Your Investment Platform for Best-in-Class Private Equity in Europe & North America

Our Offices:
Munich
New York
Luxembourg
Milan

About SwanCap

For over 20 years, the SwanCap Team has specialised in the private equity asset class with a leading track record of investment returns through multiple economic cycles. Based on trusted, long-term partnerships, SwanCap offers proven and sophisticated investment strategies in distinctive private equity segments to meet the dynamic needs of its high calibre investor base. Prominent institutional investors and large family offices rely on SwanCap to achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns on their invested capital.

  • 20+
    # years active
  • 175+
    # fund commitments
  • 100+
    # co-investments
  • 50+
    # secondaries
  • 6+
    deployment, € bn
  • 100%
    top-quartile funds

Strategies

With teams in four offices in Europe and North America, SwanCap provides deep, global expertise and long-term experience across our three investment strategies: Primary Fund Commitments, Direct Co-Investments and Direct Secondaries.

Strategies

SwanCap Funds

SwanCap is an independent premium investment boutique and manages €3+ billion AuM across its top-ranked SwanCap Funds (Swan I to IV) and its managed accounts. Through our distinctive and diversified private equity portfolio, we generate attractive risk-adjusted returns for our institutional investors as well as large family offices.

  • Swan I
    SwanCap Funds
    Swan I

    In 2013, SwanCap closed its debut fund, Private Equity Opportunities Fund I (“Swan I”), above target with capital commitments in excess of €800 million, and with the participation of a range of blue-chip institutional investors.

    • Investment Strategy: Multi-strategy approach combining Primary Fund Commitments, Direct Co-Investment opportunities and opportunistic Direct Secondary Transactions in addition to an attractive seeded portfolio;
    • Investment Focus: Europe and North America; Mid-Market to Large-Cap;
    • Investment Status: Fully committed and in harvest mode.
  • Swan II
    SwanCap Funds
    Swan II

    In 2014, SwanCap closed its second fund, Private Equity Opportunities Fund II (“Swan II”), above target with capital commitments of €580 million and the participation from two dozen blue chip institutional investors.

    • Investment Strategy: Multi-strategy approach combining compelling Primary Fund Commitments, attractive Direct Co-Investment opportunities and selective Direct Secondary Transactions on top of an attractive seeded portfolio;
    • Investment Focus: Europe and North America; Mid-Market to Large-Cap;
    • Investment Status: Fully committed, in realisation mode.
  • Swan III
    SwanCap Funds
    Swan III

    In 2017, SwanCap closed its third-generation multi-strategy fund, Private Equity Opportunities Fund III (“Swan III”), above target with capital commitments far in excess of the €400 million target; and the participation of over 20 blue chip institutional investors. Nearly 75% of the capital commitments were provided by existing SwanCap investors, underpinning our strong value creation and a testament to the strong partnerships that have been built by SwanCap with its investors.

    • Investment Strategy: Multi-strategy approach combining compelling Primary Fund Commitments, attractive Direct Co-Investment opportunities and selective Direct Secondary Transactions on top of an attractive seed portfolio;
    • Investment Focus: Europe and North America; Mid-Market centric;
    • Investment Status: Fully committed, in deployment mode.
  • Swan IV
    SwanCap Funds
    Swan IV

    Around the 20th anniversary of our very first Direct Co-Investment, SwanCap closed its first fully dedicated co-investment fund, Private Equity Co-Investment Opportunities Fund IV (“Swan IV”). Swan IV closed above the €300m target with capital commitments from over 25 renowned investors. We are especially honoured by the high share of investors from previous fund generations that committed to Swan IV.

    • Investment Strategy: Exclusive focus on Direct Co-Investment opportunities;
    • Investment Focus: Europe and North America; Mid-Market to Large-Cap;
    • Investment Status: In its investment phase.

Team

SwanCap has a cohesive team of more than 20 professionals working out of our four offices in Munich, New York, Milan and Luxembourg (AIFM). With a diverse range of backgrounds and long-standing experience, SwanCap provides operational excellence and true dedication to private equity investing. We believe that with our comprehensive team experience spanning more than two decades, our deep understanding of the private equity market as well as our truly embedded “investment DNA”, the SwanCap team has developed a difficult to replicate competitive advantage for our clients.

Team

Responsibility

SwanCap believes that consistent positive investment returns are closely linked to the well-being of associated ecosystems and stakeholders. Responsible investment principles are therefore deeply embedded in our day-to-day business and form the centre of our investment philosophy.

Responsibility