Comprehensive service to select clients across fund generations.
Elm Capital provides bespoke advice and best in class execution on all aspects of fundraising and fund liquidity solutions.
Elm Capital aims to provide a comprehensive service to private fund sponsors, managers and general partners covering all aspects of marketing and investor development in the primary and secondary markets. We pride ourselves on delivering the best advice and most efficient execution of fund placement, co-investment fundraising, fund liquidity and restructuring solutions. Our secondary market relationships and expertise gives us unparalleled investor insight and market intelligence which proves to be extremely valuable for our clients.
Elm Capital advises on the structuring, marketing and syndication of fund interests to investors globally. We focus on mid-market private equity and private debt investment strategies and assist managers typically targeting funds sized between €100 million and €1 billion.
Elm Capital has a wide array of experience, from assisting emerging managers seeking to raise capital from institutional investors for the first time, to established managers seeking to diversify their investor base. Elm Capital also has significant experience in sourcing co-investment capital and raising capital for fundless sponsors on a deal-by-deal basis.
Each assignment is tailored to our clients’ objectives and a close relationship is maintained throughout all phases of the fundraising process and the fund life.
Elm Capital employs a rigorous and comprehensive approach across the marketing strategy and all aspects of fund’s arrangement, and syndication process, including:
Elm Capital assists fund sponsors, managers and general partners with the overall fundraising strategy, development and presentation of the story, analysis of the competitive landscape, market positioning and timing.
Elm Capital assists fund managers with the development and diversification of their investor base. An assessment of the investor base is completed in any assignment, and investors are targeted methodically.
Elm Capital has best-in-class capabilities to assist managers with the creation of tailored offering materials according to the highest market-standards and fulfilling investor’s due diligence requirements.
Elm Capital drives momentum and ensures an efficient process is run. Close contact is maintained with the manager and investors until a successful final closing has taken place.
Elm Capital assists with post-closing investor relations and the planning of subsequent fund offerings.
Fund Liquidity Solutions
In addition to fundraising on primary markets, Elm Capital assists fund sponsors, managers and general partners seeking to generate liquidity for their investors or to restructure existing portfolios and fund vintages. Utilising the secondary market, Elm Capital advises on a variety of complex situations, including but not limited to:
REPLACEMENT OF EXISTING INVESTORS
Elm Capital assists fund managers in identifying investors who can provide liquidity to existing investors that will no longer support them in subsequent funds.
Elm Capital assists with liquidity offers to investors and limited partners, often towards the end of the original fund term.
PREFERRED EQUITY SOLUTIONS
Elm Capital assists with preferred recapitalisations aimed to provide liquidity to existing investors and limited partners.
Elm Capital advises General Partners on the sale of assets to continuation vehicles.
Elm Capital assists with raising capital for follow-on investments through various types of secondary transactions.
Elm Capital assists with raising primary capital stapled to secondary transactions, where appropriate.