LEADING PRIVATE EQUITY PLACEMENT ADVISORY FIRM

Athos Partners

PROVEN RESULTS

SENIOR EXECUTION

TOP-TIER INVESTOR COVERAGE

Athos Partners was established by highly experienced individuals and offers unique, bespoke fundraising solutions. Our team has longstanding relationships with leading institutional investors worldwide.

Proven Results

  • 45 funds closed, 35 since the establishment of Athos Partners with 100% success rate
  • Secured on average approximately 50% of new capital for our clients
  • Committed, owner-managed team, ensuring full alignment of interest

Senior Execution

  • Completed most mandates within 12 months by generating strong fundraising momentum
  • Minimise GPs resource drain whilst accelerating LP’s due diligence processes
  • Engage with a limited number of clients to add value in all aspects of the fundraising

Top-Tier Investor Coverage

  • Coverage of top-tier institutional investors in Europe and North America via key decision-makers
  • Prioritise high-quality investors based on their fit and ability to add value beyond capital
  • Secure the best commercial terms for GPs

Our Approach

Reduced fundraising time and significant capital contribution from highly regarded Limited Partners.

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ATHOS PARTNERS’ INSIGHT

Based on a highly focused placement approach, we distinguish ourselves by our in‐depth knowledge of our clients’ propositions and their markets. This allows us to act as a virtual extension of the fund manager. In consequence, we are able to interact with investors in a more detailed and effective manner, whilst our clients can keep their attention on making and managing investments.

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ATHOS PARTNERS’ COMPETENCE

We have successfully advised both well established and emerging managers and tailor our services to each client’s specific requirements. The entire team is fully active on each transaction and fully dedicated to all aspects of the fundraising process, from drafting documentation, interacting with investors up to coordinating legal advisers at closure.

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ATHOS PARTNERS’ DEDICATION

We partner with a select number of clients each year and have a preference for highly differentiated propositions in situations where our team can add significant value in the different stages of the fundraising processes. Our firm is fully owned by its partners, ensuring complete dedication and alignment of interests.

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ATHOS PARTNERS’ REACH

Our team has well-established and longstanding relationships with leading institutional investors worldwide, including asset managers, banks, family offices, funds of funds, public bodies, insurance companies, investments trusts and pension funds.

FULLY DEDICATED AND DEEPLY INVOLVED TEAM

Athos Partners was established by highly experienced individuals and offers unique, bespoke fundraising solutions. With over four decades of experience in private placements, investment banking and management consulting, the team has developed a highly complementary and relevant skill-set for raising funds successfully across economic cycles.

Our international team is able to communicate with most investors in their native tongue. Collectively, we have successfully
raised 45 private equity funds.

Managing Partner

Paul Arent

Paul has almost 20 years of experience in private equity advisory and management consulting. He has been involved in 45 fundraising and advisory mandates across Europe, CEE and Asia.

Partner

Viktor Bergström

Viktor has over twelve years of experience in private equity advisory and investment banking. He has been involved in 37 fundraising and advisory mandates across Europe.

Vice President

Salma Ifriquine

Salma has four years of experience in private equity advisory and audit. She has been involved in ten fundraising and advisory mandates across Europe.

Associate

Marijn Dumoulin

Marijn has three years of experience in private equity advisory and transaction services. He has been involved in four fundraising and advisory mandates in Europe.

Associate

Juliette Bonin

Juliette has one year of experience in private equity advisory and financial advisory. She has been involved in two fundraising and advisory mandates in Europe.

Associate

Álvaro Páez Pérez

Álvaro has one year of experience in private equity advisory and consulting. He has been involved in two fundraising and advisory mandates in Europe.

Associate

Julie Ferracci

Julie has three years of experience in private equity advisory, management consulting and financial advisory.

Associate

Laurenz Reifferscheid

Laurenz has three years of experience in private equity advisory, private equity, private banking and asset management.

Associate

Andrea Freguja

Andrea has four years of experience in private equity advisory, private equity, financial management and asset management.

Analyst

Louis Brunet de Panthou

Louis has two years of experience in private equity advisory and financial advisory. He has been involved in one fundraising and advisory mandate in Europe.

Analyst

Pietro Rosci

Pietro has one year of experience in private equity advisory and investment banking.

Analyst

Thomas Sabato

Thomas has one year of experience in private equity advisory and financial advisory.

Analyst

Álvaro Amigó Muñoz

Álvaro has two years of experience in private equity advisory, investment banking and consulting.

Analyst

Alexander Hasley

Alexander has two years of experience in private equity advisory and financial advisory.

Off-Cycle Analyst

Avi Arora

Avi has one year of experience in private equity advisory and private equity.

Off-Cycle Analyst

Paolo Giorgetti

Paolo has one year of experience in private equity advisory, analytics and financial management.

Off-Cycle Analyst

Philipp Blecher

Philipp has one year of experience in private equity advisory, private equity, M&A and consulting.

Off-Cycle Analyst

Giuseppe Scianamè

Giuseppe has one year of experience in private equity advisory, investment banking and financial management.

Finance & Support

Sémia Barbana

Sémia has over 20 years of experience in finance & support and accounting.

Deep transaction experience raising 45 funds, our approach has been proven successful in an increasingly competitive environment.

PROVEN TRACK RECORD

European leader with 100% success rate partnering with likeminded firms.

Mentha Capital VII

Mentha again has enjoyed Athos’ support for our 7th consecutive fund. They again delivered up to expectations taking away a lot of our burden. Gijs BotmanManaging Partner, Mentha Capitalmenthacapital.com
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Fund Size
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Fund Raising
€250m
Prior Fund Size
39%
200mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 2006 and headquartered in Amsterdam (Netherlands)
  • Buy-and-build investments in the Benelux lower mid-market
  • Mentha Capital VII (2022 vintage) with €222 million target fund size

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached first and final closing at hard cap of €250 million within five months
  • Increased fund size by 39%
  • Converted new highly sophisticated institutional investors from Europe

Contact Athos Partners

Paul Arent
Managing Partner
paul@athospartners.com
Viktor Bergström
Partner
viktor@athospartners.com
Palais Albany,
26 Boulevard des Moulins,
98000, Monaco
40 Wall Street,
Suite 2827,
New York, NY, 10005, USA