Charme Capital Partners is a European mid-market private equity fund, supporting management teams and shareholders to achieve transformational change, growth and internationalisation

From our offices in Milan, London and Madrid we invest in businesses across Europe with an enterprise value in excess of €100m


Continuous interaction with our unique investor base is key in sourcing new opportunities, testing investment theses and growing portfolio companies


  • Area of Activity
  • Private Equity sector
  • Private Equity Investors in Transport and Logistics
  • Private Equity Investors in Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure
  • Private Equity Investors in Telecom indsustry
  • Private Equity Investors in Technology
  • Private Equity Investors in Multimedia business
  • Private Equity Investors in Media, Press and Communications Sector
  • Private Equity Investors in Internet and technological companies
  • Private Equity Investors in Industrial Services
  • Private Equity Investors in Industrial Products sector
  • Private Equity Investors in Health and Medical sector
  • Private Equity Investors in Food and Beverages industry
  • Private Equity Investors in Environment and Natural Resources
  • Private Equity Investors in Energy sector
  • Private Equity Investors in Electronics sector
  • Private Equity Investors in Consumer products sector
  • Private Equity Investors in Consumer Services
  • Private Equity Investors in Computer Software and Hardware
  • Private Equity Investors in Chemical sector and Plastic materials
  • Private Equity Investors in Building, Construction and Real Estate
  • Private Equity Investors in Biotechnology
  • Private Equity Investors in Banking and Financial Services
  • Private Equity Investors in Automobile, Industrial sector and Robotics
  • Private Equity Investors in Agriculture, Livestock and Fishing
  • Company type
  • Private Equity
Headquarter
Calle Serrano, 26 – 8º izquierda
Madrid, Madrid 28001, ES
P: +34 910 886 480
E: RParisio@charmecapitalpartners.com
Office
7th Floor 3 St James Square
London, London SW1Y 4JU, GB
P: +44 203 826 5281
Office
4th and 5th Floor Via Santa Margherita 4
Milano, Lombardia 20121, IT
P: +39 02 890 4041

With offices in Milan, London and Madrid, Charme Capital Partners invests across Europe, with a particular focus on Italy, the UK and Spain. The team has a long history of working together in private equity across Europe

Leadership Team

Francisco Churtichaga
London and Madrid

Valero Domingo
Madrid

José Megía
Madrid

Luigi Sala
Milan


Matteo di Montezemolo
London

Tommaso Beolchini
Milan

Matteo Facoetti
Milan

Julian Huxtable
London

Bruno Piroso
Milan

Roberto Selvetti
Milan

Alessandra Giacomelli
Milan

Rachele Giacobbo
Milan

Hugo Tanner
London

Martyn Evans
London

For further details, please visit https://charmecapitalpartners.com/our-structure

What we do

We provide consistent returns for our global long-term investor base through proprietary access to off-market deals, and portfolio growth through responsible, entrepreneurial ownership

Our Funds

The Charme Funds were founded in 2003 by a group of European entrepreneurs led by Luca di Montezemolo and are backed by a unique mixture of institutional LPs and prominent global industrialists

Since inception the Charme Funds have raised capital of approximately €1bn and invested in companies with strong growth and internationalisation prospects

Charme I

Charme I was raised in 2003 with total commitments of €186m and now fully realised, and was focused on majority investments in leading brands in the consumer and luxury sector in Italy

Prominent investments include the Poltrona Frau Group, with a build-up strategy executed through the acquisitions of Poltrona Frau in 2003, Cappellini in 2004, Cassina in 2005 to create the global leader in high-end designer furniture

Charme II

Charme II was raised in 2009 with total commitments of €340m and now fully realised, and was focused on majority investments in leading italian companies with strong market leadership and growth potential

Prominent investments include Octo Telematics, world leader in the supply of telematics services for the insurance sector, and Bellco active in the business of blood filtration for chronic, acute and newborn patients

Charme III

Charme III was launched in 2015 with total commitments of €650m and a broader pan-European investment strategy focused on mid-market investments across a range of business sectors in Europe, with a particular focus on UK, Spain and Italy

Targeting fast growing mid-market companies with an enterprise value in excess of €100m, where it can partner with shareholders and management teams to unlock potential and deliver transformational growth, both organically and through M&A. This allows companies to further reinforce their market positioning and expand internationally

Global Investor Platform

Our strategic long-term investor base of prominent global families and industrialists alongside institutional LP’s is at the centre of everything we do; from enhancing our deal pipeline to validating our investment theses and providing avenues for growth for our portfolio companies globally

Long-term Relationships


In fifteen years of activity and through three Funds, we have built an unparalleled network of investors, management teams and intermediaries through our reputation for consistency, pragmatism and integrity

Proprietary Deal Sourcing

We are deeply embedded in our core geographies, enabling us to develop unique angles for new deals as well as add-on acquisitions

Growth

We target fast-growing companies and our collective track record demonstrates our ability to accelerate growth alongside management teams by providing operational support, capital and strategic vision

Responsible Owners

Consistent respect for the heritage of our investee companies and their management teams before, during and after ownership, is fundamental to each of our investments

Entrepreneurial Culture

Our strong entrepreneurial culture has helped numerous portfolio companies to expand internationally throughout economic cycles

Consistent Returns

Our investment approach and use of appropriate leverage has enabled our portfolio companies to grow in all economic conditions and delivered strong returns for our investors

Our investors

Our investor base is at the centre of everything we do. Each of the three Charme Funds is backed by a unique and longstanding group of institutional LPs, prominent global families and industrialists

We highly value the input that our investors provide, given their reach in terms of geographies, sectors and experience. This unique investor base enhances the investment team’s exceptional deal pipeline, providing proprietary angles and avenues for growth for portfolio companies in numerous geographies.

  • By Geography
    By Geography

    Our investor base is global with the majority of our investors European and one third based in the Middle and Far East.

  • By Type
    By Type

    Distinguished family offices are a highly valued component of our investor base, with an additional third deriving from institutional LP’s.

  • By sector
    By sector

    Our investors come from a diverse range of business sectors.

  • EXISTING vs NEW INVESTORS
    EXISTING vs NEW INVESTORS

    We are proud of the loyalty our investors have shown in our first three funds, with Charme III welcoming a select number of esteemed new LP’s.

Charme Capital Partners