BIF funds have attracted €102m from domestic pension funds

07 June 2016
Tags: BIF EstVCA

ESTVCA has published its 2015 activity report.

2015 market higlights:
  • BPM Mezzanine Fund holds first and final close at hard cap of €70m
  • Livonia Partners reaches first closing at €70m
  • EIF and Baltic States top-up Baltic Innovation Fund by €30m
  • Wahanda - 10th and best exit for ASI

  • Japanese recruitment giant buys previous investors out in 9-figure deal
  • Japanese Rakuten invests €7,4m in Lingvist
  • SmartCap exits and NOW!Innovations
  • ESTVCA launches Legal Committee: Tax, Regulatory & Transactions working groups
  • Baltic PE & VC Community meetup in Jurmala
  • Baltic M&A and Private Equity Forum successfully held and co-organised with SORAINEN and Äripäev in Tallinn

In 2015 ESTVCA members invested €19,2m in 37 companies, 9 new and 27 follow-on investments. There are 88 active portfolio companies with total number of employees reaching 7535 people and combined turnover €0,7bn.

BIF funds have in total raised €264,5m with €102m coming from domestic pension funds. Take a closer look in the report.

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Kristiina Vassilkova
Managing Director

Photo: Joseph Barrientos

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