SouthBridge Europe Mezzanine SCA SICAR Announces Investment in INKAT S.A.

SouthBridge Europe Mezzanine SCA SICAR announces its investment in INKAT S.A., the company that operates the largest system network of small retail outlets (kiosks and mini markets/convenience stores) in the greater Athens area, under the “Kiosky’s” brand. The investment will enable INKAT to grow its network and expand its offering in the Greek market.

INKAT (www.kioskys.gr) offers a full range of retail system management services, involving single-brand points, centralized procurement, promotional activities, merchandising, training and support services.

The Company operates 50 own stores and has an additional network of more than 330 system partner stores, in high commercial value locations (passing traffic, residential areas etc.).

SouthBridge Europe Mezzanine (www.southbridge–partners.com) is a €50m investment fund that supports Lower-Mid market companies in Greece and the region to achieve sustainable growth and long-term value. SouthBridge is backed by prime private and institutional investors such as the European Investment Fund (EIF). SouthBridge seeks to support proven management teams and invest in attractive investee companies to finance organic growth, expansion in new products/markets, and/or acquisition of complementary businesses that can provide an additional opportunity to improve competitiveness.