Investment Thesis

Quilvest Capital Partners’ Primaries, Co-Investments, and Secondaries strategy manages approximately $4.1 billion in assets across North America, Europe and Asia.

With 50 years of expertise in private equity, we have cultivated an expansive international network and strong relationships with GPs, and our distinctive approach includes thorough asset-level underwriting. Through over 300 primary relationships and around 100 co-investments and secondaries, we offer investors exceptional access to high-quality opportunities in key sectors, including Healthcare, Enterprise Software, Business Services and Sustainability.

Our PCS team offers dedicated investment solutions across primaries, co-investments and secondaries. Our trusted relationships drive strong returns in primaries, while systematic analysis informs our approach to co-investments and secondaries. Moreover, we know how to build flexible solutions aligned with individual client goals, fostering long-term partnerships built on trust and knowledge sharing.



With our first primary commitment dating back to 1972, Quilvest Capital Partners now cultivates a global network, fostering longstanding partnerships with GPs and exceptional access to high-quality deal flow. Primary investments have always been key to our strategy, consistently delivering strong returns. Trusted relationships with leading fund managers and involvement in advisory boards provide tailored opportunities for investors, while our history facilitates access to next-generation opportunities and emerging managers.

Coinvestment Hires


Given our well-established partnerships with top-tier fund managers, Quilvest Capital Partners provides clients exclusive access to global opportunities through our direct co-investment programs. Our global and dedicated team evaluates these opportunities alongside our general partners, focusing on selecting the best opportunities in each geography culminating in an alpha-rich and diversified portfolio.



With established relationships and credibility across the global market, Quilvest Capital Partners has always viewed Secondaries as a natural extension of its primary and co-investment activities. We now take a more systematic approach to analyzing the market, using our proprietary map to inform portfolio construction for the future. Quilvest Capital Partners serves as a trustworthy partner in navigating the secondaries market, whether you are seeking new secondaries exposure, or are interested in divesting private equity interests to capture early liquidity.

Customised Solutions

Customized Solutions

Quilvest Capital Partners leverages over 20 years of expertise to create customized solutions and flexible accounts that align with client goals for various investors types such as Sovereign Wealth Funds, Insurance Companies and Family Offices. We specialize in tailoring portfolios to individual risk tolerance, return expectations, and financial objectives, utilizing diverse investment strategies like primary funds, co-investments and secondaries. Our personalized service includes ongoing collaboration, strategic guidance, and transparent communication. We prioritize knowledge sharing through long-term partnerships, offering tailored investment activities, execution and broader educational opportunities.

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