Private Equity Firms in Europe

The most prestigious private equity firms in Europe include Charterhouse Capital Partners, Candover, BC Partners, Bridgepoint, Doughty Hanson & Co, among others.

Charterhouse Capital Partners is one of the most successful private equity firms in Europe. The firm leads and invests in large European buy-outs and has been doing so since the early days of the buy-out market in the 1980's. Over the years, Charterhouse has obtained a great deal of experience in acquiring major divisions of listed multinational groups and in dealing with the complex separation issues and transitional services arrangements that may arise in these carve-out transactions.

Candover is highly regarded as a leading European private equity House. It has earned a solid reputation for identifying opportunities that other investors overlook. The firm seeks opportunities across Europe and has particular experience in the UK, the Benelux countries, France, Germany, Italy, Scandinavia, Spain and Switzerland.

Established in 1986, BC Partners is a leading private equity firm that has played an active role in the development of the large buy-out market. BC Partners executives operate as an integrated team through offices in Europe and North America, acquiring and developing European or multinational businesses to create value in partnership with management.

Bridgepoint is one of the most experienced private equity investment firms based in Europe. It has a network of offices in France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Nordic region, Poland, Spain, Turkey and the UK.

Doughty Hanson & Co is one of the largest independent private equity firms in Europe, with a strong track record of buying and developing market-leading businesses.

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