Industry Private Equity
Founded 1977
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Key people
Stuart McAlpine, Managing Partner
Products Private Equity

Cinven is a global private equity firm founded in 1977 with offices in 9 international locations in Guernsey, London, New York, Paris, Frankfurt, Milan, Luxembourg, Madrid, and Hong Kong that acquires Europe and US-based corporations, and emerging market firms that fit with their core businesses, and necessitate a minimum equity investment of €100 million or more.[1] In 2014, it had €11.5 billion in assets under management.[2]

Cinven’s funding base originally came solely from three UK pension funds (British Coal, the Railway Industry and Barclays Bank) who remain as important investors.[3] Cinven has been reported to originally stand for Coal Investment Nominees' for Venture Capital.[4]

Cinven invests in six sectors on an international basis: Business Services; Technology, Media and Telecommunications; Financial Services; Industrials; Healthcare; and Consumer.


Cinven is a private equity firm based in London. Some of the recent acquisitions include:


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