Vespa Fund II Close

09.01.2017

Vespa Capital is pleased to announce that it has completed the fundraising for Vespa Capital II LP (the "Fund"). The Fund, which raised approaching £120 million, substantially exceeded its target of £100 million. The Fund secured commitments from a diverse investor base including pension funds, funds of funds and continuing support from Vespa Capital’s network of high net worth investors. Of particular note, each institutional investor who conducted onsite due diligence and referencing made a commitment to the Fund.

The fund has already made two investments, Random42 and Chase Search and Selection, both of which are performing well and the firm now has over £100 million to target new deals.

BearTooth Advisors acted as sole global placement agent for Vespa Capital.

Nigel Hammond, Founder of Vespa Capital commented:

“Our unique competitive position in the UK Lower Mid-Market, in which we couple the considerable experience of our team with a partnership approach to investing, has delivered excellent and consistent returns to our investors.  I am grateful for their ongoing support and confident we will continue to meet our investment targets.”