Mid Europa Raises $2.1B For Third Private Equity Fund

Oct 24 2007 | 11:58am ET

Mid Europa Partners, a private equity firm focused on buyouts in Central Europe, has closed its third fund, Mid Europa Fund III with capital commitments of €1.5 billion (US$2.1 billion).

Mid Europa’s latest offering secured the bulk of its commitments from pension plans and funds of funds, according to the firm. European and North American investors accounted for 50% and 36% of total commitments, respectively, with the balance of 14% coming from the Asia Pacific and Middle East regions. 

Fund III will typically invest between €50 million to €200 million in cash-flow generative companies with enterprise values of up to €1 billion.

Thierry Baudon, Mid Europa’s managing partner, said: “With our second fund already 80% invested in less than 24 months, this new investment vehicle will allow us to continue to take advantage of the rapidly expanding flow of quality buyout opportunities in Central Europe.”


In Depth

Electronifie: Better Bond Trading

May 11 2016 | 3:03pm ET

Technology has revolutionized countless aspects of investing and trading, but the...

Lifestyle

From Modern Trader: Stephen Curry is a Black Swan

May 18 2016 | 7:43pm ET

What do the rise of the Internet, the sinking of the Titanic, 9/11, and Stephen...

Guest Contributor

LendingClub and the Question of Internal Hedge Funds

May 19 2016 | 8:42pm ET

Peer-to-peer lending platform LendingClub Corp. has been in the news since the firm...