- ABOUT -
IM Square is Europe’s leading investment and development platform dedicated to asset management. This international platform seeks to acquire minority stakes in the capital of asset management companies to help them develop, principally outside of their domestic market. IM Square targets entrepreneurial investment companies that are already mature, profitable, and recognized in their local market (primarily the US, but also Europe and Asia). These companies have assets under management of between $1 billion and $15 billion, mainly in traditional and liquid asset classes, and offer a high growth potential.
- INVESTMENT CASE -
What are IM Square’s objectives?
The platform’s objective is to create a virtuous ecosystem bringing together international entrepreneurial asset managers, distributors, and investors. In addition to providing financial backing, IM Square will assist these asset management companies with their international business development and the expansion of their client base. The platform will also contribute to their strategic and structural transformation, focusing on distribution and marketing, organization and capital transfer.
How will Eurazeo assist IM Square?
Eurazeo will assist IM Square by providing the long-term perspective and financial strength that are needed in its market. Eurazeo’s teams will provide their investment skills and M&A expertise.
- PERSPECTIVES -
IM Square aims to invest €250 million within the next 2 to 4 years through 5-10 transactions, mainly in the United States, but also in Europe and Asia.