Business Services

The Business Services sector encompasses a wide range of sub-sectors, including transport, logistics and distribution, facilities and infrastructure management, business process outsourcing, IT services, rental services, inspection and testing, education and staffing. Whilst each is subject to its own industry dynamics, outsourcing is the key driver within the sector worldwide, generating strong organic growth and counter-cyclical trends.

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CPA Global is a leading global provider of intellectual property (IP) management services and software with offices across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. MORE


Cinven’s funds have been actively investing across a range of consumer facing businesses and product markets for over 25 years. The Consumer sector covers three main areas: retail, leisure and consumer goods. In retail, we have made acquisitions in the clothing, department store, DIY, home furnishing and toy segments.

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At the time of our acquisition, Maxeda was the leading non-food retailer in the Benelux region and operated 11 formats across the department store, DIY, fashion and restaurant segments. MORE

Financial Services

Cinven has identified Financial Services as a sector that provides attractive investment opportunities and has created a dedicated team to focus on the sector. After 10 years of rapid growth, the Financial Services sector has been going through a period of reconfiguration since the credit crunch. This is creating attractive opportunities for Cinven as valuation dislocations emerge and institutions divest non-core assets or seek partners to raise capital.

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Premium Credit is a UK-based insurance premium finance company. MORE


Cinven has been investing in European healthcare businesses over a 20-year period and invests in market-leading, cash-generative companies. Over the past two decades, we have built up a sector team with a strong industry network, extensive knowledge of the healthcare marketplace and a track record of successfully concluding transactions.

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Mercury and Amdipharm both market mature, niche off-patent pharmaceuticals. The businesses are highly complementary and the combined group benefits from improved scale and diversification. MORE


We have been active in the Industrials sector for more than 25 years and have undertaken over 100 transactions in this sector. Our sector team has built up extensive knowledge and experience and we have established a global network of company executives and industry participants in the sub-sectors we cover. This helps us work proactively to originate transactions and develop early insights into potential acquisitions.

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CeramTec is a leading global manufacturer of high performance ceramics for application in medical and industrial end-markets. MORE


Cinven has a 20-year history of involvement in the TMT sector, with a number of landmark transactions to our credit. We have successfully invested in consumer publishing, B2B media, academic publishing, cable and satellite; and we have long-standing relationships with the most important entrepreneurs and managers in the sector.

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HEG is a leading European provider of hosting and domain services to consumers and small and medium enterprises (SMEs). MORE

Cinven: a European investor with the sector expertise to build global leaders
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  Germany and Central Europe
  Turkey and Emerging Europe
  UK and Ireland

Creating global leaders means
two things to Cinven:

Expanding our portfolio
companies into new markets

Avio is a global company active throughout the aerospace industry but historically wihout any presence in Asia. With Cinven's help, Avio has become truly global.LEARN MORE

Building world class companies

Cinven created AMCo, which focuses on the sale of niche prescription off-patent products, in 2012 through the transformative merger of Mercury Pharma ('Mercury') and Amdipharm. LEARN MORE

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At Cinven, we believe that responsible ownership and business success go hand in hand. We invest on behalf of large public and private sector pension funds, insurance companies, government agencies and private foundations...READ MORE