New fund capiton V

capiton AG (‚capiton‘) is pleased to announce the first closing of its new fund capiton V at € 350.3 million. The new fund will continue capiton’s successful investment strategy of majority and minority investments in leading mid-market firms in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

The investor base of the new fund consists of a diversified and balanced group of leading investors that includes fund of funds, pension funds, banks, insurance companies, family offices, endowments and high net worth individuals.

In total, capiton V is targeting a volume of € 400 million, with a hard-cap of € 425 million. This represents a moderate increase vs. its predecessor fund capiton IV, a € 350 million vehicle raised in 2009. On the basis of existing demand, capiton believes that capiton V – like its predecessor fund – will be significantly over-subscribed. A final closing of the fund is targeted for December 2014.

‚We are absolutely delighted to achieve a first closing three months after issuing our Private Placement Memorandum‘, said Manuel Hertweck, Managing Partner of capiton and added ‚We feel honored that a large number of our existing investors has chosen to back capiton again and that a great group of leading Private Equity investors have put their faith in the capiton team for the first time.‘

P+P Pöllath + Partners (Amos Veith) acted as legal counsel to capiton.

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