A Goodwin cross-border team advised Chequers Capital on the closing of its XVII Fund with a total commitment of €1.1 billion raised in less than three months. Chequers Capital XVII brings together about 40 institutional investors (in particular pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and fund of funds) with a substantial representation from Europe and the United States. Chequers will continue the investment strategy of the previous funds and will invest in companies with an enterprise value generally between €80 million and €350 million. Chequers Capital XVII will mainly invest in companies located in France, DACH and Italy.
Chequers Capital is a private equity firm that has unique experience in acquiring and developing small, medium and large-sized companies in partnership with their management. Over the years, Chequers Capital has completed almost 300 investments in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Belgium and Great Britain.