We bought the Spanish insurance comparator Arpem


Czech investment group Pale Fire Capital has bought a majority stake in Arpem Networks S.L., a Spanish company based in Madrid, which operates the insurance comparison platform Arpem.  The PFC investment group now controls 83% of Arpem.

PFC is building on a long tradition in the online insurance sector, with which it has many years of experience – PFC Read more

Pale Fire Capital invested in Slovak gastro group CF Group


PFC announces another investment, this time in the Slovak CF Group j.s.a. The group is behind, among others, the concepts Regal Burger, Poke Bistro, La Garnacha, Chuck&Frida and now Banh-mi-Ba. Pale Fire Capital’s investment in CF Group amounts to 2.3 million EUR and includes the sale of PFC’s stake in Banh-mi-Ba. This gives CF Group a majority stake in Read more

Increase in bond volume to 750 million CZK


A week ago we announced the issuance of the bonds. Within one week, the originally planned volume of 500 million CZK was sold out, so we are increasing the volume to 750 million CZK. “We are delighted by the trust that investors have put in us – it is a great reward for our work to date in building Pale Read more

Pale Fire Capital opens up to other investors, issues bonds


The story of Pale Fire Capital has been written since 2015, with four founding members (see photos). Dušan Šenkypl specializes in setting up effective organizational structures, sales teams and product development, David Holý creates marketing strategies for portfolio companies, Jan Barta is dedicated to finding and analysing investment opportunities, and Petr Krajíček deals primarily with accounting and tax aspects and Read more

Jan Sadílek from Alza becomes the new CEO of Aukro


Jan Sadílek is leaving the position of Alza´s Marketing Director and becoming the new CEO of Aukro. Within four years, he wants to reach a turnover of 20 billion CZK, which is five times this year’s plan. 

“Auctions account for 85 percent of transactions and have huge potential for the future, as it is the truest pricing for both Read more

Sportlito receives investment from Pale Fire Capital


Few sports fans nowadays are able to keep their attention on the match throughout its whole duration. Today, sports compete for their place with many other forms of easily accessible entertainment. Our attention is shrinking. Primarily, we want to have fun, we want to witness whatever is the most interesting.

We are more and more likely to search for sports Read more