Who we are
Created in 2004, CAPZA is an established European private investment platform.
With €7.4 billion of assets, CAPZA puts its experience and passion for investing in small & mid cap companies at the service of investors in Europe and around the world.
CAPZA offers financing solutions to small & mid cap companies at every stage of their development. Its unique platform allows CAPZA to support companies over the long term by providing them with flexible financing solutions (majority capital, minority capital, subordinated debt, senior debt, etc.).
CAPZA is a generalist but has built up strong expertise in supporting companies in the health, technology and BtoB services sectors.
“Since the company was created, we have built up a community of entrepreneurs who share our values and our vision of investing. Based on our passion for their business and our ability to challenge ourselves, we have designed CAPZA as a flexible investment platform that adapts to their needs. This community of entrepreneurs is the driving force behind the performance we deliver to our investors. It energizes us and enables us to identify opportunities. The connections we create and the long-term relationships we forge are at the heart of our value creation capability.” Christophe Karvelis-Senn, Executive Chairman and Founder
Creation of CAPZA
investments made since 2004
of assets managed and/or advised
for small and mid-sized corporates
1The funds of the CAPZA Transition range are managed by the asset management company CAPZA, and advised by CAPZA Transition SAS which has financial investment advisor status (CIF in France), is registered under the Orias under the number 18001601 since the 03/23/2018.
2The funds of the Artemid range are managed by the asset management company CAPZA and advised by Artemid SAS, which is a subsidiary of CAPZA and has financial investment advisor status (CIF in France). Artemid SAS is registered by the Orias under the number 14003497 since the 05/28/2014.
24Nov’ 2022CAPZA supports the development of PCE ServicesCAPZA announces an investment in the PCE Services group, a well-known French player in the telecom and energy markets.Read more
15Nov’ 2022Launch of MAIF Dette à Impact Environnemental FundMAIF and CAPZA/ARTEMID launch a dedicated environmental impact debt fund.Read more
17Oct’ 2022Decarbonization of SMEs: the challenges of private equityThis opinion paper was co-authored by CAPZA’s Founder & Executive Chairman Christophe Karvelis-Senn and Aurore Gauffre, Head of Sustainability & Impact. It was published by the French newspaper Les Echos.Read more
5Oct’ 2022CAPZA supports iC Consult in its external growthCAPZA arranged a new Unitranche financing to support iC Consult in the acquisition of Kapstone Technologies LLC.Read more