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Investments

83

Portfolio Exits

29

Funds

8

About Cipio Partners

Founded in June 2003, Cipio Partners manages several funds of early and later-stage venture capital and mid-market investments worldwide. The firm's staff is based in Munich, London and San Jose, CA.Cipio Partners pursues the acquisition of portfolios of direct private equity investments in the secondary market. They consider transactions ranging from single-company shareholdings to large and well diversified portfolios across all stages of the investing life-cycle, from early to late-stage venture capital through mid-market and smaller buy-out investments. Securities purchased may include equity, mezzanine and debt.

Cipio Partners Headquarter Location

Palais am Lenbachplatz Ottostrasse 8

Munich, D-80333,

Germany

49 (89) 5506 960

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Cipio Partners promotes Dr. Ansgar Kirchheim to Partner

May 27, 2022

Cipio Partners announces that it has promoted Dr. Ansgar Kirchheim, who joined the firm’s investment team 18 months ago, to Partner. Before joining Cipio, Ansgar was a Partner at High-Tech Gründerfonds, one of the most active seed and early-stage investors in the technology sector in Europe. He led a team of several investment professionals with over 30 portfolio companies and was directly responsible for companies such as SimScale or Hornetsecurity. Ansgar started his career at ERGO Insurance Group after which he co-founded and led KircTec, a German sensor technology firm. Ansgar holds degrees in Physics (Heidelberg’s Ruprecht-Karls University, Berlin’s Humboldt-University and Cornell University), as well as in Management (WHU Vallendar). Managing Partners Diana Meyel and Roland Dennert commented: “Ansgar has joined Cipio Partners in January 2021 and since then has become a pillar of our investment team. He has led our recent investment in Navvis, the Munich-based global leader in end-to-end solutions for reality capture and so-called digital twins, and has been instrumental in managing some of our existing portfolio companies.” Ansgar commented: “Cipio’s new €202 million growth fund has been raised at a perfect time. Our decades of experience in both up and down-cycles in the market and the fresh capital position us as a perfect partner for European growth-stage tech companies that look for growth capital and operational support guiding them in their journey to substantial scale.” About Cipio Partners Founded in 2003, Cipio Partners is a leading investment management and advisory firm for European growth capital & minority buyouts for technology companies. Cipio Partners targets European growth stage technology businesses with €10-50 million in revenue and makes initial investments ranging from €5-15 million. Cipio Partners operates from offices in Munich and Luxembourg. Further information is available at www.cipiopartners.com

Cipio Partners Investments

83 Investments

Cipio Partners has made 83 investments. Their latest investment was in NavVis as part of their Unattributed VC on December 12, 2021.

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Cipio Partners Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

12/7/2021

Unattributed VC

NavVis

$28.1M

Yes

3

8/6/2021

Series A

Nuki

$23.55M

Yes

3

4/21/2021

Unattributed VC

La Ruche Qui Dit Oui

Yes

1

12/23/2020

Series F

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$99M

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10

12/6/2020

Series F

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$99M

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10

Date

12/7/2021

8/6/2021

4/21/2021

12/23/2020

12/6/2020

Round

Unattributed VC

Series A

Unattributed VC

Series F

Series F

Company

NavVis

Nuki

La Ruche Qui Dit Oui

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Amount

$28.1M

$23.55M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

3

3

1

10

10

Cipio Partners Portfolio Exits

29 Portfolio Exits

Cipio Partners has 29 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Blackwood Seven on April 25, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

4/25/2022

Acquired

3

12/20/2021

Acquired

$99M

11

5/6/2021

Acquired

2

7/31/2020

Acquired

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$99M

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10

12/5/2018

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

4/25/2022

12/20/2021

5/6/2021

7/31/2020

12/5/2018

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

3

11

2

10

10

Cipio Partners Acquisitions

3 Acquisitions

Cipio Partners acquired 3 companies. Their latest acquisition was Tyntec on February 15, 2017.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

2/15/2017

$99M

Acq - Fin

1

11/1/2004

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$99M

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10

9/15/2004

Series C

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$99M

$99M

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0

Date

2/15/2017

11/1/2004

9/15/2004

Investment Stage

Series C

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$99M

Note

Acq - Fin

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Sources

1

10

0

Cipio Partners Fund History

8 Fund Histories

Cipio Partners has 8 funds, including Cipio Partners Fund VIII.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

5/4/2022

Cipio Partners Fund VIII

$213.11M

1

7/3/2017

Cipio Partners Fund VII SICAR

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$99M

10

1/25/2011

Cipio Partners Fund VI

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$99M

10

3/31/2007

Cipio Partners Fund V

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10

12/31/2006

Cipio Partners Fund IV

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10

Closing Date

5/4/2022

7/3/2017

1/25/2011

3/31/2007

12/31/2006

Fund

Cipio Partners Fund VIII

Cipio Partners Fund VII SICAR

Cipio Partners Fund VI

Cipio Partners Fund V

Cipio Partners Fund IV

Fund Type

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Status

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Amount

$213.11M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

10

10

Cipio Partners Team

8 Team Members

Cipio Partners has 8 team members, including current Managing Partner, Alexander Brand.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Tom Anthofer

Founder

Current

Alexander Brand

Managing Partner

Current

Roland Dennert

Managing Partner

Current

Werner Dreesbach

Managing Partner

Current

Hans-dieter Koch

Managing Partner

Current

Name

Tom Anthofer

Alexander Brand

Roland Dennert

Werner Dreesbach

Hans-dieter Koch

Work History

Title

Founder

Managing Partner

Managing Partner

Managing Partner

Managing Partner

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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