Leading European Private Equity firm
About Cinven

Cinven is a leading European private equity firm, founded in 1977, with offices in Guernsey, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Madrid, Milan, Luxembourg, Hong Kong and New York. Funds managed by Cinven acquire Europe-based companies that require an equity investment by our funds of €100 million or more. While Europe remains our focus, Cinven’s Portfolio team helps our European portfolio companies take advantage of international best practices and growth in global markets, in particular opportunities in emerging economies, including those of Asia. We focus on six sectors: Business Services, Consumer, Financial Services, Healthcare, Industrials, and Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT).

Cinven funds acquire successful, high-quality companies and work with them to help them grow and develop, using our proven value creation strategies. The typical holding period for an investment is between four to six years. We take a responsible approach towards our portfolio companies, their employees, suppliers and local communities, the environment and society.

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Hugh Langmuir
Managing Partner

Hugh joined Cinven in 1991 and became Managing Partner in 2009. He is responsible for the execution of the firm's strategy, the day-to-day management of the firm and the Investment Committee and Portfolio Review Committee.

Before joining Cinven, Hugh worked at Bain & Company and Citigroup in London and Paris.

Hugh holds degrees from the University of Edinburgh, Harvard University and London Business School.

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