UK-headquartered “Financial News”, the most widely read European publisher to the Financial Services industry, and “Private Equity News”, the leading publisher focused on all aspects of the private equity industry, both part of the Dow Jones group of companies, today released their annual list of “Awards for Excellence in Private Equity”. For the “European Secondaries Firm of the Year” awards, the Financial News and Private Equity News panelists selected Cipio Partners as the sole Direct Secondary investment fund. Cipio placed next to long-established funds-of-funds Coller, Harbourvest and Pantheon.

Tom S. Anthofer, Managing Partner of Cipio, commented: “I am delighted to see us recognized as the leading Directs investment firm in Europe and thank the experts for this stamp of approval. With our latest fund, CPF VI, now being deployed, we look forward to consolidating our #1 position. I hasten to add that both our North American and European strategies are doing exceptionally well, which positions us favorably in the global secondaries market and may lead to awards even bigger than today’s in the near future.”