Our investment criteria

Capital Transmission finances the long-term expansion of non-listed companies or facilitates their transfer, by taking minority shareholdings or through mezzanine financing.

It is not Capital Transmission's purpose to intervene in the management of the companies that it assists, and so it looks for companies that are financially sound, have an experienced management team with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Capital Transmission is also able to help manager-shareholders to partially realise their business assets or to restructure the shareholdings in a leveraged operation of the owner buy-out type.

As a minority investor, Capital Transmission often co-invests side-by-side with other financial investors, to enable a "club deal".

Capital Transmission is not limited in terms of sectors.

Geographically, Capital Transmission invests throughout Europe, with a focus on Switzerland.

Types of transaction

(Leveraged/management buy-outs, spin-offs, acquisition)

Company profile

Healthy financial position
and margins
Experienced management


Europe with focus on Switzerland


All sectors

Types of investment

Minority participations
Obligations convertibles
Convertible bonds
Mezzanine financing (Switzerland only)

Scale of financing

CHF 0.5 to 15 mios
per transaction


Duration of the investment
is flexible