Cipio News

Cipio Partners holds final close of €174 million on latest fund

Munich/Luxembourg, 3 July 2017 – Cipio Partners, a leading European secondary direct and growth capital investment firm, has closed its latest fund Cipio Partners Fund VII SICAR with €174 million in commitments. The successful fundraise is a step up from the firm’s previous fund generation which closed at €137 […]

Cipio Partners exits 1-2-3.tv GmbH to ARCUS Capital

Munich/Luxembourg – November 14, 2016 – Cipio Partners, a leading European secondary direct and growth capital investment firm, announces that it has completed the sale of its portfolio company, 1-2-3.tv to ARCUS Capital, a Munich based private equity firm.

ARCUS Capital, together with co-investors and 1-2-3.tv management, acquired 100% of […]

December, 2016|Cipio News

Cipio Partners exits MyOptique Group to Essilor International

Munich/Luxembourg – August 16, 2016 – Cipio Partners, a leading European secondary direct and growth capital investment firm, announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of its portfolio company, the MyOptique Group, to Essilor International, the world leader in ophthalmic optics.

Subsequent to the transaction, the […]

August, 2016|Cipio News

Cipio Partners exits Cint AB to Nordic Capital

Munich/Luxembourg – 11 January 2016 – Cipio Partners, a leading European direct secondary investment firm, and co-investors announce the sale of its portfolio company, Cint AB, to Nordic Capital.

Cint AB, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, is a leading developer of software that innovates the way customer insight is gathered. […]

January, 2016|Cipio News

Cipio Partners-backed MyOptique Group acquires 4Care and Eyewearbrands

Luxembourg – 17 August 2015 – MyOptique Group, a Cipio Partners portfolio company specializing in online eyewear retail, has acquired German eyewear business 4Care and UK premium online eyewear business Eyewearbrands. The combined businesses will have served a total of 3 million customers and are expected to generate €100m of gross retail sales […]

August, 2015|Cipio News

Cipio Partners completes trade sale of Ipanema Technologies

The deal marks its second significant exit in only a few months.

Munich/Luxembourg – April 8, 2015 – Cipio Partners, a leading direct secondary investment firm, announced the closing of the sale of its portfolio company, Ipanema Technologies S.A., to Infovista S.A. The sale marks the second major exit of […]

April, 2015|Cipio News

Lull in technology exits contrasts buoyant overall exit market in German PE

7 October, 2014 – “Exit activity in the technology market has been subdued over the past few years, owing to a decline in European trade sales,” according to Cipio Partners managing partner Roland Dennert, speaking at the DACH Private Equity Forum held in Munich today.

Cipio Partners was joined by […]

October, 2014|Cipio News

MyOptique Group serves its millionth customer and raises £16 million (€20m) to complete funding round

MyOptique Group, Europe’s leading online optical retailer, today announced it has secured £16 million (€20m) additional investment, bringing the total raised in its current Series C funding round to £35 million (€43m). At the same time it has posted its year end results, showing EBITDA profitability for the second […]

Cipio Partners promotes Christoph Wedegaertner to Partner

10 February 2014 – Cipio Partners, a European secondary direct investment firm, has announced the promotion of Christoph Wedegaertner to Partner.

Christoph joined Cipio Partners in 2005 prior to which he managed the private and public equity investment portfolio for BTV Group, one of Germany’s largest family offices. Christoph has more […]

February, 2014|Cipio News

European Single Secondary Direct Market valued at €1bn

3 February 2014 – The European single secondary direct market for technology firms has been valued at €1bn per annum, according to in-house research conducted by Cipio Partners. A total of 60 deals per annum were tracked in 2012 and 2013, representing over €600m in annual transaction value. An […]

February, 2014|Cipio News