For 20 years
Creation of Eiréné expertise
Weinberg Capital Partners announces the creation, with a first closing, of a new fund, Eiréné, which aims to support and accelerate the development of French SMEs and mid-caps companies in the strategic security and defense sector. The fund intends to take majority shareholder positions in the context of leveraged buy-out transactions.
Weinberg Capital Partners renews its image
Weinberg Capital Partners unveils a new and resolutely modern visual identity. Harmonious and restrained in style, the new design guidelines and logo reflect the company’s move to become an integrated investment and asset management platform with expertise in multiple areas.
Weinberg Capital Partners' ESG approach once again rewarded by the PRI
As part of the 2021 PRI rating exercise, Weinberg Capital Partners obtained 4 out of 5 stars with a score of 67/100 in the “Investment & Stewardship Policy” category and 77/100 in the “Direct – Private Equity” category.
WCP Impact Dev#1 is awarded the Relance label
The WCP Impact Dev#1 fund is awarded the Relance – or “Stimulus” – label. This label recognizes funds that commit to raising new resources to support the equity and quasi-equity of French companies (SMEs and mid-caps), whether listed or not.
Weinberg Capital Partners receives A+ rating in PRI assessment
Weinberg Capital Partners earns the highest score of A+ in the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) assessment for 2020.
Addition of a new area of expertise in impact investing
Weinberg Capital Partners launches its Impact expertise with the creation of the WCP IMPACT DEV#1 fund.
Its target: profitable unlisted French SMEs / SMIs whose products or services address social, societal or environmental issues.
Adoption of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals as a reference framework for all the company's expertise.
Launch of the third Real Estate fund, WREP#3.
Weinberg Capital Partners aligns its activities with COP21 goals
Weinberg Capital Partners signs the Climate 2020 Initiative, an initiative that brings together the main French private equity players to address climate change issues.
Weinberg Capital Partners launches WCP#3, the third LBO fund with a final closing of €295 million.
New vehicle for real estate investment
Weinberg Capital Partners announces the launch of a real estate investment fund (OCPI) dedicated to the acquisition of senior independent living facilities. The new fund, Capital Pierre Seniors Services, which is only open to institutional investors, aims to invest in facilities developed by Ægide and operated by its subsidiary Domitys.
Strengthened ESG governance
Weinberg Capital Partners establishes its ESG Committee. The aim is to develop ESG initiatives across the company.
New approach for listed investments
Weinberg Capital Partners widens its field of action to include listed SMEs and mid-caps with the creation of the Nobel team, aimed at combining the best of private equity with the best of the listed investment universe.
Award-winning real estate performance
The Real Estate team wins the award for the best-performing balanced fund in France, based on results over a three-year period, at the European Property Investment Awards.
Weinberg Capital Partners adds a third-party real estate asset management arm with the acquisition of Captiva Capital Management.
Closing of the WREP#2 fund
Closing of the Weinberg Real Estate Partners #2 (WREP#2) fund, for which Weinberg Capital Partners is the exclusive adviser.
A key step to expand responsible investment
Weinberg Capital Partners adopts the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) backed by the United Nations.
Weinberg Capital Partners creates its Real Estate team
Weinberg Capital Partners is the exclusive adviser for the first Weinberg Real Estate Partners fund (WREP#1).
Weinberg Capital Partners signs the "Charte des Investisseurs en Capital", a charter for private equity investors drawn up by the French industry association AFIC, with the aim of facilitating the jurisdictional activities of commercial court judges.
Serge Weinberg and Philippe Klocanas establish Weinberg Capital Partners, an independent asset management company approved by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF, the French securities regulator), to provide financial support to French SMEs and mid-caps in the growth or expansion stage, or when pursuing buyout opportunities.
Weinberg Capital Partners launches the first majority-controlled mid-market LBO fund in France (WCP#1), with a final close at €420 million.