Cipio News

Sale of BitBoys Oy to ATI Technologies Inc.

Markham, Ontario | May 2, 2006 – Cipio Partners and other shareholders have sold BitBoys OY to ATI Technologies Inc. The transaction marks the first Nordic exit for Cipio Partners. Cipio Partners was the company’s largest investor alongside Nokia Growth Partners and Conventum and represented in the company’s board.

Trade Sale for Cipio Partners

Secaucus, New Jersey | April 4, 2006 – Cipio Partners and other shareholders have sold all assets of Tropian Inc. to Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (NYSE: MC).

April, 2006|Cipio News

Cipio Partners Names New Partner

Cipio Partners announces the recent promotion of Roland Dennert to Partner.

Cipio managing partner, Werner Dreesbach, said: “Roland has successfully managed a number of our European and Israeli investments and made major contributions to the development of portfolio companies such as Jungo, Ipanema Technologies and Bitboys since joining our team […]

February, 2006|Cipio News

IPO for Cipio Partners’ portfolio firm Saifun Ltd.

Netanya, Israel, November 9, 2005 – Cipio Partners portfolio company Saifun Ltd. announced the pricing of its IPO on NASDAQ and sale of common stock. Cipio Partners remains a shareholder of the company.

November, 2005|Cipio News

Cipio Partners Strengthens Team in Europe and the US

Cipio Partners announces the recent appointment of Christoph Wedegaertner and David Mes as Associates in the firm’s Munich and Silicon Valley offices.
Gerhard Miller, a Munich based Associate, has been promoted to Principal.

Prior to Cipio Partners, Christoph Wedegaertner was an Investment Manager with a Munich-based family investment office, BTV Group, […]

November, 2005|Cipio News

Cipio Partners acquires West STEAG Partners from WestLB AG and STEAG Electronic Systems AG

With immediate effect, investment management firm Cipio Partners has acquired the venture capital portfolio of West STEAG Partners, a fund sponsored by WestLB AG, a leading financial institution, and STEAG Electronic Systems AG, meanwhile merged with SES Beteiligungs-GmbH. The portfolio, invested by West STEAG Partners since 2001, currently comprises […]

October, 2005|Cipio News

Cipio Partners Names Maximilian Schroeck Managing Partner and Opens US Office

Cipio Partners, a leading secondary direct investment firm, announced today that Maximilian Schroeck has joined as Managing Partner to head up the firm’s newly opened office in San Jose, CA.

Maximilian Schroeck joins Cipio Partners from Agilent Technologies, Palo Alto, CA, where he served as Managing Director Agilent Ventures, overseeing […]

August, 2005|Cipio News

Cipio Partners to present at 5. Handelsblatt Private Equity conference

Werner Dreesbach, Managing Partner at Cipio Partners, is scheduled to speak at the 5. Handelsblatt Private Equity conference on portfolio exit strategies in the secondary direct market. Mr. Dreesbach will discuss the ongoing exit problem in the German Venture Capital and Private Equity markets and will provide an overview […]

Cipio Partners appoints three executives

Cipio Partners announces the recent appointment of Roland Dennert and Fabian Ruechardt as Principals and Gerhard Miller as Associate in the firm’s Munich office.

Roland Dennert has over six years of experience in private equity, leading investments in software, microelectronics and data communications. He is currently a director of several […]

March, 2005|Cipio News

Cipio Partners acquires Infineon Ventures

With immediate effect, investment management firm Cipio Partners has acquired the corporate venture capital portfolio of Infineon Technologies AG. The portfolio, invested by Infineon Ventures GmbH since 1998, comprises approximately 30 direct investments as well as several fund investments, positioning it as one of the largest corporate venture capital […]

January, 2005|Cipio News