PE/FOF/SEC  HQ Capital

     Office Locations:

1290 Avenue of the Americas, Floor 10
New York, NY 10104
Phone: 212-863-2300
Fax: 212-593-2974



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Manufacturing & Industrial



    HQ Capital is a global pioneer in the alternative investments industry. HQ Capital was formed in 2015 by combining independent alternative investment managers Auda, Real Estate Capital Partners and Equita. Through Auda and Real Estate Capital Partners, HQ Capital has been active in global private equity and in U.S. real estate since 1989. Through Equita, HQ Capital has been acquiring majority stakes in small- and mid-sized companies in the German-speaking region of Europe since 1992. HQ Capital currently manages US$6.0 billion in original commitments in private equity in North America, Europe and Asia and more than US$500 million in total capital commitments to small and medium sized enterprises in the German-speaking regions of Europe. HQ Capital currently employs over 80 private equity professionals operating out of Frankfurt, New York, London, Hong Kong and Shanghai.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Britta Lindhorst Managing Director
    Chris Lawrence Managing Director
    Christian Munafo Managing Director
    Dr. Marcel Giacometti Vice Chairman Private Equity
    Ferdinand von Sydow Managing Director


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