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Dataset List of investment funds, private equity and VC firms based in Portugal

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1 Inter-Risco is a leading Portuguese PE player, with over Eur 130 Mn of AUM. Over the last 20 years, the firm has developed a strong brand and network throughout the fragmented SME segment, investing more than Eur 200 Mn in more than 100 companies.Inter-Risco has become a fully independent PE operator by spinning-off from Portuguese bank Banco Português de Investimento, following an MBO in August 2010.Currently manages an active portfolio of 3 funds, and focuses its strategy on expansion and build-up investments, developed through fragmented, regulated or growth markets, with the aim of creating leading corporations. Focused on ’Old-Economy’ industries, Inter-Risco is able to add-value through its hands-on approach, both at operational and strategic levels.Inter-Risco focuses on buyout investments in Portugal in all industries except for financial services, real estate and technology. Through portfolio firms, it also opportunistically invested in Spain, LatAm and Africa.
2 Vallis Capital Partners is a Portuguese PE firm operating in the low-mid market in the Iberian region. The firm invest in fast-growing and export-oriented established businesses, and is focused on sustainable investments, not only from a socially responsible investment perspective but adopting a positive approach to sustainability.
3 Founded in 2006 by António de Sousa and Fernando Esmeraldo, ECS is a leading private equity and restructuring firm focused on the Portuguese market.The firm decides on structures and acts as lead equity investor not only in companies with significant growth potential, but also distressed companies that have long-term economic potential. ECS investment activities are focused on expansion capital financing, management buy-ins, management buy-outs, buy-and-build and recapitalizations.ECS currently manages four funds directly in Portugal, which it uses to invest in companies from different sectors.Our team of investment professionals works together with the companies’ portfolio management teams and stakeholders to generate sustainable long term returns.Investors in the funds managed by ECS include leading Iberian financial institutions, the Portuguese State and several private investors.
4 Founded in 2006 by António de Sousa and Fernando Esmeraldo, ECS is a leading private equity and restructuring firm focused on the Portuguese market.The firm decides on structures and acts as lead equity investor not only in companies with significant growth potential, but also distressed companies that have long-term economic potential. ECS investment activities are focused on expansion capital financing, management buy-ins, management buy-outs, buy-and-build and recapitalizations.ECS currently manages four funds directly in Portugal, which it uses to invest in companies from different sectors.Our team of investment professionals works together with the companies’ portfolio management teams and stakeholders to generate sustainable long term returns.Investors in the funds managed by ECS include leading Iberian financial institutions, the Portuguese State and several private investors.
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