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Advisory services for direct private equity investments

  • Are you looking for an investment adviser to provide comprehensive support to and to develop your private equity portfolio through direct investments?

  • Do you want to further develop your portfolio of direct investments on a targeted and structured basis and are you looking for an experienced sparring partner?

  • Do you want to concentrate on the strategic management of your portfolio and relinquish operational tasks such as representation on the Board of Directors or controlling processes?

  • Are you looking for solutions for problem situations regarding your direct investments or is there no concrete strategy for exiting the companies held in your portfolio?

We provide support to investors in building up, structuring and developing new or existing corporate investment and private equity portfolios. We regard active management and a systematic exit plan as key success factors.

paprico takes on the tasks and responsibilities along the entire investment cycle for direct investments in companies from the evaluation and negotiations through the structuring and due diligence reviews up to providing support on the exit. Our clients are institutional investors, family offices and private individuals who want to develop and sell existing investments or acquire new direct investments in companies. The companies must be provided with close support in the form of coaching and controlling in order to be able to generate an increase in shareholder value. Use the more than ten years of experience of our team in the areas of venture capital and investments in small and medium-sized enterprises.

Please tell us about your portfolio strategy and your requirements for a successful implementation. We will assist you in achieving your objectives.


Our services 

  • Development of an investment strategy for direct investments
  • Creation of a PE fund / investment trust: structure, committees, processes etc.
  • Structuring & administration of the portfolio
  • Ensuring compliance with regulations
  • Implementation of reporting and controlling processes
  • Sourcing and management of the Deal flow
  • Evaluation of Investment proposals
  • Due diligence, structuring & implementation of investments
  • Implementation of corporate governance at the investments
  • Owner representation & directorships
  • Ensuring that portfolio companies achieve their targets
  • Exit preparation and implementation

Exit planning and implementation

The identification of promising investment opportunities and the implementation of a strategy of sustainable growth for the companies during the period in which they are held in portfolio are demanding enough. This often becomes apparent in the even greater challenge of being able to achieve a successful exit.

More details are set out in the article about
"exit strategy" - in German only - (pdf)