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SMG IPO Sponsor Team Key stats
Years of investment &
operating experience
> EUR 30bn
Aggregate transaction
value executed

The SMG IPO sponsor team is comprised of high-caliber investing and operating partner individuals, who worked together and helped build several businesses over the last decade.

SMG European Recovery SE is sponsored by SMG Holding, the private investment firm founded by Dr. Stefan Petrikovics. SMG embraces disciplined value investing, coupled with technology to drive off-market deal flow.

The hospitality and leisure sector benefits from long term secular demand drivers, with limited new supply in select locations across Europe. Covid-19 has been a seismic shock to the sector. We seek to capitalize a leading platform and management team, and by providing additional equity capital strengthening the platform and positioning it for future growth.