Private Equity

CCC Private Equity (CPE) focuses on growth capital and buyout transactions involving late-stage, Resource Efficiency SMEs operating across the Energy, Industrial and Environmental sectors.

Our dedicated team of 8 investment professionals has over 100+ years’ experience from top-tier Private Equity firms and has closed over 70 transactions and achieved 50+ exits. CPE’s fund is backed by blue-chip institutional investors including Alpinvest, Robeco, USS, Alliance Trust and HSBC.

Our goal is to invest expansion and buyout capital in exceptional companies that contribute to a more sustainable global economy while generating attractive returns for our investors.

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Private Equity Investment Approach

We manage a €200m fund to invest expansion capital and buy-out capital in high growth, later stage companies with both an economic and environmental value proposition in the areas of Energy, Industry & Environment. We apply Private Equity value creation to Growth Capital and vice versa.

Investment Amounts
Equity investments of €5m - €20m per company; larger amounts can be underwritten or arranged

Investment Type
Minority or control equity positions; typically as lead or co-lead

Growth capital, buy-outs (MBO/MBIs) and “buy & build”

Company types
Product, services or technology companies

Company attributes
Material commercial revenues, with strong growth in large addressable markets

Focused on European headquartered companies

Current Private Equity Investments

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Climate Energy

In 2009, CPE led a MBO and executed a Buy and Build strategy with four add-on acquisitions over the next two years


In 2010, CPE invested in Metallkraft through a convertible bond. Now converted, CPE is the single largest shareholder in the company, bringing the total investment to over €11m


In 2011, CPE led an €8m investment into Orège. In 2013, Orège successfully completed an IPO raising €20m of new capital