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Count István Széchenyi

“I admit that I do not look back as often as many of my compatriots; I prefer to look ahead. I care less about knowing what we used to be than about examining what we can and will become over time.”

Count István Széchenyi

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Let’s go invent tomorrow instead of worrying about what happened yesterday.

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Gránit Bank

Leading in digital banking

Since its founding in 2010, GRÁNIT Bank has been offering state-of-the-art online banking solutions and digital financial services to its customers in order to provide an outstanding customer experience and be a stable partner for value-added businesses.

GRÁNIT Bank started as a greenfield bank and has now become the fastest growing and most cost-effective bank in Hungary, mainly due to the fact that it was the first to implement the digital banking business model in Hungary.

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AIMOTIVE

Driving driving-automation

AImotive is one of the world’s largest independent teams developing background technology for driving automation. Its ecosystem of self-driving software, automotive simulation tools, and artificial intelligence accelerator hardware supports the proliferation of affordable self-driving systems.

The company’s team has specialized expertise in artificial intelligence, sensor data fusion, 3D graphics and the hardware needs of self-driving systems to support the developments of its automotive partners. In addition to its headquarters in Budapest, it has offices in Mountian View, California, and Yokohama, Japan, and works with the largest global automotive players.

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CER Cargo

The region's leading rail freight carrier

The leading railway freight company of Hungary and the Central European region was founded fifteen years ago. A group of companies dealing mainly with the transportation of goods by rail, including dangerous, overweight and oversized goods, has built a transport corridor from Serbia to the German border.

The CER Group is now present in six countries (Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Croatia, Austria and Romania), with 11 of its own and 8 leased locomotives and almost 160 employees.

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CODE Yachts

CODE Yachts

High-quality sailing boats for speed lovers

Code Yachts is a Hungarian company producing custom-developed carbon fiber racing boats. The name of the design engineer, Andrej Justin, has become a real trademark in shipbuilding.

Thanks to SZTA’s capital investment and its team of experts, Code Yachts has now become world-famous for manufacturing racing yachts designed for individual needs, not just for the Hungarian but also for international markets.

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Electron Holding

The solar power specialist

As an integrated energy company, Electron Holding Zrt. has been dealing with project development, design, construction, operation and energy production in relation to small solar power plants since 2017.

Our activity covers the entire territory of Hungary. Our company’s portfolio, together with the power plants under development, exceeds the nominal capacity of 420 MWp, which makes us one of the leading players in the small power-plant market.

As an ambitious player in the domestic energy market, our goal is to create new opportunities in the green economy and contribute to sustainability.

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More than capital

More than capital

Our investments open new doors. Four of our portfolio companies have already achieved success on the stock market, and more are preparing for an IPO. We keep sustainability in mind, help our partners prepare, and invest in climate protection businesses.

In addition to capital, we also add our expertise, relationships and market intelligence.

Blue planet

Sustainability companies

The Blue Planet Climate Venture Capital Fund is a catalyst for sustainable businesses, providing capital for environmental development plans for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises. The purpose of the equity fund is to have a sustainable, positive environmental impact with the companies in its portfolio, in addition to financial returns.

Its biggest advantage is that the expected return on investment is lower in comparison to other venture capital funds and that climate protection aspects are on par with financial aspects.

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To the stock market!

Capital market development

As a committed and active supporter of the development of the domestic capital market, the Széchenyi Funds aim to increase the number of SMEs and large companies listed on the domestic stock exchange; therefore it pursues strategic cooperation with the Budapest Stock Exchange.

In three of the four transactions combined with the capital increase of the BSE Xtend market so far, Széchenyi Funds was the leading investor, with a total investment of almost HUF 2 billion.

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Industry 4.0

Industry development

The capital program, which is unique in Hungary, offers financing opportunities primarily to production and development companies with growth potential.

The Funds are looking for companies in key industries as defined in the Irinyi Plan, with particular support for financing industry 4.0 development and digitization processes.

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Széchenyi Funds are a leading capital investment partner for domestic enterprises. We aim to improve the competitiveness of the Hungarian economy, to help develop innovative industries, to enable domestic SMEs to go public, and to achieve economic development goals.

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