Tikehau Capital Launches the New Vintage of Brienne with a first close at €200 million. The focus of this next vintage will be on seizing European opportunities and supporting companies with significant global B2B scalability potential.
It aims to invest ticket sizes ranging from €10 million to €50 million, including reinvestments, thus offering the potential for substantial backing to companies poised to redefine the cybersecurity landscape.
Launched in June 2019, Brienne III1 the previous vintage of Tikehau Capital’s private equity cybersecurity strategy successfully raised €175 million and strategically invested in 15 companies within the European cyber ecosystem.
The launch of this new vintage underscores Tikehau Capital’s steadfast dedication to investing in pioneering technology and fortifying digital security on a broader scale.With €200 million in capital commitments already secured from a diverse range of institutional, strategic and private investors, this strategy demonstrates its resilience and robust momentum.
As the digital landscape continues to evolve, the need for robust cybersecurity has never
been more critical. The ongoing surge of cyber threats and attacks is impacting businesses
of all sizes and across all sectors, with a particular emphasis on critical industries.
Marwan Lahoud, Chairman of Private Equity at Tikehau Capital said, “Since the launch of our private equity cybersecurity strategy in June 2019, the sector has notably matured, resulting in increasing financial requirements from cybersecurity firms. The latest vintage of this strategy marks the largest European investment vehicle dedicated to cybersecurity.
Our primary focus remains on European investments, while keeping a watchful eye
on opportunities beyond the continent. Our commitment to digital security goes beyond financial investment. We aim to be at the forefront of innovation in the cybersecurity sector. As an active investor we want to be close to managers and help them develop their business through Tikehau Capital’s international network. We are excited to embrace this challenge and play our part in shaping the future of cybersecurity,”
About Tikehau Capital
Tikehau Capital is a global alternative asset management group with €42.0 billion of assets under management (at 30 September 2023). Tikehau Capital has developed a wide range of expertise across four asset classes (private debt, real assets, private equity and capital markets strategies) as well as multi-asset and special opportunities strategies.
Tikehau Capital is a founder led team with a differentiated business model, a strong balance sheet, proprietary global deal flow and a track record of backing high quality companies and executives.