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Capital Dynamics Completes Acquisition of Advanced Capital SGR

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ZUG, Switzerland – November 26, 2018: Capital Dynamics, an independent global asset management firm, today announced the completion of the acquisition of Advanced Capital SGR, a leading alternative asset and fund-of-funds manager based in Milan, Italy. The transaction was first announced in July 2018 and terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Advanced Capital SGR, founded in 2004, currently manages generalist private equity as well as real estate and energy fund-of-funds.

Martin Hahn, CEO of Capital Dynamics, said: “The acquisition of Advanced Capital accelerates our international growth strategy by expanding our geographic footprint in Europe. We are looking forward to offering our private equity, private credit, clean energy infrastructure and energy infrastructure credit funds and tailored investment solutions to a wider pool of Italian investors. Now that the transaction has closed, we are excited to welcome the existing Advanced Capital investors and our new Milan colleagues to Capital Dynamics.”

Robert Berlé, CEO of Advanced Capital, adds: “I am delighted that the Milan team will become part of Capital Dynamics and enthusiastic about working with Capital Dynamics’ global team to develop exciting investment opportunities for the Italian market.“

Advanced Capital will be fully integrated into the Capital Dynamics platform, which will involve changing its name to Capital Dynamics SGR. Robert Berlé will continue to lead the Italian business as CEO and Managing Director of Capital Dynamics SGR.

 

About Advanced Capital SGR
Advanced Capital SGR is an independent management company within the alternative asset management industry focused on corporate investments worldwide through a series of specialized private equity funds-of-funds. The Advanced Capital team currently manages a variety of funds. These include the highly diversified international funds of private equity funds AC III and the latest AC IV. The team also manages unique and specialized niche funds: the AC Private Equity Real Estate International Fund and the AC Energy Fund. Advanced Capital will be fully integrated into the Capital Dynamics group with immediate effect and in December 2018 will be renamed to Capital Dynamics SGR.

About Capital Dynamics
Capital Dynamics is an independent global asset management firm focusing on private assets including private equity, private credit, clean energy infrastructure and energy infrastructure credit. Capital Dynamics offers a diversified range of tailored offerings and customized solutions for a broad, global client base, including corporations, family offices, foundations and endowments, high net worth individuals, pension funds and others. The firm oversees more than USD 15 billion in assets under management and advisement.[1} Capital Dynamics is distinguished by its deep and sustained partnerships with clients, a culture that attracts entrepreneurial thought leaders and a commitment to providing innovative ideas and solutions for its clients.

Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, Capital Dynamics employs approximately 160 professionals globally and maintains offices in New York, London, Tokyo, Hong Kong, San Francisco, Munich, Milan, Birmingham, Dubai and Seoul. For more information, please visit: www.capdyn.com

 

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[1] As of September 30, 2018.

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