SouthBridge Advisors is an Alternative Investment Fund Manager (“AIFM”) based in Athens, Greece, focused on investing in Greek businesses or partner with them in their investments outside of Greece.

SouthBridge Advisors is the management company of SouthBridge Europe Mezzanine II SCA SICAR, founded in 2021 and backed by prime private and institutional investors such as the European Investment Fund (EIF), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Hellenic Development Bank of Investments (HDBI).

We are keen to support proven management teams and invest in attractive investee companies with ability to generate cash flow and growth.

Our focus, structuring capabilities and local experience uniquely qualify us to build value in Greek businesses.

We aim to provide a lot more than capital and we take a holistic approach and focus on all kind of resources that companies need in order to succeed, such as management teams, disciplined processes and a well-defined strategic plan.

We aim to build mutually beneficial lasting relationships, invest responsibly and strive for transparency at every stage so as to develop our investee companies into well-reputed domestic and international enterprises.

Our core principles that define our culture and the way we conduct business:

Bridge the long term financing gaps
We are very familiar with limitations and barriers in capital markets and are capable to provide attractive long-term growth capital financing solutions

Empower and assist the entrepreneur
We strongly support entrepreneurs with capital, skills and expertise on an on-going basis so that they achieve their strategic goals. Our entrepreneurial approach enables us to understand entrepreneurs’ needs and foster them

Build lasting relationships and align Interests
We believe in the value of mutually beneficial relationships with our investors, the stakeholders of investee companies and the management teams. We build long-term partnerships by aligning our interests and providing active and ongoing engagement at all stages

Operate at the highest business and personal integrity levels
Honesty, integrity and trust are cornerstones in our business and personal conduct

Why Southbridge

SouthBridge Advisors. is an Alternative Investment Fund Manager (“AIFM”) based in Athens, Greece, focused on investing in Greek businesses or partner with them in their investments outside of Greece.

Commitment to and in-depth knowledge

of the SME and Lower-Mid market, as well as insight into the challenges that entrepreneurs face daily.

Focus on entrepreneurs and management teams

People are SouthBridge’s real business and we are committed to investing in entrepreneurs.

Maximum flexibility

through the use of financing structures that can be tailored to accommodate specific company needs.

Swift execution and cost-controlled process

focusing on key risk areas with the aim of devising a solid and resilient strategic growth plan.

Innovative deal structuring and mutually satisfactory risk-return allocation

minimize potential conflicts and allow entrepreneurs to focus on growth.

Active investing is an opportunity for investee companies to access more than funding

SouthBridge provides real value to its investments, through strategic input and active management support.

Investment Approach

Our Investment Profile

We invest in established companies, operating in attractive growth sectors, across a wide range of industries.

We look for companies with a solid track record and a robust strategic plan for expansion, committed and experienced entrepreneurs with strong business acumen.

We provide capital to finance organic growth, expansion in new products/markets, and/or acquisition of complementary businesses that can provide an additional opportunity to improve competitiveness.

Our Partnership Culture

Our investment approach is centered on a win-win risk-return allocation with our partners. 

We pay great importance to aligning our interests with successful business owners and aim to work together with them to create superior returns for both parties. 

We are ‘take and hold’ investors with the intention to hold our investments to maturity, investing in the business and its management team for the medium to long term.

Our Entrepreneurial Approach

Our entrepreneurial mindset along with very efficient decision process allows us to take decisions quickly and act rapidly. 

Our ability to decide and act quickly, combined with the benefit of local insight differentiates us from firms with widespread decision-making structures, creating a competitive advantage for our investee companies.