from the extensive experience of both the ESPIRA Investments’ team and their extended network of professional relationships.

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TYPES OF TRANSACTIONS

GROWTH

Your business is doing well and growing – but you could grow faster with a financial investment partner.

ACQUISITION

Your company has an opportunity to acquire a competitor, supplier, or a complementary business.
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OWNERSHIP EVOLUTION AND CAPITAL RESTRUCTURING

You have a great company and have run it successfully, but now it’s time to take it to the next level!

MANAGEMENT BUY-OUT AND CORPORATE SPIN-OFF

You are the manager of a company and have the opportunity to become an owner or shareholder.

PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTMENT CRITERIA

Discover if your company meets the investment criteria of the ESPIRA private equity fund! Simply click or hover over each element.

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COMPANY PROFILE

SMEs with revenue greater than €2M, positive EBITDA, and a growth trajectory.

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DIVERSITY FOCUS

A preference for businesses with gender diverse ownership or management.

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PREFERRED SECTORS

Consumer, healthcare, services, and specialty manufacturing.

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TARGET MARKETS

SMEs in the CEE region. Our core markets are the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

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INVESTMENT SIZE

€1-3M equity investment per transaction.

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HOLDING PERIOD

3-6 years

INVESTMENT CRITERIA

Discover if your company meets the investment criteria of ESPIRA fund by hovering over the elements to the right.

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COMPANY PROFILE

SMEs with revenue greater than €2M, positive EBITDA, and a growth trajectory.

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DIVERSITY FOCUS

A preference for businesses with gender diverse ownership or management structures.

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PREFERRED SECTORS

Consumer, healthcare, services, and specialty manufacturing.

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TARGET MARKETS

SMEs in the CEE region. Our core markets are the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

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INVESTMENT SIZE

€1-3M equity investment per transaction.

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HOLDING PERIOD

3-6 years

INVESTORS

ESPIRA’s private equity investor base includes the European Investment Fund, the ESPIRA founding partners, family offices, and a mix of local and international investors.

“After sixteen years of developing ICON, the timing is perfect to join with a strong investment partner that can help us achieve further growth on the global BPO market.”

Helen Hickin | CEO

Industry: Business Process Outsourcing
Investment type: Management Buyout

“The ESPIRA team brings strong managerial and development expertise, and they also care about the company and our mission, just like me.”

Ondřej Kania | CEO

Industry: Education
Investment type: Ownership Evolution

“We at Summa Linguae Technologies are honored to partner with ESPIRA. Their contribution to our further growth and expansion is vital to our success.”

Krzysztof Zdanowski | CEO

Industry: Technology
Investment type: Growth

OUR VALUES, OUR PROMISE

RESPECT

RESPECT

Accepting each company’s unique culture and values.

OUR VALUES, OUR PROMISE

ETHICAL BEHAVIOUR

ETHICAL BEHAVIOUR

Honest and honourable actions.

PROFESSIONALISM

PROFESSIONALISM

Objective and fact-based decision making.

TRANSPARENCY

TRANSPARENCY

Relying on clear goals without conflicts of interest.

DIVERSITY

DIVERSITY

Enabling an array of experiences and perspectives.

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