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About the Company

Arca Capital is a private equity group active mainly in venture capital industry in Central and Eastern Europe. Arca Capital has its representation in Bratislava, Prague, London and Kiev. Such location of offices provides for maximum utilization of international know-how when assessing investment opportunities.

Arca Capital Team has earned a reputation of dynamic and innovative investment entity, which adheres to the investment and ethical principles in the course of its business. Within the framework of particular investment projects Arca Capital applies “hand-on” approach aimed at achieving required investment return, which enables maximum flexibility and individual approach to various investment opportunities.

Arca Capital Team has earned a reputation of dynamic and innovative investment entity, which adheres to the investment standards and ethical principles in business.

Arca Capital profiles itself on the market mainly in private equity, focusing on venture capital, where it invests its own funds by entering into registered capital. The group finances early stages of company’s life cycle (seed or start-up) until the phase of expansion. Based on the volume of investment capital and the size of our company, our most frequent partners include business entities from the small and medium size companies sector.

In October 2005, Arca Capital Bohemia, a.s. became an affiliated member of the CVCA (Czech Venture Capital Association), which corresponds to long term strategy of Arca Capital to be a strong regional investor in private equity industry, with the emphasis on venture capital and small and medium size companies sector.

History

Arca Capital was established in 2003 by a transformation process of a group of companies belonging to All Finance Services, a.s.. The Group was active on Slovak capital market since 1994. During this period it focused mainly on provision of stock broker’s services to public. This period was followed by a period of cooperation with significant financial groups and with institutions operating on Slovak and Czech capital market, which contributed to the fact that the company began to concentrate more on its own investment projects.

Specialised project companies which manage particular investment projects were established in order to achieve our goals and for their effective management.

...gradually gained trust of entities operating on financial market such as Allianz poisťovňa, AMSLICO AIG Life, Česká poisťovňa, Tatra Asset Management, ING FINANCE, Pioneer, WIOF World Investment Opportunities Fund Luxembourg and many others.

The company gained experience through cooperation with domestic and foreign partners and gradually gained trust of entities operating on financial market such as: Allianz poisťovňa, AMSLICO AIG Life, Česká poisťovňa, Tatra Asset Management, ING FINANCE, Pioneer, WIOF World Investment Opportunities Fund Luxembourg and many others.

In Czech Republic, the company formed its background by acquisition of a licensed stock broker, which provided services to small and medium size companies.