Equistone has a long track record of investing in a diversified range of industry sectors across Western Europe. We have operated in the UK since 1979, France since 1990, Germany since 1998 and in Switzerland since 2006.
In the UK, Equistone has developed specific expertise in the consumer & travel, financial services, specialist engineering and support services. These sectors account for about 85% of our investment activity across Europe.
In France and Germany, Equistone continues to pursue a generalist approach to originating investment opportunities.
Equistone believes that opportunities presented in non-core sectors in the lower mid-market can make a compelling case for inclusion in our portfolio.
Since 2002, the Equistone Funds have invested capital across Europe with the following sector mix: