Specialist provider of credit solutions
Specialist provider of credit solutions


Since June 2015 and its first investment in a collateralised loan obligation (CLO) vehicle, Kartesia has come a long way. Read on for an update on Kartesia’s achievements and latest strategy.


Over €70 million invested in the space of a year

Wed 2 November 2016 by Kartesia | Tags: KCO III, CLO

In a negotiation involving over 10 stakeholders, a new financing structure was developed to help proFagus’ expansion.


proFagus, a key brand in the German barbecue charcoal market

Wed 2 November 2016 by Kartesia | Tags: KCO III, proFagus

Offiste in Croatia

This year the Kartesia Offsite Day took place in Rovinj, Croatia, the hometown of Tina Milanovic (Office Manager of the Brussels office).  This event gathered all the Kartesia team members from the Brussels, London and Luxembourg office. Over three days, the 17 team members talked about Kartesia’s plans and ambitions for the future, whilst enjoying the warm weather and beautiful surroundings. 

Wed 2 November 2016 by Kartesia | Tags: Offsite

In 2016, Frantz Paulus joined Kartesia as Head of Investor Relations. Frantz has extensive experience in audit and private equity, having successively worked as Senior Manager at PWC for five years and Investment Director at Credit Agricole Private Equity for seven years, during which time he invested in buyout and growth capital transactions across Europe.

Wed 2 November 2016 by Kartesia | Tags: Frantz Paulus

The Kartesia 2016 Annual Information Meeting was held on October 18th in Brussels.

Kartesia welcomed its Limited Partners at Cercle de Lorraine for an exchange on KCO III performance and on the evolving market environment. As last year, the LPS had the opportunity to meet our team and share their views in person. For their second Annual Information Meeting, Kartesia’s four Managing Partners invited Philippe Bayet, CEO of Desmet Ballestra, as a guest speaker.

Wed 2 November 2016 by Kartesia | Tags: Annual Information Meeting

Head of DACH Markus Geiger represented Kartesia at the turnaround breakfast event organised by the German Restructuring Association (BRSI).

Wed 2 November 2016 by Kartesia | Tags: Conference

Kartesia donated its first box of plastic corks to B.A.H. (“Bouchons d’aide aux handicapés”). B.A.H. is a Belgian non-profit organization that has been founded 3 years ago and has already financed for 12.000 euros of wheelchairs, lifts or other equipment for underprivileged disabled persons in Belgium.

Wed 2 November 2016 by Kartesia | Tags: non-profit organization, BAH
  • Upcoming KCO III quarterly report will be released in November 2016 (Q3 2016); February 2017 (Q4 2016)
  • The Kartesia Christmas party will take place on December 15. The team members from Brussels and London will meet their colleagues in Luxembourg for this special occasion.
  • Kartesia will launch its new and improved data room in December. Tina Milanovic (Brussels Office Manager) and Coralie De Maesschalck (Head of Portfolio & ESG) are working with the developers on a more user-friendly interface and an increased safety level.
Wed 2 November 2016 by Kartesia | Tags: Calendar