“We have been creating unique investment solutions and opportunities for our clients for 20 years. In addition to returns, our clients also gain the ability to influence the world in which we live. Through exclusive investments, our clients change the environment, support technological progress, shape healthcare and above all create their own future as they would love to have.“
We are a trusted and respected investment advisor and asset manager for our clients. This demands strict discipline, perseverance and thoroughness.We are passionate about our work. In working with clients, we practice values that move us forward and, at the same time, enable us to achieve our primary goal – to help clients appreciate their money in long-term and effectively for generations. We give them the opportunity to have impact on their future and the world around.
When creating new investment opportunities, we are open to discuss and use personal approach.
For each client, we design unique investment solutions; preferring tax optimized solutions and those with statutory deductions.
We leverage the market growth potential to make it beneficiary for our clients. We cooperate with trusted financial institutions, creating the offer of whole investment world at one place.
Perseverance differentiates success from failure. Our reliable and accountable approach is a guarantee of professionalism and stability for our clients.
Our clients have a constant overview of what is happening with their investments. Across Connect allows them 24/7 to check it, wherever they are.
Through various projects, we help transform the world around us. We support charity, CSR initiatives, Slovak art as well as talented athletes.
People are behind every success story: loyal, experienced and professional. Our team of investment consultants consists of experts with extensive experience in the investment environment and banking. We are constantly strengthening our team and coming closer to our clients in the regions as well. We currently operate in Bratislava, Žilina, Nitra, Banská Bystrica and Košice.
We are aware that our clients have high expectations on us. We are ready to continue to fulfil them.
Július Strapek is a founder and main partner of the Across Group. He graduated at the University of Economics in Bratislava, Faculty of Business Management. He has been active in the investment world since 1995. He started his career by managing several successful investment and mutual funds, such as the Tatra Coupon Fund. From 1998 to 2001 he held the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of Tatra Asset Management. As a consultant, he participated in the project of drafting the legislation and strategic plans on the Slovak financial market; he was a member of the EU Commission team for the Collective Investment Act. In 2002 he acted as an advisor to the Minister of Labor, Social Affairs and Family of the Slovak Republic on pension reform and in 2003 he was in the role of a local World Bank expert on pension reform. In 2002 he established the Across Group and by today he is member of its top management team.
Peter has been with Across Private Investments team since 2021, currently acting in the role of Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board. He graduated at the Utrecht University in Law and Economics and at the University of Amsterdam in Business Law. He acted as Chief Operating Officer within the IPM Group, where he was responsible for coordinating teams and business lines, developing projects as well as ensuring an attractive portfolio of investment opportunities and stable growth of assets under management. He has more than 15 years of experience in the global financial industry, including banking, brokerage, law, insurance, institutional income management, investment fund management, investment management and advisory services. He has worked in financial centers in Europe, the Caribbean and the United States. He began his professional career at DLA Piper, a global law firm working on major energy and infrastructure projects. Among his previous employers count Bolder Group and Aegon as well.
Andrej has been part of the Across Private Investments team since 2017, and currently holds the position of Chief Investment Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board. He is responsible for portfolio management, financial markets trading and product management. He graduated from the University of Economics in Bratislava, where he studied foreign trade at the Faculty of Commerce. He successfully completed training programs focused on financial derivatives trading in Vienna, London and New York. Before joining Across, he managed a Luxembourg private equity fund, securities trading on the global stock, coordinated energy derivatives and commodities trade and acted as a risk manager. He became a member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Securities Dealers in June 2021.
Marcel has been part of the Across Private Investments team since 2020. He graduated from the Open University Business School and is a member of the British CIPD with 9 years of business and management experience in banking. His previous business career includes senior roles at Tatra banka and ČSOB followed by 10 years as an external consultant in relationship sales focused on insurance, telco, IT and other sectors. In his current role, he focuses on the salespeople and managers development as a mentor or coach. He manages the sales team, leads a team of investment consultants, builds client care service and sets up internal processes.
He has been professionally involved in capital markets for over 20 years. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Commerce of the University of Economics in Bratislava, with the subject of study of the International Trade. During his studies, he worked in business positions for securities traders Proinvest, o.c.p., a.s., and Bonus Invest o.c.p., a.s. Since graduation in 2003, he has been working in the Across group. He worked in several positions; he currently manages and maintains relations with the most important private clients of the company.
Besides market solutions like investments in Central and Eastern European bonds, we spice up investors’ portfolios through the Bond+ Fund managed by Across as well as with various unique and promising projects. These include investments in ETFs and projects focused on e mobility, green energy, artificial intelligence, and robotics.
We also offer unique investment opportunities in hospitality, healthcare and retail. At Across, investors will find basically every promising area in which it is possible to invest. Join our client base and use your influence right!
The Rakyta Project is located in quiet surroundings with beautiful views of Devínska Kobyla and the Little Carpathians. In the area, through which passes the Rakyta watercourse, there will be a peaceful living for young families, which will provide plenty of green space, playgrounds for children, and a pleasant area for communities.
