LEADING PRIVATE EQUITY PLACEMENT ADVISORY FIRM

Proven Track record

PROVEN TRACK RECORD

European leader with 100% success rate partnering with like-minded firms.

Deep transaction experience raising 39 funds, our approach has been proven successful in an increasingly competitive environment.

  • Closed 39 funds, 29 since the establishment of Athos Partners with 100% success rate
  • Secured on average approximately 50% of new capital for our clients
  • Completed most mandates within 12 months by generating strong fundraising momentum
  • Improved and secured the best commercial LPA terms for our clients

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 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

LEO II (DUBAG)

We highly valued Athos for their professional and efficient approach. Their thorough understanding of our requirements greatly helped in selecting the right investors for us Emmanuel CattaneiPartner, DUBAGdubag.eu
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€40m
Prior Fund Size
20x
32mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 2009 and headquartered in Munich (Germany)
  • Special situation investments in the DACH region
  • LEO II (DUBAG) (2019 vintage) with €35 million target fund size

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached final closing at hard cap of €40 million within six months
  • Increased fund size by 20x
  • Converted new highly sophisticated institutional investors from Europe and the US

Elvaston Capital IV

We enjoyed working with Athos Partners again after they successfully raised our previous fund, Elvaston Capital III in 2017. Their expertise and advice were instrumental in helping us exceed our hard-cap once again for Elvaston Capital IV, all whilst completing the fundraising in a timely manner of approximately 6 months. Dr. Oliver ThumPartner, Elvaston Capitalelvaston.com
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€256m
Prior Fund Size
55%
205mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 1999 and headquartered in Berlin (Germany)
  • Technology buyouts in the DACH region
  • Elvaston Capital IV (2019 vintage) with €220 million target fund size

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached final closing at hard cap of €256 million within seven months
  • Increased fund size by 55%
  • Converted new highly sophisticated institutional investors from Europe and the US

HQ Equita V

The Athos-Team did an excellent job positioning the fund in light of our complex fund history. We highly valued their exceptional commitment and senior attention throughout the whole process Jan Herwig Director Legal & Investor Relations, HQ Equitahqequita.com
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Fund Raising
€308m
€308m
247mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 1992 and headquartered in Bad Homburg v. d. Höhe (Germany)
  • Majority buyouts in the mid-market DACH region
  • HQ Equita V (2017 vintage) with €400 million target fund size

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached final closing at €308 million
  • Converted new highly sophisticated institutional investors from Europe, the US and Asia

Mentha Capital VI

With Athos we have continued our mutual journey into our latest fund to our fullest satisfaction. The process went fast and almost effortless which secured our team to remain focused on their core business. Gijs BotmanManaging Partner, Mentha Capitalmenthacapital.com
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€178m
Prior Fund Size
24%
143mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 2006 and headquartered in Amsterdam (Netherlands)
  • Buy-and-build investments in the Benelux lower mid-market
  • Mentha Capital VI (2019 vintage) with €170 million target fund size

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached final closing at hard cap of €178 million within three months
  • Increased fund size by 24%
  • Converted a new highly sophisticated institutional investor from the US

CataCap II

Athos Partners’ professional and systematic approach allowed us to close our second fund at hard-cap, further diversifying our investor base with additional well-regarded institutional investors. Jens Hahn-PetersenPartner, CataCapcatacap.dk
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DKK 1800m
Prior Fund Size
64%
DKK1440mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 2012 and headquartered in Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • Transformational buyout investments in the Danish lower mid-market
  • CataCap II (2017 vintage) with DKK 1,500 million target fund size

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached final closing at hard cap of DKK 1,800 million
  • Increased fund size by 64%
  • Converted new highly sophisticated institutional investors from Europe and the US

