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

  • 39 funds closed, 29 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 39 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 39 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 33 fundraising and advisory mandates across Europe.

Vice President

Coline Lemonnier

Coline has seven years of experience in private equity advisory and audit. She has been involved in 15 fundraising and advisory mandates across Europe.

Associate

Martin Miquelis

Martin has seven years of experience in private equity advisory, investment banking and project finance. He has been involved in two fundraising and advisory mandates across Europe.

Associate

Camil Bouder

Camil has four years of experience in private equity advisory and investment banking.

Associate

David Periers

David has five years of experience in private equity advisory, transaction services & restructuring and investment banking.

Analyst

Salma Ifriquine

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

Analyst

Henrich Ricar

Henrich has six years of experience in private equity advisory, investment banking and corporate development. He has been involved in three fundraising and advisory mandates across Europe

Analyst

Joachim Daumas

Joachim has one year of experience in private equity advisory, investment analysis and M&A.

Finance & Support

Sémia Barbana

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

Deep transaction experience raising 39 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.

Priveq VI

Our long-term relationship with Athos Partners was very important to be able to reach our target for our sixth fund. Despite the COVID-19 outbreak we were able to execute a highly efficient fundraising, obtaining our goals for terms and investor base composition, in addition to closing the fund in three months from first digital meeting to first and final close at hard cap. Louise NilssonPartner and CEO, Priveqpriveq.se
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Fund Size
Increase
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Fund Raising
SEK 2563m
Prior Fund Size
11%
SEK2051mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 1983 and headquartered in Stockholm (Sweden)
  • Growth and buyout investments in the leading Nordic SMEs
  • Priveq Investment VI (2020 vintage) with SEK 2,500 million target fund size

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached first and final closing at hard cap of SEK 2,563 million within five months
  • Increased fund size by 11%
  • Converted new highly sophisticated institutional investors from Europe and the US

Contact Athos Partners

Paul Arent
Managing Partner
paul@athospartners.com
Viktor Bergström
Partner
viktor@athospartners.com
Palais Albany,
26 Boulevard des Moulins,
98000, Monaco