Capvis Equity Partners AG, a mid-market investor in Europe, closed Capvis Equity V LP with capital commitments of just under €1.2 billion.
Capvis V exceeded both its target of €1.0 billion and the €0.7 billion size of Capvis Equity IV LP.
The fund received capital from both existing investors and major new investors from around the globe, extending relationships in North America, the Middle East and Asia, including public and corporate pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, asset managers and family offices.
Capvis V will invest in mid-sized companies in the Industrial Corridor of Europe (Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Italy, and Benelux).
Led by Philippe Bucher, Daniel Flaig and Rolf Friedli, Capvis focuses on making major controlling investments in mid-market companies, often as part of succession or corporate spinoffs. The firm targets companies which are know-how and technology driven in the areas of Manufacturing Technology, Engineered Products and Advanced Services.