Tempus Capital II

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€60m
€60m
48mFund Size

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Ceder Capital II

Athos Partners has once again successfully assisted us with our fundraising, enabling us to triple our fund size in an highly efficient bespoke process adding a select number of limited partners to our investor base. Thomas Ramsay and David Holm OvrénPartners, Ceder Capitalcedercapital.se
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SEK 960m
Prior Fund Size
3x
SEK768mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 2013 and headquartered in Stockholm (Sweden)
  • Growth and buyout investments in Swedish and Finnish lower-mid market
  • Ceder Capital II (2017 vintage) with SEK 750 million target fund size

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached first and final closing at hard cap of SEK 960 million within six months
  • Increased fund size by almost 3x
  • Converted new highly sophisticated institutional investors from Europe

Elvaston Capital III

We appreciated the proactive senior involvement and execution which made the fundraising process very efficient. In the end, we were impressed with the results and the line-up of acclaimed new institutional LPs that Athos Partners was able to deliver. Dr. Thomas KeulPartner, Elvaston Capitalelvaston.com
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€165m
Prior Fund Size
3x
132mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 1999 and headquartered in Berlin (Germany)
  • Technology buyouts in the DACH region
  • Elvaston Capital III (2017 vintage) with €150 million target fund size

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached final closing at hard cap of €165 million within ten months
  • Increased fund size by more than 3x
  • Converted new highly sophisticated institutional investors from Europe and the US

Capzanine 4

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€350m
€350m
280mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 2004 and headquartered in Paris (France)
  • Self-sponsored investments in France and Europe
  • Capzanine 4 (2016 vintage) with €325 million target fund size

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached first and final closing at hard cap of €350 million within six months
  • Converted new highly sophisticated institutional investors from Europe

Mentha Capital V

We truly loved working with Athos. It all resulted in a very fast and efficient fundraising process with a line-up of very strong names across the industry. Gijs BotmanManaging Partner, Mentha Capitalmenthacapital.com
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Fund Raising
€143m
Prior Fund Size
34%
115mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 2006 and headquartered in Amsterdam (Netherlands)
  • Buy-and-build investments in the Benelux lower mid-market
  • Mentha Capital V (2016 vintage) with €130 million target fund size

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached final closing at hard cap of €143 million within seven months
  • Increased fund size by 34%
  • Converted new highly sophisticated institutional investors from Europe and the US

Agilitas 2015

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0Fund Size

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Omnes Croissance IV

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€210m
Prior Fund Size
21%
168mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 2004 (formerly known as Crédit Agricole Private Equity) and headquartered in Paris (France)
  • Growth and buyout investments in the French lower mid-market
  • Omnes Croissance IV (2015 vintage) with €180 million target fund size

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached final closing at €210 million
  • Increased fund size by 21%

eEquity III

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SEK 750m
Prior Fund Size
2x
SEK600mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 2010 and headquartered in Stockholm (Sweden)
  • Growth investments in fast growing Nordic internet companies
  • eEquity III (2016 vintage) with SEK 700 million target fund size

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached final closing of SEK 750 million
  • Increased fund size by more than 2x
  • Converted new highly sophisticated institutional investors from Europe

Priveq V

Athos Partners’ senior involvement enabled us to further diversify our LP base with top tier institutional investors in a highly efficient fundraising process. Magnus HardmeierPartner and Executive Chairman, Priveqpriveq.se
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SEK 2312m
Prior Fund Size
25%
SEK1850mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 1983 and headquartered in Stockholm (Sweden)
  • Growth and buyout investments in the leading Nordic SMEs
  • Priveq Investment V (2016 vintage) with SEK 2,250 million target fund size

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached first and final closing at hard cap of SEK 2,312 million within six months
  • Increased fund size by 25%
  • Converted new highly sophisticated institutional investors from Europe and the US

Mentha Capital IV

Athos delivered strongly on their promise to help us exceed our target fund size within a short time frame. Jeroen QuaegebeurPartner, Mentha Capitalmenthacapital.com
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€107m
Prior Fund Size
43%
86mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 2006 and headquartered in Amsterdam (Netherlands)
  • Buy-and-build investments in the Benelux lower mid-market
  • Mentha Capital IV (2013 vintage) with €100 million target fund size

