M&A Deal Summary

Marfin Investment Group Acquires Anakon Investments

On January 1, 2004, private equity firm Marfin Investment Group acquired gaming company Anakon Investments

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Marfin Investment Group’s 1st transaction in the Gaming sector.
  • This is Marfin Investment Group’s 1st transaction in Greece.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2004-01-01
Target Anakon Investments
Sector Gaming
Buyer(s) Marfin Investment Group
Deal Type Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)


Anakon Investments

Patras, Greece
Anakon is an investment company and major shareholder of Theros International Gaming, Inc. (Theros), the owner and operator of Casino Rio. Casino Rio is the largest casino outside the greater Athens and Thessaloniki regions of Greece, currently operating more than 245 slot machines and 40 table games. Anakon Investments is based in Patras, Greece.

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Marfin Investment Group

Nea Erythrea, Greece


Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1998
Type Sector Agnostic

Marfin Investment Group is a publicly traded investment firm focused on private equity-related investments, as well as investments in privatizations and infrastructure projects. Marfin looks to fund consolidations and other situations where the firm can extract value. Areas of interest include food & beverage, financial services, leisure/hospitality, shipping, IT, real estate and healthcare. Marfin Investment Group was initially formed in 1998 and became public in 2007. The Firm is located in Amaroussian, Greece.

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Sector (Gaming) 1 of 1
Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)) 1 of 9
Country (Greece) 1 of 8
Year (2004) 1 of 1
2006-01-01 Hygeia SA

Athens, Greece

Hygeia SA is a provider of private hospital units in Greece, with a portfolio of 4 hospitals (3 in Greece and 1 in Albania) and a total licensed bed capacity of 1,219 (999 in Greece) with 52 operating theatres, 19 delivery rooms and 10 Intensive Care Units. Hygeia Group consists of 3 main divisions: Hospital Services (general & maternity hospital operations), Primary Care and Commercial Activities. Hygeia SA was founded in 1970 and is based in Athens, Greece.

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