Primary Fund Investments

We specialize in the micro, small and mid cap areas of the European Private Equity market. There, we invested in over 100 funds and co-founded many of them as anchor investor.

Primary Fund Investments
At a Glance

Leading Investor in European Micro, Small and Mid Cap Funds

We are one of the most successful primary fund investors in Europe. In doing so, we are concentrating on the more attractive entry-level segment of the European market. There, we identify aspiring fund managers, including first-time funds, with above-average return potential.

Assets under Management (Billion €)

4.0

Investment per Transaction (Million €)

10-75

Funds in The Portfolio

>100
investment criteria Primary Fund Investments

Our Focus

Europe

Our European team based in Berlin invests exclusively within Europe.

Value Investments

With operationally oriented fund managers, we invest in the lower end of the European Private Equity market, preferably in buyout, buy-and-build and turnaround situations.

Fund Generation

In addition to anchor investments in first-time funds, we support managers over many fund generations in the successful further development of their investment approach.

Diversification

We offer our investors broad diversification across years of investment, regions and individual strategies in order to create the most attractive risk/reward profile possible.

Europe

Our European team based in Berlin invests exclusively within Europe.

Value Investments

With operationally oriented fund managers, we invest in the lower end of the European Private Equity market, preferably in buyout, buy-and-build and turnaround situations.

Fund Generation

In addition to anchor investments in first-time funds, we support managers over many fund generations in the successful further development of their investment approach.

Diversification

We offer our investors broad diversification across years of investment, regions and individual strategies in order to create the most attractive risk/reward profile possible.

investment approach

Foundation of Our Success

We identify business models that benefit from ongoing trends. Transformation potential is realized through dedicated value-added measures.

Institutional

Platform with established best practice, complementary network and profound expertise in the focus sectors.

Experienced

Decades of investment experience in SMEs and a successful track record with over 200 investments.

Transformative

Decisive increase in value for replicable sales and profit growth in the investment period.

Individual

High flexibility - focusing on company succession, growth financing and complex carve-outs.

Focus sectors

Industry Know-How

Focus on sectors and niches that benefit from sustainable megatrends, creates long-term value and promotes innovative growth.

Healthcare

Software/IT

Smart Industries

Business Services

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Our Portfolio Companies

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Aimery de Kerdrel
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Aimery de Kerdrel
Analyst
Dorian Gensel
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Dorian Gensel
Partner
Francisco Rosique Sanz
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ESG
Direct Co
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Secondary
Francisco Rosique Sanz
Manager
Vincent de Lard
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ESG
Direct Co
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Secondary
Vincent de Lard
Manager
Rainer Effinger
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ESG
Direct Co
Primary
Secondary
Rainer Effinger
Managing Partner
Álvaro Soufi Oliveros
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ESG
Direct Co
Primary
Secondary
Álvaro Soufi Oliveros
Associate
Thibault Guillaume
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ESG
Direct Co
Primary
Secondary
Thibault Guillaume
Analyst
Kyron Schimmel
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ESG
Direct Co
Primary
Secondary
Kyron Schimmel
Manager
Kim Schneider
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ESG
Direct Co
Primary
Secondary
Kim Schneider
Partner
Alberto Guerrini
Investment
ESG
Direct Co
Primary
Secondary
Alberto Guerrini
Associate
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Investor Relations

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Primary Fund Investments

Your Contact Person

Vincent de Lard

Manager

Vincent de Lard