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Year Founded: 1981

AUM: $146.1B | Dry Powder: $33.2B

20 Avenue Monterey Luxembourg, 2163 Luxembourg

CVC Capital Partners is a private equity firm founded in 1981 and is based in Luxembourg. The firm prefers to invest in the building & construction, business services, chemicals, consumer & retail, energy & utilities, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing etc. The firm invests in businesses across Europe, the Americas & Asia

Key Contacts

  • Peter Selwyn

    Chief Financial Officer & Managing Director

  • Fred Watt

    Managing Partner & Chief Operating Officer

  • Aviva Shneider

    Principal & Senior Managing Director

Investment Preferences

  • Preferred Industries

    Capital Markets/Institutions, Chemicals and Gases, Commercial Banks, Insurance, IT Services, Construction and Engineering, Energy Services, Other Energy, etc.

  • Geographical Preference

    Americas, Asia, Europe

  • Preferred Deal Types

    Acquisition Financing, Buyout/LBO, Debt – General, Management Buy-In, Management Buyout, PE Growth/Expansion, Recapitalization

  • Other Investment Preferences

    Long-Term Investor, Prefers majority stake, Prefers minority stake, Seeks distressed investments, Seeks ESG investments, Seeks Impact investments, Will syndicate

Investments By Year

Source: Pitchbook

Funds Closed

CVC Capital Partners Fund VIII
Vintage: 2020

Size: $24B

Dry Powder: $19.3B

Details: The fund invests in well-managed and cash generative businesses across Europe and North America

CVC Capital Partners Asia Pacific V
Vintage: 2020

Size: $4.4B

Dry Powder: $2.3B

Details: The fund focuses on control & partnership investments in core consumer and services sectors across Asia

CVC Growth Partners II
Vintage: 2019

Size: $1.6B

Dry Powder: $1B

Details: The fund targets investments in the IT sector in Europe and North America

Investments By Industry

Investments By Region

Source: Pitchbook

Key Investments

In February 2023, CVC Capital Partners entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Scan Global Logistics for an undisclosed amount. The deal would allow Scan Global Logistics to accelerate international growth

In August 2022, CVC Fund VIII and CDP Equity signed a definitive agreement to acquire Maticmind from Fondo Italiano d’Investimento’s FICC. CVC Fund VIII will own a 70% stake in Maticmind, with CDP Equity and Carmine Saladino owning 15% each. Maticmind is an Italian system integrator operating in the ICT sector

In July 2022, Skroutz acquired the remaining 75% stake in EveryPay, via its financial sponsor CVC Capital Partners, for an undisclosed sum. Skroutz had previously acquired a 25% stake in EveryPay in 2020. The investment in the EveryPay is part of Skroutz’s strategy, which focuses on providing innovative payment solutions, security, and reliability of online transactions

In June 2022, Twoday was acquired by Solidabis, via its financial sponsor CVC Capital Partners, for an undisclosed amount. The transaction will enable Twoday to strengthen its position in the Finnish software development market. Solidabis is a digital solution provider based in Helsinki, Finland

In April 2022, CVC Capital Partners, through its CVC Capital Partners VII global private-equity fund, acquired Neolith for €600 million. Pemberton Asset Management provided an undisclosed amount of loan. The acquisition will allow the company to continue accelerating its international expansion and multiply its growth

In March 2022, CVC Capital Partners Fund VIII agreed to acquire RGI, an independent provider of software solutions to the European insurance industry, from Corsair. The financial details of the deal were not disclosed

In February 2022, Disapo, an operator of an online pharmacy entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Parfümerie Douglas, via its financial sponsors Partners Group, CVC Capital Partners and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board through a $62.5 million LBO

In December 2021, Razer, a gaming brand entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by CVC Capital Partners, Mr. Min-Liang Tan, Mr. Kaling Lim and its management through an estimated $1.39 billion public-to- private LBO

Other Details

Founded in 1981, CVC focuses on private equity and credit investing. CVC’s private equity platform manages €85 billion, and its credit platform manages €36 billion of assets. CVC manages funds for over 500 blue chip clients across the world which place their trust in CVC to grow and protect their capital.

The firm’s latest open fund, namely, CVC Credit Capital Solutions III, is a credit special situations fund managed by CVC Capital Partners. The fund is located in Luxembourg.

3i Group, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Advantage Solutions (Irvine), Blackstone Credit, Bain Capital, Centerview Capital, CPP Investments, J.P. Morgan, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Leonard Green & Partners, Oaktree Capital Management, Parcom Ventures, Warburg Pincus, VolkerWessels, Wendel Group are some of the co-investors who invest alongside CVC Capital Partners.

Source: Pitchbook, Company Website, Press Release