We are a leading investment firm with a strategic focus on Special Situations across the Central and Southeastern European region. As one of the first and largest regional players, we have been well-positioned to take advantage of regional opportunities. Our investment experience is rooted with an institutional approach to investment management and risk mitigation, in a high barrier-to-entry market.


Investment professionals



Invested capital

As of December 2023
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Experienced Team

A dedicated, talented team with decades of experience operating in the regional market.

Leading Market Participants

A deeply curated pipeline with access to unique and specialized opportunities.

Differentiated Approach

Deep downside protection and margin of safety are common characteristics of all of our deals.

Providing Strategic Market Access To Leading Global Investment Firms

Since 2015, we have served as a local strategic partner to some of the leading institutional investment firms. Through a shared vision to access attractive opportunities in a high barrier-to-entry market, we have successfully guided and led these investment funds in some of the region's largest and most highly regarded deals.

  • 2023

    Expanded the network of HNWI regional investors providing anchor investment for international ESO I fund

    Launch of first international fund raise for PE opportunistic strategy

    Exceeded € 900m of invested capital

  • 2022

    Total deployment since inception €792m

    Sourced, managed and co-invested with a new international fund in the amount of €19,5m

    Successfully exited 4 investments totaling €230m

  • 2021

    Athens office formation

    ECM completes its first discretionary LBO transaction for €90m in Healthcare
    The fund Elements Credit Opportunities II is fully invested
    Greek office formation

    Total deployment since inception over €450m

  • 2020

    Elements Credit Opportunities II, a second-generation fund held its first closing in December, backed by original investors in Elements Credit Opportunities fund I

  • 2018 - 2020

    Croatian office formation

    The second round of non-discretionary transactions worth €130m invested and managed as an operating partner

  • 2017

    The fund Elements Credit Opportunities I raised, backed by Slovenian pension funds and insurance companies

    The first two discretionary transactions completed totaling €13m
    Sourced, managed, and co-invested the first deal with an international fund in the amount of €71m

  • 2016

    Sourced, structured, and executed a non-discretionary deal in the amount of €72m

    Divesting of the UCITS funds to a local strategic buyer and refocusing as Alternative Asset Manager

  • 2015

    Established a close relationship with the first global investment fund

    Sourced, executed, and managed the first two non-discretionary deals totaling €37m

  • 2014

    Cyprus office formation

  • 2013

    Acquisition of UCITS fund manager NFD (later Alpen Invest)

    Slovenian office formation