Welcome to Acanthus

A leading independent advisory firm focused on private equity fund placement

Established in 1998, our focus and core specialty is raising European mid-market funds and advising on related transactions, supported by extensive research.

We provide incisive and complete advice to our clients based on in-depth analysis and the close involvement of experienced professionals. At Acanthus we relish the opportunity to work with ambitious management teams who appreciate the added value of high-quality advice combined with commitment and drive.

In testament to our approach under challenging market conditions, we have closed six funds and raised €1.6 billion since 2010, one of which has been awarded "Fundraising of the Year" by the Swedish Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (SVCA).

Winners of the "Placement Agent of the Year Award 2011" at the 10th annual European Private Equity Awards held by Real Deals and shortlisted for the Unquote British Private Equity "Fund Advisory - Placement Award 2011". Please click on our Latest News and Media sections.