A leading mid-market private equity house in the Benelux and DACH regions

We at Gilde are proud of our longstanding private equity track-record in our core markets. We are one of the most established investors in the industry, dating back to 1982. Since inception we have invested in over 250 companies across a diverse range of sectors and have become top of mind with sellers and buyers.

A network of local offices ensuring consistent access to proprietary deal-flow

We believe in being truly local, having offices across our core markets in Utrecht, Brussels, Zurich and Frankfurt. Our multinational team of 25+ experienced investment professionals share over 200 years of aggregate private equity experience.

A consistent ability to deliver high returns

With €3.0bn of Assets under Management, Gilde Buy-Out Partners is among the largest dedicated mid-market buyout investment firms in Europe today. Our funds are subscribed by over 30 institutional investors, which include some of the world’s leading financial institutions and pension funds.

Gilde Fund I
€182 million

1996

Gilde Fund II
€472 million

2000

Gilde Fund III
€600 million

2006

Gilde Fund IV
€800 million

2010

Gilde Fund V
€1.1 billion

2016