Assets under management (“AUM”) of €10.7bn are split approximately 50:50 between co-mingled funds and separate accounts. Access’ products and services encompass smaller buy-out, infrastructure, and private debt, each focused on investing in the key economies of Western Europe. Access’ integrated expertise offers exposure to Private Equity & Infrastructure invetsment opportunity through funds of funds, direct funds and customised solutions. With offices in France, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Finland, Luxembourg and Germany, the firm has gained extensive knowledge and coverage of these market segments.
European Smaller Buy-out: €7.9 billion
Since 1999, Access has kept its core focus on the selection of smaller buy-out funds through primary commitments and secondary transactions for its fund of funds activity. Key value drivers remain pricing discipline, controlled levels of leverage, combined with organic and acquisitive growth. Access has stuck with these fundamental principles to generate a sustainable return model for its Investors.
Drawing on its longstanding relationships with the best performing fund managers, Access also offers co-investment opportunities in portfolio companies through separate vehicles managed by a dedicated team.
European Infrastructure: €2.2 billion
Access' approach to infrastructure investing includes a combination of direct investments and indirect investments through primary funds and secondary transactions in core infrastructure projects in Europe. By privileging brownfield strategies, Access' investors benefit from low volatility in returns with revenues generally correlated with inflation.
European Private Debt and Mezzanine: €0.6 billion
On this segment, Access provides debt capital through mezzanine financing and other subordinated debt instruments to European companies with enterprise value in the range of €50-€500m. In this strategy, Access aims at addressing opportunities that present a stable and attractive risk-adjusted return, yearly cash distributions and a high level of downside protection for the benefit of the clients.
Access invests in European Private Debt directly in companies and indirectly through primary fund commitments and secondary transactions.