Investment philosophy

Hands-on investments in the real economy

Investments in SME’s and Real Assets with low-risk profiles and untapped potential for value-creation.

We focus on profitable companies in services industries that require financial and human capital to reach the next level.

 

  • Active investing with significant stakes.
  • Collaborative hands-on approach focused on long-term value creation rather than short-term cash strategies.
  • Capital-efficient businesses with predictable cash-flows and low debt.
  • Well-performing companies with a solid position in a healthy industry.
  • Special situations where our support brings specific value to address next-phase challenges such as succession, inorganic growth or internationalization.
  • Co-investment opportunities to our Investors.

Direct Investments

Buy-out and Growth investments with a collaborative approach

We invest capital and know-how in excellent companies that need long-term goals and succession

Direct investments into profitable SMEs in special situations that may be on sale for non-business reasons or that need capital to address straightforward opportunities for organic and inorganic growth.

Experts growing businesses of all sizes, and focus on companies with low capital requirements for growth that we can support with product line expansion, internationalization and M&A.

High-level corporate standards applied to SMEs in order to provide investors with full transparency and employees with a fresh sense of direction and fulfilment.

SEARCH FUND INVESTMENTS

Investments in talent delivering unique LBO deals

Management and Transactions expertise at the service of searchers acquiring and growing SME businesses

Global investments in search funds with a preference for large European markets.

Outstanding entrepreneurs with an operator profile and the capacity to execute a Leverage Buy Out (LBO) and a strong investor pool bringing specific market knowledge and Search Fund investing experience.

Investment appetite for estable companies with solid and predictable cash-flows, in B2B service businesses (industrial services, niche logistics, healthcare and education among others).

Investment portfolio

Active searchers

Timshel Transmission | Paris

 

David Lescure

Almond Capital | Madrid

 

Javier Poveda

Emptio Capital | Madrid

 

Manuel Pintado

Sotavento Capital | Barcelona

 

Jorge Rivero

Eon Partners | Madrid

Eduardo Garassini

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Carlos Lucía

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Tara Capital | México D.F.

Felipe Villaneda

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Pierre Lambert

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French pyrotechnics specialist Tethys SAS acquired

NEWS  28 FEBRUARY 2020

Itaca Capital Partners' affiliate has participated, through its stake in CRG Investments, in the acquisition of Thethys SAS led by Philippe Saussol. This is the second search fund deal in France. 

French pyrotechnics specialist Tethys SAS acquired

NEWS  28 FEBRUARY 2020

Itaca Capital Partners' affiliate has participated, through its stake in CRG Investments, in the acquisition of Thethys SAS led by Philippe Saussol. This is the second search fund deal in France. 

INVESTMENT TEAM

Franc Gómez-Landero I Vila

Chief Investment Officer

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Daniel Fernández-Goula

Operating Partner 

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Phil Christmas

Group Controller

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ADVISORY BOARD

 Non-Executive 

Paz Ambrosy

Senior Adviser, Investment Strategy

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Antoni Codinas

Senior Adviser, Strategy and Operations

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Josep Miró Olivé

Senior Adviser Manufacturing

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Rubén Juan Juan

Senior Adviser Consumer Products

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Raimundo Burguera

Senior Adviser, Digital

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