SwanCap Closes Above Target on Latest Fundraise

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News Release 28 April, 2022


We are pleased to announce that our latest Private Equity Opportunities Fund (“Swan V”) held its oversubscribed Final Close with aggregated commitments in excess of €400 million. Swan V received strong support from a large number of existing investors as well as a wide range of new investors internationally. The LP base of Swan V includes many institutional investors, public and corporate pension funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations as well as HNWs and large family offices.

Swan V continues the Firm´s proven investment strategy and provides diversified exposure to best-in-class private equity in the European and North American Midmarket via a combination of primary funds, direct co-investments as well as select secondaries.

SwanCap´s Co-CEO, Dr. Florian Kreitmeier said: ”We are very grateful for the confidence and strong support we have received from our investors, many of whom backed the predecessor fund. We will work hard to invest wisely in order to continue to deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns consistent with our strong track record. The long-term success of our limited partners is our primary focus.”

SwanCap´s Co-CEO, Dr. Andreas Bohn added: “This fundraise furthers our proven platform strategy and, along with the strong performance of the predecessor funds, is a testament to our selective investment approach and to the talent and deep experience of our team spanning more than two decades and several economic cycles. We believe the support of our institutional and individual investors reflects the compelling proposition of our investment philosophy which focuses on capital preservation, high quality assets and value creation.”

With more than €6 billion of aggregated equity invested in over 300 transactions combined with a market-leading and consistent track record, SwanCap is one of Europe’s most active and successful players. The Fund thereby continues to lever the vast experience of our platform and the differentiated sourcing capabilities of our dedicated teams on the ground across Europe and North America creating access to the most compelling investment opportunities in partnership with top-tier private equity sponsors.

Since inception of Swan V, the SwanCap team has already invested in various high-quality assets building a well-diversified portfolio of market-leading companies across sectors, geographies and strategies providing investors with attractive risk-adjusted returns. Going forward the SwanCap team will enhance and complement this well-balanced investment portfolio based on its highly selective, diligent and disciplined investment approach.

On behalf of the SwanCap team, we would like to thank all our investors and partners for the trust and confidence you have put in us.

Should you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us at ir@swancap.eu  .

Kind regards,

Your SwanCap Investor Relations Team


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About SwanCap

SwanCap is an independent private equity platform based in Munich with offices in Milan, New York and Luxembourg. SwanCap manages ~€4bn of private equity related investments through both funds and managed accounts.

SwanCap is specialized in the Private Equity buyout segment offering an “integrated investment strategy” to its predominantly institutional investors by combining private equity primary investments, direct co-investments and select direct secondaries.

High caliber institutional investors as well as large family offices from Europe, North America and Asia rely on SwanCap to achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns on their invested capital. Institutional investors include private and public pension plans, insurance companies, public sovereign wealth funds and fund-of-funds. For over 20 years the SwanCap team has specialized in the Private Equity asset class. SwanCap follows an “investment boutique approach” with a deliberate limitation on both the breath of its investor base and the number of parallel funds and mandates in order to avoid allocation conflicts.

Distinct access to attractive and mostly restricted investment opportunities in the buyout segment as well as a deep and institutionalized due diligence process are pivotal to SwanCap´s investment approach. The firm´s investment philosophy is based on capital preservation and protection with a focus on high quality assets and asset conviction. For more information about SwanCap please visit www.swancap.eu.

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Miryan Ohlendorf


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