Swiss Buyout Shop Raises $921M for Fund III

Mar 13 2008 | 2:00am ET

Swiss private equity firm Capvis has held a final close of its Capvis Equity III with € 600 million (US$921 million) in commitments, exceeding the original target of €500 million.

The fund secured commitments from new and existing investors, including a broad range of global institutional investors, family offices and endowments.

Zurich-based Capvis takes controlling equity interests and works as an active partner with management teams in company spin-offs and shareholder buyouts of companies typically with €50 million to €400 million in enterprise value, in Switzerland, Germany and Austria.
 
MVision Private Equity Advisers served as global financial advisor and exclusive placement agent for the fund.


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