Cipio News

Cipio Partners Invests in Blackwood Seven: Media Planning Powered by Artificial Intelligence

Munich/Luxembourg – June 05, 2018 – Cipio Partners invests in Blackwood Seven: media planning powered by artificial intelligence

Cipio Partners buys a secondary position in Blackwood Seven and invests into the latest growth round of the company joining existing shareholders Jolt Capital, Sunstone Capital, Vaekstfonden and Conor Capital to further […]

Cipio Partners appoints Alexander Brand to its Investment Team

Munich/Luxembourg – May 15, 2018 – Cipio Partners announces that Alexander Brand, the former CEO of SE, has joined the firm’s investment team.

Before joining Cipio Partners, Alex co-founded SE, grew the business as its CEO to more than €200 million in revenues and took the company public […]

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 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, to ARCUS Capital, a Munich based private equity firm.

ARCUS Capital, together with co-investors and 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 […]