Paris, Zurich & New York — Eurazeo, a leading global investment company with a diversified portfolio of €35 billion in assets under management, and iCapital1, the global fintech platform driving access to alternative investments for the wealth management industry, have today announced a partnership to increase Wealth Managers’ access to Eurazeo’s broad range of private markets opportunities.
Through this partnership, Eurazeo will leverage iCapital’s cutting-edge technology and iCapital Marketplace to support Eurazeo in distributing its suite of alternative offerings to Wealth Managers globally. The first launch available will be a feeder fund into Eurazeo’s new impact fund focused on Transition Infrastructure.
Eurazeo has a long-standing, 20-year track record of providing Wealth Managers and their high-net-worth clients with innovative investment solutions. Leveraging the technology and distribution of iCapital Marketplace, the partnership will support Eurazeo’s continued commitment to bring its broad suite of capabilities to Wealth Managers globally enabling them to build diversified portfolios for their clients.
Eurazeo has significant expertise across private equity, private debt, real estate and infrastructure strategies and is invested in around 600 companies. It launched a number of new products for private clients in 2023, highlighting its deep sector knowledge and its focus on delivering the best possible opportunities for its clients.
Luc Maruenda, Head of Wealth Solutions at Eurazeo, said: “Addressing private individual investors and helping them broaden access to the private markets is part of our DNA and strategy. Based on our 20-year successful track record in France, we believe iCapital will be instrumental in replicating this strategy in Europe and beyond. With its leading technology and global positioning, iCapital was a natural choice to enhance the range of investment solutions for our Wealth Managers globally.”
Marco Bizzozero, Head of International at iCapital, said: “We are delighted to welcome Eurazeo, a leading global investment company with considerable private markets experience, to iCapital Marketplace to support Eurazeo in distributing its investment offering to Wealth Managers and their clients around the world. This partnership demonstrates that iCapital is the partner of choice for Asset Managers accessing the growing pool of private wealth as Wealth Managers increasingly seek to benefit from including private markets investments in a diversified portfolio for their private clients.”
Eurazeo is a leading global investment company, with a diversified portfolio of €35 billion in assets under management, including nearly €24.7 billion from third parties, invested in around 600 companies. With its considerable private equity, private debt as well as real estate and infrastructure asset expertise, Eurazeo accompanies companies of all sizes, supporting their development through the commitment of its nearly 410 professionals and by offering deep sector expertise, a gateway to global markets, and a responsible and stable foothold for transformational growth. Its solid institutional and family shareholder base, robust financial structure free of structural debt, and flexible investment horizon enable Eurazeo to support its companies over the long term.
Eurazeo has offices in Paris, New York, London, Frankfurt, Berlin, Milan, Madrid, Luxembourg, Shanghai, Seoul, Singapore and Sao Paulo.
Eurazeo is listed on Euronext Paris.
ISIN: FR0000121121 – Bloomberg: RF FP – Reuters: EURA.PA
Founded in 2013, iCapital is the leading global fintech company powering the world’s alternative investment marketplace. iCapital has transformed how the wealth management, banking, and asset management industries facilitate access to private markets investments for their high-net-worth clients by providing intuitive, end-to-end technology and service solutions; education tools and resources; and robust diligence, compliance, and portfolio analytics capabilities. iCapital’s solutions enable organizations to streamline and scale their operational infrastructure for alternative investments and to provide access to direct investments and feeder funds at lower minimums through simplified digital workflows.
iCapital-managed platforms offer wealth advisors and their clients access to an extensive menu of private investments, including equity, credit, real estate, infrastructure, hedge funds, structured investments, annuities, and risk-managed solutions. iCapital has been recognized on the Forbes Fintech 50 list each year from 2018 to 2023, the Forbes America’s Best Startup Employers in 2021, 2022, and 2023, and MMI/Barron’s Industry Awards as Solutions Provider of the Year in 2020, 2021, and 2022.
As of July 31, 2023, iCapital services over $164 billion in global client assets, of which about $28 billion are from international investors (non-US Domestic) across more than 1,300 funds. Employing more than 1,200 people globally, iCapital is headquartered in NYC and has offices worldwide, including in Zurich, London, Lisbon, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Toronto.
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