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SEAF Macedonia II press release FINAL 121812 Macedonia 2025 has partnered with Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF) to launch the SEAF Macedonia II Fund, with an official agreement signed on October 22, 2012 at the Macedonia Global Investment Summit 2012 held in Ohrid, Macedonia. The fund...

Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF) along with seven other commercial investment companies announced their sponsorship of the Fast5 Challenge competition in June, a competition intended to bolster small-and-medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries. The announcement doubled as a call for submissions from SMEs that require...

Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF) Serbia Managing Director Nikola Stefanovic forecasted a conservative Serbian economy for 2012 in an interview with the American Chamber of Commerce in Serbia (AMCHAM Serbia) Magazine in December 2011. The article published in Perspective, AMCHAM Serbia’s quarterly magazine, highlighted the...

Download File Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF) announced its investment in a growth-oriented wholesale and retail book distributor in Poland. Matras S.A. received debt and equity financing from the SEAF SME Debt Facility (SSDF) and the SEAF Global SME Facility (SGSF) in the amount of USD...

Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF) announced today Finnfund’s approval of a EURO 3 million equity investment in the SEAF South Balkan Fund (SBF). Since end of 2005, SBF has provided equity and long-term debt to SMEs in Serbia, Montenegro, and Macedonia in order to facilitate...

Download File Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF) announced today that the SEAF Trans-Balkan Romania Fund LLC (the Fund) has exited its last investment, completing its term with excellent results. The Fund, with USD 8.5 million in committed capital, invested a total of USD 7.5 million in...

Download File The Center for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development (CEED) – established by SEAF in partnership with USAID – expanded its reach to a third country in Southeast Europe – Romania – on October 31, 2006. The Center’s mission is to help entrepreneurs and their teams...

Download File The Center for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development (CEED) – established by SEAF in partnership with USAID – expanded its reach to a second country in Southeast Europe – Slovenia – on October 2, 2006. The Center’s mission is to help entrepreneurs and their teams...

Download File SEAF announces the sale of SEAF Macedonia’s shares in On.Net to Slovenian Telecom. Under the agreement which was signed in Skopje on March 20, 2006, Slovenian Telecom acquired the majority stake in the Macedonian internet provider, On.Net, from SEAF-Macedonia. The signingmarked the end to...