Keyhaven is a specialist secondaries private equity firm investing in lower mid-market businesses across Europe

Keyhaven Capital Partners is an independent London-based private equity investment firm

Keyhaven invests in European lower mid-market businesses. The firm has developed a unique investment strategy, accessing private companies in partnership with local sponsors or on our own, providing flexible and creative solutions for capital needs including structured transactions, secondary directs, and purchases of partnership interests. 

Our core strength lies in our ability to think independently, often as a first mover with a team or strategy.

Since our inception in 2003, we have committed or advised on investments worth in excess of €2 billion, representing over 60 direct equity and secondary transactions across Europe. 

Our team is comprised of highly networked individuals with proven investment judgement who have worked across different industries around the globe. We hail from 18 different countries and we speak 21 languages; this rich heritage serves as a central building block of the firm, and informs our culture, strategy and execution capabilities.

We are passionate about what we do. We believe that the key to delivering outstanding performance to our investors is our ability to identify and access opportunities which others do not, or cannot see, and to act quickly and decisively.


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