3TS and Cisco target CEE growth capital

This third fund by 3TS Capital Partners brings the total funds under management to over €200m.

3TS Capital Partners targets investments in growth sectors including technology, telecoms, media and marketing, services, environment and energy. Investors in the funds include 3i, Cisco, EBRD, KfW and Sitra among others.

3TS continues to cover the whole CEE region from the Baltic States to the Balkans. In addition to the core countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, Romania and Bulgaria, this new fund will consider investment opportunities in Croatia, Serbia, Ukraine and Turkey.

Managing director Pekka Santeri Mäki, said: “In addition to being one of the largest high tech companies in the world, Cisco is also a very active venture capital investor worldwide, so we are obviously delighted that Cisco has chosen to partner with us. This will further enhance the position of 3TS as a preferred venture capital and private equity partner in Central Eastern Europe.”