About Olympia

The Olympia Group of Companies, founded by Panos Germanos, is now an International Investment Group with a strong presence, through many different companies, in 9 countries.

Driven by the pursuit of business excellence at all times, the Olympia Group began its activities in 1980 and continues to grow dynamically in a highly competitive international environment and in all markets where it has a presence, holding to its fundamental principles of dedication, creativity and belief in its corporate philosophy.

The six companies of the Olympia Group are key players in various business sectors. These include Telecoms, Industrial, Retail, Distribution, Software and Shipping.

With over 20 years of a strong presence and dynamic expansion in international markets, Olympia Group creates capital gains in the international business scene. Through its exports and its own physical presence abroad, the Group contributes decisively to the growth and well-being of the local communities in which it is present.

Through the vision of its founder, Panos Germanos, for corporate development with business ethics, Olympia, its partners and its personnel have managed to create a modern and financially robust Group that operates governed by steadfast corporate responsibility and a philosophy that enforces business autonomy practices. This leaves the Group free of constraints and dependencies, and ensures a more dynamic future for the Olympia Group as a whole.

The Olympia Investment Group possesses a strong management team and an extremely successful history of strategic partnerships, such that today it has a diversified portfolio with an expanded business ecosystem across 9 countries. The Group’s companies are internationally active in the following sectors:

  • Retail sale of technology products: through the Public chain of stores, with 55 branches in Greece and Cyprus and 2 e-commerce stores.

  • Manufacturing: focusing on the energy storage sector through SYSTEMS SUNLIGHT SA. It maintains its production in two plants in Greece, in addition to its strong presence in four countries (Germany, Greece, Italy, Romania); its products are exported to more than 100 countries around the world.

  • Distribution of technology products: with significant activity in the distribution of IT hardware and Mobility products and a presence in Greece and Cyprus via Westnet.

  • Business software products and services: products are distributed in Greece and Southeast Europe through SoftOne, with a particularly strong presence in the markets of Bulgaria, Greece, Cyprus and Romania.

  • Telecommunications: the Group owns Poland’s leading mobile telephony company PLAY, one of the fastest growing companies in Europe.

  • Real estate: Οlympia Group and VNK Capital participate in the share capital of Lamda Development SA based on an equity stake of 12,8% acquired via the joint investment vehicle Voxcove holdings.