European secondary direct investment firm Cipio Partners has promoted Christoph Wedegaertner to partner. He joined Cipio Partners in 2005 prior to which he managed the private and public equity investment portfolio for BTV Group, one of Germany’s largest family offices.
Cipio Partners, a European secondary direct investment firm, has announced the promotion of Christoph Wedegaertner to Partner.
Christoph joined Cipio Partners in 2005 prior to which he managed the private and public equity investment portfolio for BTV Group, one of Germany’s largest family offices. Christoph has more than 15 years’ experience in the European growth equity and technology markets, having started his career with technology investment bank Broadview International in London and Silicon Valley.
Werner Dreesbach, Managing Partner at Cipio Partners, comments: “Christoph has been a strong contributor to the success of our firm over the last nine years in leading new investments, managing successful exits across our funds and helping raise capital for our current vehicle Cipio Partners Fund VI. We are delighted to welcome him to the partnership.”
Cipio Partners has seen a strong level of activity for secondary direct transactions in Europe in 2013. The firm closed investments in a number of European growth stage technology companies such as Bravofly B.V., the pan-European online travel agency, Cint AB, the Swedish provider of software solutions for online market research and MyOptique Group Ltd.a leading European online eyewear retailer.
About Cipio Partners
Cipio Partners is a leading investment management and advisory firm in the secondary direct market. Founded in 2003, Cipio Partners manages an international portfolio of growth stage technology investments from offices in Luxembourg and Munich. The firm has approximately €300m of assets under management.