Cipio Partners announces promotion of Christoph Wedegaertner to Senior Principal

Cipio Partners has promoted Christoph Wedegaertner to senior principal based in the firm’s Munich office.

Wedegaertner has been with Cipio since 2005, focusing on sourcing and execution of deal flow, exit management for direct investments and fundraising for the firm’s last three funds. He was previously an investment manager at […]

Cipio Partners’ Managing Partner Werner Dreesbach about successful CPF VI fundraising (Interview by Venture Capital Magazine March 2011)

Erfolg mit einem Blind Pool
Auch wenn die Konjunktur­daten langsam wieder nach oben weisen, hat sich die Pri­vate Equity-Branche mit Er­folgsmelclungen in  größerem Maßstab bislang zurückgehalten. Besonders problematisch zeigt sich vor allem das Fund­raising. In diesem Umfeld konnte das als Blind Pool kon­zipierte Luxemburger Fonds­vehikel Cipio Partners Fund VI
dennoch mit 137 Mio. […]

March, 2011| Source: VC-Magazin|

Cipio Partners announces Final Closing of Secondary Direct fund at € 137 million

Luxembourg – January 26, 2011
Cipio Partners, Europe’s leading secondary direct investment firm, announced the final closing of Cipio Partners Fund VI S.C.S., SICAR (“CPF VI”), a Luxembourg limited partnership. The fund was committed by multiple European and global institutional investors, family offices as well as the general partner. Cipio Partners […]

January, 2011| Source: Cipio News|

Cipio Partners’ Managing Partner Werner Dreesbach interviewed by Venture Capital Magazin

Als Cipio Partners 2003 gegründet wurde, beschritt die Beteiligungsgesellschaft neue Wege. Ein Geschäftsmodell, das auf Secondary Direct Deals im Later Stage-Bereich ausgerichtet war, gab es in Europa noch nicht. Mit dem Kauf großer Corporate Venture Capital-Portfolios von Konzernen wie Deutsche Telekom, DaimlerChrysler oder Siemens ließen die Manager von Cipio […]

October, 2010| Source: VC-Magazin|

Cipio Partners was featured in PE Perspectives online: Private equity looks to private sales clubs

Members-only sales clubs have been a surprisingly attractive investment target for private equity firms in 2010. Industry insiders have been branding this sector as “the new cleantech”, having seen at least 10 small to medium private equity deals being completed in the area over the past 12 months. Here […]

October, 2010| Source: PE Perspectives|

IBM acquires PSS Systems

ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has acquired PSS Systems, a privately held company based in Mountain View, Calif. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

PSS Systems’ software helps organizations analyze, automate and implement information governance policies across massive amounts of […]

October, 2010| Source:|

Sale of buyVIP SL to Amazon, Inc.

Cipio Partners and other shareholders have sold buyVIP SL to Amazon, Inc. The acquisition enables both Amazon’s entry into the Spanish market and into the “private sales” business. Cipio Partners was an investor alongside Kennet Partners, Bertelsmann and others and was the largest shareholder of the company.

October, 2010| Source: Cipio News|

Cipio Partners Fund VI: First Investors’ Day

Cipio Partners hosted the Limited Partners of its latest fund Cipio Partners Fund VI (the “Fund”) in Munich for the Fund’s First Investors’ Day. The Managing Partners of the firm reported on the first full year of activity of the Fund. As guest speakers, Dr. Andreas Buechelhoefer (, Jean-Yves […]

September, 2010| Source: Cipio News|

Sale of Minewolf Systems AG to ILP Fund III

Cipio Partners and other shareholders have sold Minewolf Systems AG to ILP Fund III. The transaction marks a further successful exit of a Cipio Partners investment to a Private Equity sponsor. Cipio Partners was the company’s sole institutional investor and represented in the company’s board.

July, 2010| Source: Cipio News|

Cipio Partners presents at 2010 IBF Capital Investing Conference

Maximilian M. Schroeck, Managing Partner at Cipio Partners LLC was a featured speaker on the Secondary Market Investment Panel during the 2010 IBF Capital Investing Conference, which took place June 9-10 at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco. The panel was moderated by Scott Myers, Managing Director of Cogent.

Maximilian […]

June, 2010| Source: Cipio News|