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ACT Venture Partners Cooperatief
ACT Venture Partners is a venture capital firm that invests in early stage technology and innovation opportunities in Turkey, through the Accelerating the Commercialization of Technology (ACT) Fund. The anchor investor is the European Investment Fund (EIF) as well as a number of private and institutional investors.
Ateria Ventures is part of newly established family office of a Greek high net worth individual, whose core family interests are shipping and tourism. Ateria was recently created as a vehicle for the non core private investments and started to build a portfolio in private equity, with a selective, opportunistic, ad hoc approach, mainly through funds.
CEE Equity Partners Ltd.
CEE Equity Partners Ltd is the investment advisor for the China-CEE Fund with committed funds of $435 mln. The Fund was established by China Exim Bank in partnership with other institutional investors from the CEE region to capitalise on investment opportunities in CEE countries. The objective of the Fund is to identify and partner with dynamic businesses and together contribute to the vibrant growth of the CEE economies whilst providing good returns to the investors.
CORE specializes in the active operational restructuring of companies in special situations. With our customised program, CORE.N for successful succession solutions, CORE also invests in profitable family businesses. Depending on the need for capital, CORE invests together with one or more investors. Our independence from the influence of the financial market guarantees complete focus on attaining a sustainable increase in productivity in our invested companies and makes CORE a reliable partner. Well-considered and operationally sustainable actions in economic situations form part of our achievements and specific strengths. We always take a very entrepreneurial approach: It is a matter of course for us to take responsibility for a company's development in the work place.
Ergon Capital Advisors
Ergon Capital Advisors is an independent advisory firm, with offices in Brussels, Milan, Madrid, Paris and Munich, that advises Ergon Capital Partners on its investment activity. Ergon Capital Partners is a mid-market investment company with ~€500 million under management backed by Groupe Bruxelles Lambert, as cornerstone investor, and other European institutional LPs. Ergon Capital Partners makes equity investments from €20 million up to €70 million, in leading companies with a sustainable competitive position in attractive niche markets located in the Benelux, Italy, Iberia, France, Germany and Switzerland. Since its inception in 2005, Ergon Capital Partners invested in 16 companies (of which 4 in the Benelux, 7 in Italy, 2 in France, 1 in Spain and 2 in Germany) and 20 add-on acquisitions for a total aggregate transaction value of ~€3.0 billion.
Evercore Partners International LLP - Private Capital Advisory
Evercore's Private Capital Advisory team advises owners and managers of private asset portfolios seeking liquidity through the secondary market. Our team has advised on over $58bn of secondary transactions across over 100 deals. The team comprises of 26 professionals located in NYC and London with experience advising on a broad range of deal types, including straight and structured LP interest sales direct secondaries, stapled transactions and spin-outs.
Frumtak Ventures manages the Frumtak venture funds. The objective is to invest in post seed companies that show great potential for growth and value creation. Investing primarily in Iceland but allowed to invest abroad in connection with its portfolio investments to ensure success in foreign markets.
Goodwin Procter (UK) LLP
Goodwin is a leading Global 50 law firm, with 1,000 lawyers in offices across the United States and in Europe and Asia. Excelling at complex transactional work and high-stakes litigation, the firm combines in-depth legal knowledge with practical business experience to help clients maximize opportunities and manage risk. The firm focuses on matters involving financial institutions, intellectual property, private equity, real estate capital markets, securities litigation.
Inven Capital, Investicni Fond
Inven Capital is a corporate venture capital fund established by CEZ, a major European energy utility, to invest in the European new energy clean tech sector.
MCI Capital SA
MCI, founded in 1999, is one of the most dynamic private equity groups in Emerging Europe. Currently, with the use of PE/VC funds, MCI implements early stage and expansion/buy-out stage investments in CEE, Western Europe, Scandinavia, Russia and Turkey.
Funds connected to MCI have so far realized over 60 investment projects, and managed over 30 exits, with IRR above 24%.
Orange Growth Capital
Orange Growth Capital (“OGC”) is a fintech venture capital firm that was founded in 2013 and invests primarily in Europe and selectively in South East Asia. Operating out of offices in Amsterdam, London and Singapore, it makes significant minority investments in early-stage financial technology (“fintech”) businesses.OGC is an active investor supporting its portfolio companies by being on the board and playing an important role in defining strategy and helping with business development including its funding.OGC has made 13 investments since its inception covering deposit and lending, fraud prevention, investments, payment and insurance businesses.
Pathena is a specialised investment firm focused on boosting the success of Information Technologiy companies. Pathena partners have strong backgrounds and expertise both as entrepreneurs and as investors in the IT field, with a proven track record.We provide active support to our portfolio companies helping their development and international growth.In May 2013, Pathena launched a €50M late early stage / grow fund.
Reed Smith LLP
Reed Smith is a global relationship law firm with more than 1,700 lawyers in 26 offices throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the United States. Founded in 1877, the firm represents leading international businesses, from corporations to mid-market and emerging enterprises. We provide litigation and dispute-resolution services in multi-jurisdictional matters, deliver regulatory counsel, and execute the full range of strategic domestic and cross-border transactions.
SCV Fund Management BV
South Central Ventures (SCV) is the largest venture capital firm investing in the Balkans. Its Enterprise Innovation Fund (ENIF) targets early and growth stage investments in various industries, with focus on IT enabled businesses, including enterprise software, agritech, digital media... SCV's offices are in Zagreb, Belgrade and Skopje.
Softbank is a global technology leader with a portfolio of strategic transformative technologies. We aim to build and grow businesses that are forming the foundational platforms of the information revolution by turbo-charging great operating companies and supporting disruptive entrepreneurs.
Spintop Ventures invests in early stage Nordic technology companies with scalable business models and a category leadership potential. The firm is run by a senior partner team and supported by a unique network of successful technology entrepreneurs actively providing deal flow, expertise and contacts. All members of the network have also invested in the Spintop funds. Spintop III has cornerstone support by EIF and a number of European Family Offices.
Spring Associates Ltd
Spring Associates is a boutique strategy firm, with strong expertise in energy and sustainability strategy. Spring offers Strategy, Innovation and Investor support to top-tier corporate clients. Examples of Investor support include:- Market assessments to identify sustainable growth opportunities for our clients- Buy and sell side transaction support- ESG scans & due diligenc that help investors identify risks and opportunities