Private equity firm Levine Leichtman Capital Partners has launched an €100m fund focused on investing in Europe.
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Europe, LP, will focus on investing in middle market companies in Europe.
Led by Lauren B. Leichtman, co-founder and CEO, Levine Leichtman Capital Partners has managed approximately $7.0 billion of institutional capital since its inception. It invests in middle market companies located in the United States and Europe through private equity partnerships and various debt and leveraged loan funds.
Prior investments include Santa Cruz Nutritionals, CiCi’s Pizza, Hackney Ladish, and Jon Douglas Real Estate Group.
The firm, which has offices in Los Angeles, New York, Dallas, Chicago, London, The Hague and Dubai, recently hired Wouter Snoeijers, a PGGM executive, to head the Netherlands office and lead origination and investing efforts throughout Europe.