Private Equity

Target markets

Our target markets for private equity investments are Germany, France, Benelux, Austria and Switzerland.

Investment size

Our investments range from       € 10m to € 30m. For opportunities requiring higher capital investments, we regularly partner with other strategic or financial investors. BIP can act as the lead investor or as a co-investor.

Preferred transaction types

We pursue investment opportunities in a multitude of situations, including buy outs, growth capital, sale of minority stakes, succession and corporate spin-offs. In some situations, we also grant hybrid instruments to our participations.

Preferred shareholding-profile and our role within the investee company

More flexible than typical fund structures, we are comfortable investing side by side with co-investors, taking on significant minority stakes or acting as the lead investor.