Lighthouse Capital is the investment management firm focused on media and e-commerce sectors in Europe and North America, and backed by several European family offices seeking to build exposure to high yield debt and special situation equity investments managed by the Lighthouse Capital team.
In December 2016 Highlight Event & Entertainment AG, the Swiss-listed company, acquired 18% ownership interest in Lighthouse Capital and helped to add the sports & entertainment investment management practice to Lighthouse Capital, which eventually became our primary focus along with media and e-commerce competences.
In November 2017 Gamechanger Capital AG, the Swiss sport industry investment firm, acquired 82% of Lighthouse Capital.
The asset management and transactional side of Lighthouse Capital business is run by Mr. Sergey Skaterschikov, a veteran entrepreneur and investor with a broad international and industry experience (see Completed Transactions).
Ms. Izabela Depczyk, an international marketing and media executive, is the head of the principal investments practice of Lighthouse Capital and currently is the CEO of Swiss-listed digital media firm 5EL S.A. (FEL: SWX), the Lighthouse's portfolio company.