Secondary-Markt bleibt auf Rekordkurs

Am Sekundärmarkt für Fondsanteile ist ein anhaltend starker Dealflow zu verzeichnen. Auf Verkäuferseite sind insbesondere Banken sehr aktiv – sie stehen wegen verschärfter Eigenkapitalregeln und der Reduzierung ihrer Risikopositionen unter Veräußerungsdruck. Auch der Qualität des Angebots bescheinigen Branchenexperten ein hohes Niveau. (…)


Full text: VC-Magazin

March, 2012| Source: VC-Magazin|

Unlocking Value From A Portfolio’s Walking Dead

We have all seen it. A startup has initial success with an innovative business concept, an early product, a first or second round of capital and a spurt of revenue growth. Then suddenly, its momentum stalls.

More than 50% of all venture-backed companies in the past decade with $10 million […]

February, 2012| Source: peHUB|

In today’s editions, “Financial News” and “Private Equity News”, both part of the Dow Jones group of companies, featured a perspective on the state of the VC industry authored by Toby Lewis. Lewis’ outlook for the industry drew heavily on market assessments by Tom Anthofer, Managing Partner of Cipio.

Tech sector hopes fade amid ‘bubble’ fears 

Toby Lewis

The sky-high valuations on the listings of venture-backed US technology companies, including networking firm LinkedIn, daily-deals company Groupon and gaming company Zynga last year brought the venture industry firmly back into the spotlight and raised fears of a fresh tech bubble.


Forever blowing […]

January, 2012| Source: Financial News|

Cipio Partners acquires Dutch fund MB Venture Capital Fund I

Luxembourg – December 14, 2011 – Cipio Partners, a leading international investment and advisory firm in the Secondary Directs market, today announced the purchase of all assets of MB Venture Capital Fund I (“MBVC I”), a private equity fund headquartered in the Netherlands. MB Venture Capital Fund I’s investment […]

December, 2011| Source: Cipio News|

Cipio Partners at SuperInvestor

Tom Anthofer spoke on the Secondary Market Day of the event, which took place November 15-18 at The Westin Grand in Paris.

In a discussion of the Direct Secondaries market, Tom and fellow panelists discussed the continued growth of the secondary market within private equity and the underlying causes, such […]

November, 2011| Source: Cipio News|

Cipio Partners at “unquote” Deutsche Private Equity Congress, an annual Private Equity conference hosted by Incisive Media Investments Ltd, London

Tom Anthofer spoke at the full-day event held at Munich’s Four Seasons Hotel about the secondaries market with a focus on Europe and, in particular, Germany and Switzerland. Tom and other speakers, including representatives from Adveq, Alpinvest, Capital Dynamics and Greenpark Capital, discussed the broader trends in deal flow […]

October, 2011| Source: Cipio News|

DisplayLink adds $15m in venture capital

US technology company DisplayLink has closed a $15m Series D funding round, led by incoming investor Cipio Partners and co-led by existing investor DFJ Esprit.

Previous investors Atlas Venture, Balderton Capital and DAG Ventures also contributed to the round.

The Palo Alto-headquartered company develops integrated circuits and software that connect monitors […]

September, 2011| Source: AltAssets|

Cipio Partners Fund VI: Second Investors’ Day

The Cipio team hosted the Limited Partners of Cipio Partners Fund VI in Munich for the annual Investors’ Day. The Managing Partners reported on the last twelve months of activity of the fund and provided an outlook. Further time was dedicated to exploring the competitive environment and deal flow […]

September, 2011| Source: Cipio News|

Cipio Partners makes David Mes a Senior Principal

Luxembourg/Munich/San Jose, CA – August 1, 2011

Cipio Partners, a leading investment management and advisory firm in the Global Secondary Directs market, announces the promotion of David Mes to Senior Principal. Cipio Partners announces the promotion of David Mes to Senior Principal. David has been with the firm in its Silicon […]

August, 2011| Source: Cipio News|

Cipio Partners promotes Diana Meyel and Roland Dennert to Managing Partners effective July 1

Luxembourg/Munich/San Jose, CA – July 5, 2011

Cipio Partners, a leading secondary direct investment firm, promotes Diana Meyel and Roland Dennert to Managing Partners effective July 1.

Diana Meyel has more than 10 years of experience in the private equity industry. She started at Cipio Partners in 2005 and became the […]

July, 2011| Source: Cipio News|