Penta is originally a Central European investment group founded in 1994, which specialises in long-term value investing. The Group manages an evergreen fund sustained by its partners, the company's only shareholders. Today Penta actively develops companies and projects, primarily in healthcare, financial services, retail, manufacturing, and real estate. Having grown from a local to international company, Penta operates in more than 10 markets across Europe, providing more than 32,000 jobs through investee companies. Penta owns assets of EUR 8,5 billion and focuses on sectors in which it can use its expertise, and takes a very active part in managing the investments and companies in portfolio.