Press release

Certior Capital nominated as European LP of the Year in the Private Debt Investor Awards 2018

HELSINKI – Certior Capital is pleased to have been recognised as a leading international investor with a recent nomination as European LP of the Year in the Private Debt Investor Awards 2018. Ari Jauho, Chairman of Certior Capital, sees this as a testament to a year of strong progress at the firm as it continues to strengthen its investment activities, with a particular focus on backing new SME direct lending teams across Europe, and lay the foundations for future growth.

“This has been a rewarding 12 months for us and we are delighted to have been nominated for this award”, comments Ari. “We have continued to grow the team and in August we launched our latest fund, Certior Credit Opportunities Fund II, with support from a distinguished group of European investors. We currently have a full due diligence pipeline including four situations where we can back the launch of emerging managers with niche country specific funds and receive very attractive economics. Team members have spoken at key industry events in Stockholm, London, Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt and Paris among other cities during the year and both my colleague Timo Hara and myself have been singled out as industry leaders in surveys in recent months. Finally, last month we became a signatory to the PRI. So yes, this has been a very busy year on a number of fronts and we look forward to further success in 2019!”

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About Certior Capital

Certior Capital is a value-add focused private equity and private credit advisor and alternative investment fund manager supervised by the Finnish FSA. The firm’s core expertise is in European lower- and mid-market private equity and credit markets, where the team’s experience is one of the longest in Europe. The company’s latest fund, Certior Credit Opportunities Fund II, held a first close in August 2018 and has a target of EUR 300m. It focuses predominantly on the European SME direct lending segment, in particular in cornerstoning emerging managers. Certior also manages three other investment programs: Certior Credit Opportunities Fund invests in SME direct lending funds and makes investments directly into loans, Certior Credit Investments invests in European mid-market direct lending transactions and Certior Private Equity Fund I focuses on European small- and mid-market private equity opportunities, with an emphasis on backing emerging managers.

For further comments or additional information please contact Ari Jauho.

Email: ari.jauho@certiorcapital.com
Tel: +358 50 3378 282

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