Independent firm with strong credentials, deep investor insight and a tailored approach to clients’ needs.

Elm Capital has been dedicated to serving the private capital market for over 15 years. With over 1,500 investor relationships and extensive experience across both primary and secondary transactions, Elm Capital offers a uniquely integrated proposition to participants in the private equity, private debt, infrastructure and real assets markets.

Elm Capital, founded in 2004 and based in London, provides fundraising and advisory services to private market participants globally.

Elm Capital’s two main businesses are:

  • to assist private fund sponsors, managers and general partners with fundraising and fund liquidity solutions; and
  • to provide advice to private market investors on portfolio management solutions for limited partnership interests, co-investments and direct assets.

Elm Capital Value Proposition

CLIENT FOCUSED

Limited number of non-competing mandates / Exclusive focus on private markets.

WIDE EXPERTISE

Combine expertise in both fundraising and secondary markets / Experience in structuring all types of transactions.

GLOBAL COVERAGE

Extensive relationships with investors in Europe and North America / European placement agent with own U.S. Broker-Dealer.

STRONG REPUTATION

Known for advising high-quality fund sponsors / Partner with clients on an ongoing, repeat basis.

INTEREST ALIGNMENT

Our success depends on achieving client goals / Focus on investor development vs process management.

SENIOR TEAM

Provides tailored advice and moves quickly / Senior management attention on all assignments.

TEAM

Our people are the core of our business

Elm Capital consists of an experienced, diverse and knowledgeable team. Our team members combine expertise in alternative investments, capital markets, and corporate and structured finance. We have a mix of bulge-bracket and independent firm backgrounds with wide relationships across industries.

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Elm Capital in Numbers

2004
Founded
155+
Secondary Transactions Closed
1,500+
Investor Relationships
30+
Fundraising Assignments Completed

NEWS

10 August, 2020

Kester Capital Successfully Closes Oversubscribed Second Fund Above Target At Hard Cap

Kester Capital (“Kester”), the primary buyout specialist, today announced that it has successfully closed its latest fund, Kester Capital II, at its hard cap of £90 million.  Despite challenging market conditions, the fundraise was oversubscribed and exceeded its target with a diverse group of new and existing UK, Continental European and US institutional investors.

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29 June, 2020

MVI Completes First Closing of MVI Fund II

Stockholm, 15th June, 2020 – MVI Advisors AB (“MVI”) held a first closing on its second private equity fund, MVI Fund II AB (the “Fund” or “Fund II”) with commitments of SEK 688 million. The Fund has a target of SEK 1 billion.

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14 May, 2020

Secondaries Investor Article: Pricing down as much as 30% from pre-coronavirus levels

Prices in the secondaries market could be 20-30 percent down from pre-coronavirus levels, according to a report by Elm Capital.

In a May private markets review, the London-headquartered placement agent and secondaries advisor noted that the link between general partners’ valuations and secondary market pricing is stronger than it was before the onset of the covid-19 crisis.

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GLOBAL AND DIVERSIFIED INVESTOR BASE