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Black Pearls VC
Black Pearls VC is the largest venture capital fund in Northern Poland. We cooperate with private investors and business angels from Poland, Scandinavia and Germany. We support innovations by sharing our entrepreneurial expertise and investing in development of new technologies and R&D projects. Currently, we have 30 companies in our portfolio, with most of them developing te'chnologies improving life quality.
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.
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.
GENUI Partners is a private investment firm established by a group of entrepreneurs and investment professionals. GENUI invests in medium-sized companies (“Mittelstand”) in the German-speaking countries. What sets GENUI apart is a combination of entrepreneurial ability, a network, and expertise in processes and governance. The GENUI entrepreneurs have built up larger businesses and added value to enterprises by taking active ownership roles as non-executive board members.
Intertrust is a global quality leader in the trust and corporate services sector, providing a broad range of high-end legal and financial administrative services to corporations, funds, financial institutions and private individuals from every corner of the world. Intertrust’s clients include:
60% of the Top 10 of the Fortune Global 500
64% of the Top 50 of the Fortune Global 500
60% of the Top 50 of the Private Equity International 300
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.
Isomer Capital was established in 2015 to invest in European technology-based businesses. It takes an entrepreneurial approach to accessing high-potential opportunities by investing as a limited partner in funds, co-investing in companies, and providing liquidity to firms and founders through secondary purchases.
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.
Probitas Partners is an independent, global placement advisory firm that partners exclusively with leading managers of alternative investment products seeking to raise capital from sophisticated institutional investors. Founded in 2001, Probitas Partners is distinguished by its long history of successfully executing fundraising mandates ranging from established funds to niche strategies. The firm has raised over $55bn for more than 75 funds.
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.
RMI Partners is a venture company in Moscow established in 2012, with a strategic focus on investments supporting the development of innovative biopharmaceutical products and medical technologies. The company makes global investments in a variety of therapeutic areas.
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.
Sonae Investment Management, Software & technology, SGPS, SA (Sonae IM)
IT corporate-venturing company aiming to manage and build a portfolio of world class tech-based companies linked to retail and telco, with international focus. Core areas of interest include data analytics, cybersecurity, fraud management and revenue assurance for telco and digital businesses. Invests in growth stage companies, typically series-A and above, as well as established companies. Flexible, majority and minority investments, but no passive investments.
Vieira de Almeida & Associados - Sociedada de Advogados, SP.R.L.
Vieira de Almeida & Associados provides legal services to both domestic and international clients based on a multidisciplinary approach which ensures that our clients benefit from global analysis of issues and, similarly, from structured and integrated solutions. VdA has 19 practice areas and provides legal advice with a particular focus in M&A, Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance. VdA has a special focus on lusophone and francophone African countries.