The company InoBat Auto has big and ambitious plans in Slovakia, it cooperates with the renowned names in the field of electromobility, and there are several investors and large companies standing behind it. It focuses on providing energy solutions throughout the value chain, including large-capacity energy storages and battery recycling.
The Salamandra Hotel is part of a large complex, the resort, which also includes a ski slope, multifunctional playgrounds, cyclist infrastructure, children’s playground, and Hornohodrušský Tajch. In addition to families, it is also a suitable destination for corporate events and business meetings.
Mountain Hotel Sliezsky Dom**** is the highest placed hotel with comprehensive amenities in Slovakia at an altitude of 1,670 m above sea level. It is located directly under the Gerlach, the highest peak of Slovakia. It has a unique location and offers comprehensive services that will satisfy even the most demanding clients.
The group’s activities in the field of hotel and tourism in Slovakia and Croatia are managed by the company Premium Star Hotels, a.s. The portfolio includes the highest placed hotel in Slovakia – Sliezsky Dom, and Salamandra Resort in Štiavnické vrchy. In Croatia, it is the hotels Trakoščan and Zelená Punta on the island of Ugljan.
The exclusive green resort ZELENA PUNTA is located on the emerald-green island of Ugljan near the idyllic fishing village of Kukljica, just a few kilometres from the town of Zadar. Untouched by mass tourism and still undiscovered island will enchant you with a beautiful sea, many natural beauties, and authentic Croatian traditions.
The company Tachyum under the leadership of Dr. Radoslav Danilák became a model of connecting a Slovak start-up and Silicon Valley. Thanks to the development of their own chip named Prodigy, Tachyum has the potential to change the world of computers and overtake leaders in this area like Intel, AMD, or nVidia.
The current state of health services and the patients’ demand for a fully-fledged health care have created a space for building a Praktická ambulancia Project. The network of outpatient offices of general practitioners, aimed at providing a comprehensive health care without flat-rate patient payments, currently consists of sever workplaces, three of which are in Bratislava, next are in Trnava, Banská Bystrica, Žilina, and Prešov.
The company CS Apparel Group, a.s. (CSAG) works in Slovakia and the Czech Republic as an exclusive distributor of the American brand of sportswear Under Armour. On both markets, it also covers the American brand of clothing, accessories, and daily care products. In addition, the CSAG Group produces and distributes the Czech brand of clothing SAM73 Apparel.
Establishment of the Company Across Investment
Services, o.c.p., a.s., (now Across Private Investments, o.c.p., a.s.)
Strategic focus on the most discerning private clients
First EUR 100 million in assets under management
Establishment of the Across Private Equity Healthcare fund
Expansion of the license to provide investment services
Group’s second pillar built – Across Private Equity
Bankruptcy of Lehmann Brothers, the beginning of the global financial crisis. Markets fell by 50%
The US Federal Reserve launched its first quantitative easing program as a ‘cure’ to solve temporary problems.
Debt crisis in Europe
Creation of the first hedge fund for professional investors managed from Slovakia.
Sale of the ‘Domov zdravia’ – pharmacy network owned by Across. Acquisition of the highest located hotel in Slovakia – Sliezsky dom****
Greece faces technical bankruptcy and an escalation of debt-related problems.
Acquisition of the Salamandra Hotel and Resort, which includes the southernmost ski resort with many leisure activities.
400 private clients
Launch of investment funds listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange.
Acquisition of the Croatian hotels Trakoscan and Zelena Punta; beginning of their complete modernization with the aim of creating an attractive holiday locations.
The introduction of the Across Private Investment brand, which covers key companies of the investment holding. Entry into the Praktická ambulancia project.
Across moved its headquarters to a historic building on Zochova Street in Bratislava.
More than 500 private clients
Introduction of unique Across Investment Savings product based on regular investments in ETF funds. The main benefits are low costs and tax exemption.
Across Bond+ becomes the highest performing fund in the “Bonds – Emerging Markets Europe” category with returns of 9,2%
The referendum in the United Kingdom launched the BREXIT process. Donald Trump became President of the United States, which surprised the financial markets.
Across Bond+ is again the highest performing fund in the “Bonds – Emerging Markets Europe” category with returns of 9,2%
1,000 private clients
EUR 200 million in assets under management
Investments in the sectors of the future – green energy storage, innovative car batteries, battery research and development center in Voderady. Expansion of retail activities – distribution and sale of the global brands – Under Armor and GAP.
Beginning of the COVID-19 pandemics, markets fell by 30%.
Across Wealth Management changes its name and becomes Across Private Investments.
Joe Biden elected as the most powerful man in the US with a focus on green energy and infrastructure investments.
More than EUR 300 million in assets under management. More than 1,000 private clients
Establishment of the AIMC, s.r.o. – investment fund management and investment fund focusing on unique venture capital investments
Across entry into the e-commerce through the purchase of a majority stake in the Digital People Group which operates the Zoot, Different, Urban Store and Bibloo e-shops.