This report provides a concise appraisal of the worldwide private equity investor database. Our approach involved implementing a keyword crawler to detect private equity investors featuring terminology related to buyouts on their websites. The resulting comprehensive Excel spreadsheet facilitates the precise identification of pertinent investors in the buyout industry.
A management buyout refers to the acquisition of a significant portion of, or the entire company by its existing management team. This is a commonly observed form of acquisition.
In this article, we are introducing three interesting buy-out-focused private equity funds from our keyword crawler-based buy-out private equity investors list.
1. Portobello Capital (Madrid)
Portobello Capital, a Madrid-based private equity firm, is renowned for its emphasis on purchasing middle-market companies within Spain. It conducts various transaction types, among them buyouts. In 2017, the firm made a noteworthy management buy-out acquisition by obtaining a majority stake in Centauro, a prominent rent-a-car business operating off-airport. This investment was made through their Portobello Capital Fund III. They aimed to consolidate the fragmented sector and expand to new locations, primarily across Europe.
2. Talde Gestión S.G.E.I.C., S.A. (Bilbao)
Talde Gestión S.G.E.I.C., S.A., located in Bilbao, is a private equity company that focuses on investments in Spanish SMEs. The investment company possesses more than 45 years of expertise in the field, having invested in over 150 companies both nationally and globally. The company oversees three investment vehicles. Talde Capital Growth FCR (€102 million), Talde Capital Growth II FCR (€150 million) and Talde Promotion and Development SCR (€45 million). The funds’ investment ranges from €7-18 million in FCR and FCR II and €1-6 million in SCR. Talde Gestión also provides bespoke senior financing options to Spanish SMEs through Talde Alternative Debt, FILPE, managing €100 million with investment tickets of €5-15 million.
3. ASI Capital Private Equity (Barcelona)
ASI Capital Private Equity, based in Barcelona, was established in 2004 and is renowned for its commitment to renewable energy and clean technology sectors. The firm manages a variety of private equity vehicles that primarily focus on energy efficiency (spanning industrial, building, transportation, consumer, heat & power networks, distributed generation, and niche renewable energy) and asset-backed income with growth potential, predominantly in Europe. SI Capital Private Equity has invested in several companies within the renewable energy sector. Notable investments include a Spanish wind developer company with over 150MW in Poland and Macedonia, a Spanish thermosolar developer with over 130MW in Chile, as well as companies in the energy efficiency sector for residential and financial services.
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