investment focus

Medium-Sized Businesses

The Fund targets well-defined projects, focusing on value creation, while a clear exit route will be sought after a medium term investment horizon. It will particularly favour and support projects with a truly European dimension.

Size of Investment

Turnover and/or Enterprise Value between EUR 30 million and EUR 300 million.

Type of Transaction

In excess of EUR 10 million equity investment, ideally in the range of EUR 15 – 30 million. Majority stakes or significant share of equity.

Buy-in and buy-out transactions and business build-ups (family –owned companies as well as businesses owned by financial institutions or industrial groups); special situations such as delistings, turnarounds, development capital, etc.

Geographical Scope

Primarily Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland.

Investment Horizon

3 to 6-year investment horizon, along with controlling interest (alone or with co-investors) and/or shareholders agreement, and financial incentive to managers.