Apax Partners is an independent global partnership focused
solely on long-term investment in growth companies. Funds advised
by Apax Partners typically invest in large companies with a value
between €1bn and €5bn. The Funds invest in five sectors: Financial
& Business Services, Healthcare, Media, Retail & Consumer,
Tech & Telecom.
Releasing potential is at the heart of everything we do.
Whether it's identifying potential investments, growing our
portfolio companies or realising their value at the right time, our
strategy is geared to releasing potential.
Throughout its 30 year history, the company has successfully
invested across all investment stages, and through several complete
The firm's current success is rooted in a culture that has
always been outward looking, pioneering and committed to growing
businesses. The deep understanding of the five sectors in which it
invests has been at the core of Apax Partners' strategy, giving it
early access to investment opportunities and an ability to quickly
add value to portfolio companies.
Building a global business
As the businesses that Apax Funds invest in become global, it
is our view that those private equity firms that are best able to
add value and support them internationally will flourish. Those
that operate on a global basis will be able to spot emerging trends
early, support the growth of global companies and use the world's
stock markets most effectively.
The firm currently has a global network of 9
offices in three continents and employs over 300 people.
The portfolio companies in which our funds
invest employ in excess of 270,000 and have an enterprise value in
excess of €72 billion.