With the festive season and the year-end just a few weeks away, this is a good time to look back over some of the highlights of 2018. For Kartesia, it was a year that brought industry recognition of our decisive approach with a lower mid-market focus, which has driven the alpha delivered to our investors over four fund generations. In fact, KCO III won not one but two Best Direct Lending Fund awards in 2018, beating 30 peers managed by some of Europe’s top managers.
After being named Lender of the Year in 2016 by Private Debt Investor, a highly regarded magazine within the European private debt industry, Kartesia has come away this year with not one but two prestigious awards: Lender of the Year Europe 2017 a
Since pioneering pan-European secondary investments in the lower mid-market space in 2009, we have continuously strived to offer investors superior performance while delivering innovative financing solutions to companies.
Like anyone living and working in Brussels, we were horrified by the terrible attacks on our city in March. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families. Luckily, none of the Kartesia’s team members nor their families were affected by these attacks.
Dear Limited Partners, dear Friends
Kartesia just celebrated its first anniversary.
Much has been accomplished in such a short timeframe and yet a lot more is still to be achieved. In this context, the team thought it was a good time to launch “Insight Kartesia”, our bi-annual newsletter.