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Investment criteria

Apera invests in companies with the following characteristics:

Operational growth opportunities

We look for businesses that offer strong cashflow generation with long-term growth opportunities based on underlying market dynamics, operating measures or M&A activities.

Strong management teams

We back businesses that are run by strong and experienced management teams with demonstrable track records in value generation.

Market-leading positions

We support businesses that have market-leading positions in their segments either through significant market shares, brand or franchise value or other competitive advantages.

Focus on Western Europe

We support businesses that have significant operations in DACH, the UK, Nordics, France or Benelux region.

Strong ownership

We back businesses that are owned by leading private equity sponsors, highly regarded families or individuals.