History of SHIFT, a.s. Group

SHIFT, a.s. was established as an investment company in 2005.

Year 2005 - The company was mainly focused on financial consulting

  • Consultations and collaboration with the Across, financial group, on the project Across Private healthcare fond, a.s. - private capital in the sector of Slovak healthcare,
  • Consultation for the reclassification of insurance stocks for BLACH Slovak, a broker insurance company, on behalf of a foreign owner.

Year 2006 - Development of consultation and financial services. SHIFT a.s. expands its activities in the sectors of real estate and development

  • INFINITI MEDIA, s.r.o. - Consultation and implementation of business strategies in media connected with direct capital feed,
  • Helping vault financing to construct a multi-storeyed residential block in Gloria, Bratislava,
  • Reconstruction of an attic into luxury apartments in the city centre of Bratislava. 

Year 2007 - Development of business finance

  • Helping vault financing to construct underground garages managed by T.I.E.S. s.r.o. (a construction company),
  • Capital entry into BLACH Slovak insurance broker company s.r.o., and its subsequent reorganisation.

Year 2008 - We started to focus on complex transactions, acquisition and investment management 

  • Consultiation in acquisition of Spielmann, s.r.o. Company - for a project concerning reclassification and development of  Vysoke Tatry - Skalnate Pleso cableway,
  • Successful sale of project Infiniti Media, s.r.o. project - it was purchased by a foreign investor,
  • Acquisition of Optimum Energy Slovakia Limited, a start up project dealing with the payment of electricity, focusing on optimized utilisation of electrical energy for retail and institutional customers,
  • Development of activities in real estate. Launching of LipKy project - construction of recreational area in Liptov.

Year 2009 - consolidation and innovation

  • Continued cooperation on the media project with its new owner, focusing on business strategies,
  • Stabilization and development of existing investments,
  • Finishing of restructuring and rebranding of BLACH slovenská poisťovacia maklérska spoločnosť s.r.o. company fo Poystni and MacLer s.r.o. company,
  • Joining projects in the sector of renewable energy sources - FV Electricity station and other alternative sources (2009).
Year 2010 - expansion of existing investments and advancement of activities in field of renewable energy sources (RES)
  • Follow-up on projects INFINITI MEDIA, SPIELMANN, Poystni and MacLer,
  • Launch of photovoltaic power plant in Czech republic - Solnice village, installed power output 2,7 MW,
  • Preparation of projects in field of renewable energy sources- PV power plants and biogas stations in Slovakia,
  • Development of projects in field of renewable energy sources in Balkan area.
Year 2011 - renewable energy sources and restructuring - increasing of our competence and opportunities
  • Managing a project of building a FV power station 2x0,95 MW in Liptov - support to the investor in the preparation stages and in selecting technologies, providing financing and running the process of connecting the station to the network,
  • Managing a project of FV applications construction on hall rooftops summing up to 400 kWp performance - including preparation stages and connecting to the network,
  • Agricultural production project preparation - the assumpltion of synergies utilization in renewable energy sources (biogas, biomass) areas as well as the opportunities in real estate market,
  • Acquisition of Blue Sky Mining s.r.o. - recovery of the mining, financing and full restructuring of a stone pit in East Slovakia,
  • Acquisition of EUROSPECTRUM s.r.o. company - restructuring and refinancing of the company owning an industrial area near Liptovský Hrádok.         
Year 2012 - quarries and renewable energy sources - restructuring, refinancing and development
  • Refinancing of PV plant Podtureň - rooftop application with installed power output 400 kWp, 
  • Managing a successful withdrawal from the EUROSPECTRUM s.r.o. company,
  • Development of business activities in BLUE SKY MINING s.r.o.- mining and selling of the crushed stone, a sale of 50% share,
  • Acquisition of KRUŠGEO.SK s.r.o. company - the resumption of mining, financing and the total restructuring of the quarry in East Slovakia,
  • Analysis and preparation of the acquisitions of the RES projects in Balkan area,
  • Continuation in preparation of the agricultural project - possibilities of the use of synergy in field of RES (biogas, biomass) as an opportunity in a real estate business.

Year 2013 - quarries and renewable energy sources - restructuring, refinancing and development
  • Managing a project of building, and commissioning of a PV power station in Romania commune of Tartasesti, installed power output 2,8 MW,
  • Refinancing of PV plant Tartasesti in Romania with Sberbank Slovakia, a.s. with the insurance of Export-Import Bank of Slovakia,
  • Analysis and preparation of the acquisition of the photovoltaic projects in Romania,
  • Development of projects in field of renewable energy sources in Africa,
  • Managing a withdrawal from the field of quarries.

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