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached final closing above target at €107 million within three months
  • Increased fund size by 43%
  • Converted new highly sophisticated institutional investors from Europe and the US

Ceder Capital I

The two most unique value adding capabilities by Athos was the senior execution by the team and their ability to select appropriate investors. Thomas Ramsay and David Holm OvrénPartners, Ceder Capitalcedercapital.se
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Fund Raising
SEK 350m
SEK 350m
SEK280mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 2013 and headquartered in Stockholm (Sweden)
  • Growth and buyout investments in Swedish and Finnish lower-mid market
  • Ceder Capital I (2014 vintage) with SEK 200 million target fund size

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached first and final closing of SEK 350 million within six months
  • Converted new highly sophisticated institutional investors from Europe

Palero II

Athos Partners was instrumental to help close our fund at hard cap within six months meeting our goals for terms, timing, and investor base. Felix Frohn-BernauCEO, Palero Capitalpalero.de
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€85m
Prior Fund Size
2x
68mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 2010 and headquartered in Munich (Germany)
  • Special situation investments in the DACH region
  • Palero II (2014 vintage) with €60 million target fund size

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached final closing at hard cap of €85 million within four months
  • Increased fund size by 2x

Miura II

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€200m
Prior Fund Size
2x
160mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 2008 and headquartered in Barcelona (Spain)
  • Buyout investments in the Spanish lower mid-market
  • Miura II (2014 vintage) with €150 million target fund size

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached final closing at hard cap of €200 million
  • Increased fund size by more than 2x
  • Converted new highly sophisticated institutional investors from Europe and the US

FSS II

The team ensured we were always two steps ahead of our competitors. Jean-Louis GrevetManaging Partner, Perceva Capitalperceva.fr
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€200m
Prior Fund Size
33%
160mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 2007 and headquartered in Paris (France)
  • Pre-bankruptcy Special Situation investments in France
  • France Special Situations Fund II 5 (Perceva) (2014 vintage) with €150 million target fund size

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached first and final closing at hard cap of €200 million within five months
  • Increased fund size by 33%
  • Converted new highly sophisticated institutional investors from Europe and the US

Tempus Capital I

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Fund Raising
€102m
€102m
82mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 2008 and headquartered in Frankfurt (Germany)
  • Special situation investments in the DACH region
  • Tempus capital I (2014 vintage)

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached final closing at hard cap of €102 million within six months
  • Converted new highly sophisticated institutional investors from Europe and the US

Capzanine 3

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€350m
Prior Fund Size
8%
280mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 2004 and headquartered in Paris (France)
  • Self-sponsored investments in France
  • Capzanine 3 (2013 vintage) with €300 million target fund size

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached final closing at hard cap of €350 million
  • Increased fund size by 8%
  • Converted new highly sophisticated institutional investors from Europe

eEquity II

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Fund Size
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Fund Raising
SEK 350m
Prior Fund Size
54%
SEK280mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 2010 and headquartered in Stockholm (Sweden)
  • Growth investments in fast growing Nordic internet companies
  • eEquity II (2011 vintage)

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached final closing of SEK 357 million
  • Increased fund size by 54%
  • Converted new highly sophisticated institutional investors from Europe

Agilitas 2013

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Tar Heel Capital II

Athos Partners proved its professionalism and provided us with thorough advise at every step of the fundraising. Grzegorz BielowickManaging Partner, Tar Heel Capitaltarheelcap.com
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€50m
Prior Fund Size
2x
40mFund Size

KEY FACTS

  • Established in 1998 and headquartered in Warsaw (Poland)
  • Buyout investments in the Polish lower mid-market
  • Tar Heel Capital II (2012 vintage) with €50 million target fund size

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Reached final closing at hard cap of €50 million within four months
  • Increased fund size by more than 2x
  • Converted new highly sophisticated institutional investors from Europe

Progressus I B

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0Fund Size

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Borromin Capital III

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€128m
€128m
103mFund Size

KEY FACTS

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