PE  SigmaBleyzer Investment Group

     Office Locations:

123 N. Post Oak, Suite 410
Houston, TX 77024
Phone: 713-621-3111
Fax: 713-621-4666



  • Middle Market



  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Financial Services
  • Food & Agriculture
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Retail & Restaurant



    SigmaBleyzer is a private equity firm with an investment and operating history since 1994. With offices in Texas and throughout Eastern Europe, SigmaBleyzer specializes in control investments in turnaround and distressed situations. The firm currently manages assets valued at approximately $1 billion across six investment vehicles. SigmaBleyzer has over 100 full-time investment professionals focused on control investments in companies operating in attractive and fast growing industries in Ukraine, Romania and Kazakhstan. The firm also has a team of professionals in Houston and Dallas targeting buyout opportunities in Texas. SigmaBleyzer's focus is on control investments in turnaround and distressed situations. Over the years, the firm has invested in a wide range of sectors, including cable TV, food and beverage, financial services, pharmaceuticals, energy, consumer goods, retail, agriculture, chemicals, metallurgy, shipyards, and commodities. In Eastern Europe, the firm targets companies with capital needs of approximately $25 to $50 million for a control equity position; in Texas, the firm targets companies with capital needs of approximately $5 million to $20 million for a control equity position. SigmaBleyzer is not currently looking to deploy capital in oil and gas, real estate, or early stage venture opportunities.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Diana Smachtina Vice President
    Dr. Edilberto Segura Chief Economist
    John Shmorhun President & Chief Executive Officer of Harmelia
    Joshua Ballard Executive Director
    Lev Bleyzer Chief Operating Officer


    Portfolio companies include:

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