Apax Partners

Apax Partners is one of the world’s leading private equity investment groups. Founded in 1972 in the US and in Europe, Apax Partners operates across Europe, Israel, the US and Japan. The German office, based in Munich, opened in 1990. The group today employs 180 investment professionals worldwide with over 100 of those professionals operating in Europe.

Apax Partners’ funds provide long-term equity financing to entrepreneurs to build and strengthen world-class companies. The group pursues a balanced equity portfolio strategy, investing in companies at all stages of development from start-up to buyout in transactions ranging from EURO3 million to EURO3 billion.

Apax Partners’ funds invest in companies across six global growth sectors: information technology; media; telecommunications; financial services; healthcare; retail and consumer. Some of Apax Partners’ funds recent investments include: Autonomy Corporation, Autobahn Tank & Rast, Azimut, BlueArc, Compugen, Damovo, Dialog Semiconductor, Kamps AG, Lexicon Genetics, Nordsee, Red-M, Sonim Technologies, TDL Infomedia, Versicor, Webraska Mobile Technologies, Wisair and Yell.

Apax Partners manages and advises over EURO12 billion on behalf of leading institutional investors around the world.


Apax Partners

Possartstrasse 11

81679 Munich


Tel: +49 / 89 99 89 09 0

Fax: +49 / 89 99 89 09 32 / 33


Dr Martin Halusa

Michael Phillips

Max Burger-Calderon

Peter Blumenwitz

Dr Mirko Meyer-Schnherr

Other offices

Leeds, London, Madrid, Milan, Munich, New York, Palo Alto, Paris, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Zurich

Structure/funds under management

Type: Independent

Capital under management/advice: Worldwide: EURO12 billion

Investment focus: Growth companies in our chosen sectors, from early stage to large scale leveraged transactions.