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.

  • Waste Management project finance:
    On the project finance area, we assist bidding consortia in municipal solid waste (MSW) management projects, where we provide PPP/PFI advisory and assist in tender/bid process, financing and business development.  We may also selectively participate in private energy-from-waste (EfW) and organic waste projects as project partners and co-developers.

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

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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November 30th, 2018

Greece: Alpha Bank sells €1bil SME secured + €51mil REOs & €1.3bil consumer unsecured NPL portfolios

On November 29th Alpha Bank announced that it has entered into two binding agreements, one of which with a consortium of funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management and IFC for the disposal of project Jupiter and another with Hoist Finance AB for the disposal of project Mercury.

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November 22nd, 2018

Sigma Catalyst Partners at the "Debt & Restructuring forum" in Vienna, November 28th.

We are proud to participate at the upcoming "3rd edition Debt & restructuring forum" organised by WJ Global Group, in Vienna, November 28th. Dimitris Skaleos will be moderating a panel on "Corporate & SME Restructuring in Greece".

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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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