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Adagia Partners reaches €1.1 billion in its first fundraising

By 18 September 2023No Comments

Adagia Partners SAS (“Adagia Partners”), a leading pan-European Midcap Private Equity firm, is pleased to announce the final closing of its debut Fund, Adagia Capital Europe SLP. The Fund attracted close to forty blue-chip institutional investors, insurance companies, banks, sovereign funds, funds of funds, pension funds, and foundations coming from Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. Prominent family offices and private individuals are also largely represented in the investor base.

The €1.1bn investment program is structured as a series of parallel funds and is already 50% invested. Close to €600m have been deployed in 3 market-leading platforms and 7 add-on acquisitions in the last 18 months:

  • Schwind Eye Tech Solutions: A German global market leading producer of refractive surgery lasers with an installed base of over 1,500 lasers across 100 countries.
  • Minlay: The French leader in the manufacturing and distribution of dental prostheses with over 20 laboratories in France, Germany, and the Netherlands.
  • Adhetec: The worldwide leader in advanced technical adhesive solutions, serving leading players in the transportation sector.

Campbell Lutyens acted as placement agent, whilst Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP acted as legal counsel.

About Adagia Partners

Adagia Partners is a leading European mid-market private equity firm with offices in Paris and Frankfurt. The firm invests in Midcap companies headquartered in France, DACH and Benelux. The team is comprised of 26 professionals with a mix of investing and operational backgrounds.

Adagia Partners has an industry specialist approach and focuses on three core investment sectors – Healthcare, Business Services and Tech Industries. The three founding partners of Adagia Partners, Sylvain Berger-Duquene, Charles-Edouard Bouée and Nicolas Holzman, have a long track record of backing entrepreneurs in the implementation of their growth strategies, build-up, international expansion, and Tech-Digital transformation.

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