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Cipio Partners Invests in ZappiStore

Munich/Luxembourg – February 25, 2019 – Cipio Partners invests in ZappiStore a leading market research automation platform & analytics solution for the consumer product industry.
Zappi has developed a platform to automate the end-to-end market research function for enterprise customers.  Replacing traditional consultant led research, enterprises can launch reports […]

February, 2019| Source: Cipio News|

Cipio Partners Invests in Vitafy

Auf Expansionskurs: VITAFY sichert sich 10 Millionen Euro für Expansion der eigenen Marken in Online- und stationären Handel

München/ Luxemburg, 13. Dezember 2018 – VITAFY (, einer der führenden Anbieter für Ernährung und Nahrungsergänzungsmittel im Bereich Fitness, Gewichtsmanagement und Gesundheit, ist weiter auf Expansionskurs. Das erfolgreiche Münchner Unternehmen hat eine […]

December, 2018| Source: Cipio News|

Cipio Partners in US$ 10m Growth Funding Round for Silicon Mobility

Luxembourg/Sophia Antipolis/Oakland – October 11, 2018 – Cipio Partners and Capital-E jointly structured a US$ 10m growth financing alongside undisclosed private industry investors to enable Silicon Mobility to meet its ambitious growth targets.

Silicon Mobility, headquartered in Sophia Antipolis (France), with offices in Oakland, CA (USA) and Munich (Germany), is […]

October, 2018| Source: Cipio News|

Cipio Partners Invests in Launchmetrics

Munich/Luxembourg – September 05, 2018 – Cipio Partners invests in Launchmetrics a leading marketing platform & analytics solution for fashion, luxury and  cosmetics brands

Launchmetrics, founded in 2016, is the leading marketing platform and analytics solution to help fashion, luxury and cosmetics professionals discover, activate and measure the voices that matter for […]

September, 2018| Source: Cipio News|

Cipio Partners Exits softgarden to Investcorp

Munich/Luxembourg – September 03, 2018 – Cipio Partners, announces the sale of its portfolio company softgarden e-recruiting GmbH to Investcorp.
The sale marks the 29th exit of a Cipio portfolio company from Cipio Partners Fund VI.

softgarden e-recruiting GmbH (“softgarden”) is a leading European Recruiting-as-a-Service provider with more than 400 corporate […]

September, 2018| Source: Cipio News|

Cipio Partners Leads US$ 15m Growth Round in Brightpearl

Munich/Luxembourg – July 26, 2018 – Cipio Partners leads US$ 15m growth round along existing investors Notion Capital and MMC in Bristol-based Brightpearl Ltd.

Cipio Partners announces that it is leading a US$ 15 million growth round in Brightpearl, the world’s largest purpose-built retail ERP platform, to help drive […]

July, 2018| Source: Cipio News|

Cipio Partners Invests in Blackwood Seven: Media Planning Powered by Artificial Intelligence

Munich/Luxembourg – June 05, 2018 – Cipio Partners invests in Blackwood Seven: media planning powered by artificial intelligence

Cipio Partners buys a secondary position in Blackwood Seven and invests into the latest growth round of the company joining existing shareholders Jolt Capital, Sunstone Capital, Vaekstfonden and Conor Capital to further […]

June, 2018| Source: Cipio News|

Cipio Partners appoints Alexander Brand to its Investment Team

Munich/Luxembourg – May 15, 2018 – Cipio Partners announces that Alexander Brand, the former CEO of SE, has joined the firm’s investment team.

Before joining Cipio Partners, Alex co-founded SE, grew the business as its CEO to more than €200 million in revenues and took the company public […]

May, 2018| Source: Cipio News|

Cipio Partners holds final close of €174 million on latest fund

Munich/Luxembourg, 3 July 2017 – Cipio Partners, a leading European secondary direct and growth capital investment firm, has closed its latest fund Cipio Partners Fund VII SICAR with €174 million in commitments. The successful fundraise is a step up from the firm’s previous fund generation which closed at €137 […]

July, 2017| Source: Cipio News|

Eneco Group invests in British smart data company ONZO

ROTTERDAM/LONDON, 13 MARCH 2017 – Sustainable energy company Eneco Group has acquired a minority interest in UK-based data analytics company ONZO, as announced by both companies today. This investment strengthens Eneco Group’s ambition to accelerate the energy transition by means of technology.

Data analytics software company ONZO, located in […]

March, 2017| Source: Uncategorized|