Profile

Created in 2005, Ergon Capital Partners (“ECP”) is a private equity fund operating in the mid-market segment. It makes equity investments from EUR 25 million up to EUR 75 million in leading companies with a sustainable competitive position in attractive niche markets located in Benelux, Italy, Iberia, France, Germany, and Switzerland.

Stake value (12/31/2021) € 318 M
Distribution received to date (12/31/2021) € 1,005 M
Investment case

ECP I was founded in 2005 with shareholders consisting of GBL and Parcom Capital, a former subsidiary of ING, and with EUR 150 million in assets under management. In 2007, these same shareholders backed a second fund, ECP II, in the amount of EUR 275 million. GBL also supported a third fund of initially EUR 350 million, which was later successfully increased to EUR 500 million.

Ergon closed its fourth fund, ECP IV, at EUR 581 million with a diverse and high-quality LP base, of which Sienna Investment Managers for EUR 200 million. -

Sienna Investment Managers receives certain preferential financial terms in relation to its support of ECP IV.