Capidea is a Danish private equity fund making long term investments in competitive small and medium-sized companies. Capidea focuses on completing generational change, MBO, MBI as well as investing capital for growth and add-on acquisitions. Capidea is available to part take in an informal meeting with your company if this is of interest. Capidea was established in November 2006 and has a total capital commitment of approximately DKK 1.5 billion / EUR 200 million in two funds. Capidea’s second fond was established on March 1 2012 with a capital commitment of DKK 725 million / EUR 97 million. Capidea primarily invests in majority stakes within trading, distribution, service, and ma nufacturing, but can also invest in minority stakes.
Besides adding capital to a company, Capidea focuses on being active owners who engage in close strategic and operational sparring with the management in order to develop, expand and likely also internationalize the portfolio companies. Capidea always has at least one partner represented on the board of directors. Typically, Capidea involves external board members with relevant industrial experience. The portfolio companies are typically held for 3-7 years. Capidea Management ApS (annual report), Capidea Kapital K/S (annual report), and Capidea Kapital II K/S (annual report) are subject to the obligations in the Alternative Investment Fund Managers etc. Act (AIFM-act). Capidea is compliant with all obligations under the AIFM-act for funds and fund managers of Capidea’s size including the obligation to register with and report to the Danish FSA (Finanstilsynet).