Our investment strategy
Apax Funds have a proven strategy of sector focused investing,
looking for opportunities where capital, experience and insight can
release the potential of businesses and lead to significant growth.
The firm has successfully pursued this strategy since 1990.
Our sector focus, combined with an established network of local
offices and a global platform, represents the foundation of Apax
Partners' strategy. Typically, Apax Partners attempts to grow
businesses by acting as a catalyst for change and we have
established clear processes to maximise the value of our
|We generate a huge amount of investment ideas. Each of these
ideas is subject to rigorous assessment by the investment team.
When the investment thesis is sufficiently developed, it is brought
before our internal investment committees who assess the
|We harness the varied array of talents within the firm and our
network of advisers to deliver the best mix of support to the
companies in which our Funds invest.
|The average length of an investment by Apax Funds is around
five years. Once the initial investment thesis has been realised,
an exit committee is called to begin discussions about the future
ownership of the business in question.