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  • Equipo Nazca
  • Equipo Nazca

About us

We invest in small and medium Spanish enterprises

We are a Spanish Private Equity management company which invests in non-quoted Spanish medium sized companies (sales between €30 and €200 million) through acquisition of shares and capital increases. We have been investing in the Spanish market since 2001.

Nazca leads its segment of the market in both number of transactions and returns. Since 2001, we have closed more than 55 transactions including direct investments, add-ons and divestments obtaining an IRR above 30%.

We have totally invested three funds, Nazca I, Nazca II and Nazca III with €100 million, €150 million and €230 million of commitments, respectively, and totally divested two funds, Nazca I and Nazca II. 

Currently, we are investing our four fund, Nazca IV, with €275 million of commitments from high quality international institutional investors from Europe.

We invest in companies with proven track record, leading or potentially leading market positions and ambitious growth plans. Nazca is specialized in partnering with families and management teams to develop both national and international growth plans. In that regard, we have unparalleled experience in dealing with families (95% of the 39 direct or indirect acquisitions completed have been in family-owned companies, and in more than 70% of those we partnered with the families). We are also experienced investors both in complex situations that require our involvement in the origination of the opportunity and restructuring.

Mission: Offer worldwide investors the best private equity investment platform in the Spanish mid market, delivering top returns through a consistent strategy focused on growing portfolio companies and building strong partnerships with families, managers and investors.

Vision: Build the best investment platform in the Spanish mid market through long-term relationships with worldwide investors, companies and managers in Spain. 

Core competences: 

•Long presence in our core market with the right relationships in the business community to identify and complete the best investment opportunities

•Solid reputation as active value added investors in growing family owned companies and in solving complex situations 

•Wide experience in the industry through a very stable and highly complementary team 

•Strong culture of commitment to business partners and Nazca’s investors 

Why is Nazca different?

•We have wide experience in identifying value in companies and developing plans with management teams and families to maximize returns. 

•We assist and support our partners and management teams with an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach.

•We have proven experience in investing and creating value in all economic cycles. 

•We have the creativity and vision to solve complex situations.

Our history

62 transactions

Managing Fondo Nazca III

Nazca Capital Constitution

Rising Fondo Nazca

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

Divestment

Eureka Kids

Investment

Herbex

Investment

McBath

Investment

Caiba Juan Luna

Divestment

Grupo IMO Logifrío Agromillora Agromillora

Investment

El Granero Integral FoodBox

Divestment

Fritta Hedonai Sistemas

Investment

Gestair

Divestment

Elogos

Investment

Agromillora Fritta

Investment

IMO Grupo om

Investment

Eurekakids

Divestment

Guzmán gastronomía Acens

RISING FONDO III

Divestment

El derecho

The management team
acquires 100% of Nazca Capital

RISING FONDO II

Investment

Logifrío élogos Sistemas Acens

Divestment

Lizarrán Dibaq Vinartis

Investment

El derecho

Divestment

Svenson

Investment

Guzmán gastronomía Lizarrán

Divestment

Rodilla

Investment

Hedonai

Divestment

Unipost

Investment

Vinartis Dibaq Unipost Rodilla

Investment

Svenson

Nazca Foundation

RISING FONDO I