for alternative investment funds (50-500 M EUR)

Venture fund placement agent

investor relation

management

 

we mobilize the most relevant investors for your new fund

EIF Investment placement

EIF (European Investment Fund) investments

 

we are experts on supporting new venture funds to secure EIF mandates

EU Grant writing SME1

fund marketing 

 

 

we create complelling fund marketing media kits to attract new LPs

fundraising for your fund

 

c*funds is a rapidly growing, boutique fund placement agency for diverse Alternative Investment Funds (venture capital, growth fund, debt venture, rcrypto asset, blockchain and secondaries) and real-estate funds.  Typical fund size is 50-500 M EUR/ serial funds. Current mandates are 650 M EUR. Our clients are from Western Europe, CEE, Israel, US and Scandinavia.

Core values are high level of execution of your fund marketing and creating relevant LP meetings in a short time.

c*funds is built around the passion to change the traditional, rigid private equity market and to move fast, with the right contacts, exposure and ‘off the market’ insights. GP’s refer to us as “hands-on fund placement approach”.

 

We…

…connect GPs to relevant LPs to realize fast closings

benchmark funds to be able to get access to the most logical LP’s

…give access to an exclusive and relevant LP network in your investment area

…provide you with turnkey and compelling fundraising documents and run your fund marketing

…set up LP meetings for you and represent you in PE events

 

We are a transparent, accurate and highly committed team that has built up a credible fund activation expertise. 

650

M EUR fund mandates

500+

direct LP contacts

47

GP’s/fund managers helped with fundraising

our code of conduct:

  1. We always start with understanding your context (asset background, team, competition). We use smart private equity market data – smart LP data / benchmarks / business intelligence around fundraising. We have access to investors from your competing funds.
  2. We bring a unique boutique feature, moving fast to to activate warm leads for your new fund.
  3. We use the very best digital tools to optimaize the reachout and efficiency of your fundraising campaign.
  4. We produce tangible fundraising results – fund marketing campaign, mailings, LP f2f meetings, access to PE events
  5. We work transparently with our fund managers
  6. Our pricing is GP friendly
  7. We believe in gender and cultural diversity in private equity and we pursue that in our daily work with our c*funds team

want to know more?

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what our clients think of us

“c*fund’s very dynamic young team eases private equity fundraising and means great help for fund managers. Their professional work and support makes this lengthy process amazingly effective!”

Bence Makai, Partner

CEE Booster, Budapest

“Although based in the UK, we have found working with c*funds to be easy and their methods to be extremely helpful and professional and are very happy to recommend them.”

John Amstrong, CFO

One Click Licence (OCL), London

“A very dedicated and knowledgeable team that helped us succeed and go the extra mile! c*funds guided us well along the process and without them we would have spent 2-3x the amount of time. Absolutely worth it!”

Arthur Nobel, Co-founder

Flexpat

“c*funds has been a fundamental support for our startup and Katalin Gallyas is a force of good energy and business smarts!”

Rory Bain, CEO

Crack in the Head VR, Amsterdam

our clients

Cottonwood VC – seed stage VC, high-tech/hard science (patented), Europe & N-America

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HenQ – Seed stage VC, B2B software, Europe

Thuja Capital – early stage VC, health tech, Europe (Benelux focus)

fundraising is
our expertise

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Katalin Gallyas

managing director

Katalin is an experienced fundraising agent & GP-LP matchmaker for investment funds. 15+ years fundraising experience and strong background in closing deals. Rich network in AIF & fundraising (VC’s, growth, debt venture funds and LP’s, HNWI’s, FoF’s, Family offices). Proud of making c*funds happen, managing the fund sales processes and the daily tasks and rewards of our solid team.

Motto: Large tickets. Fast progress. Fascination for Funds of Funds.

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Paul van Elk

AIF designer

Paul is one of the first dedicated AIF (Alternative Investment Funds) designers in this conservative private equity market. He has proven track records in helping fund managers structuring complex ideas into impactful, well designed, marketable fund pitch. His strength is to visualise the fund parameters and the storyline in a compelling way: infographics & text compressions.

Motto: Be brave enough to tell the essence of your fund!

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Andrea Rozemeijer

LP mandate manager

Andrea is the beating heart in arranging the proprietary LP intelligence and direct relations with the relevant fund investors for c*funds. Andrea finds and analyzes all relevant open mandates and uses this to build a smart and dynamic LP database – which is the nourishing ground for our GP-LP match making. She brings a high level of diligence and structure to c*funds and her digital marketing skills make c*funds shine.

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Frans Jooste

LP mandate manager

After 7 years in private banking and investment management, Frans brings a strong financial background, as well as a commercial and proactive approach to deal-making; There is always a deal to be done, you just need to bring the right people together. This way of thinking will serve our GPs well, as he looks to grow and strengthen our LP base to facilitate better matchmaking and faster placements.

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Diána Páti

GP portfolio manager

Diána is an experienced and skilled investment memorandum writer and talented project manager with a background in startup ecosystem building in Belgium. She enjoys helping promising GP’s/fund managers to raise funds, polish fund business plans and run the GP-LP matchmaking campaigns.

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Jaime Lezama

GP portfolio manager

Jaime is an MBA graduate with experience as a senior financial analyst in real estate PE and in helping in an expansion of an early stage VC. He’s a serial entrepreneur co-founding a startup builder and consultancy. He brings strategy, engagements and a fresh approach of how to get investors onboard.

Please read here how PitchBook has empowered c*funds to build a placement agency in a short period of time.

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