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The catalyst platform for growth

We are unique

Kartesia is a privately owned European asset manager specialised in private corporate lending. With our 4 complementary strategies and our partnership with Flexam, we can provide tailor-made long-term liquidity and credit solutions to any European based lower mid-market borrower. Being flexible by nature, we target investment opportunities from €10m to €150m. Through our disciplined approach, we aim to build a diversified and sustainable portfolio with a strong focus on downside protection.

Kartesia Expertise
  • 25

    Years
    of experience

  • 6.5

    Generations
    of credit funds

  • 6 bn

    Assets under management

  • 80 +

    Portfolio companies

2013-2023: 10-year anniversary

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Ilham, 2023 marks our 10-year anniversary

"A decade ago, our founding partners decided to pool their 20 years of experience in private credit investing: Kartesia was born. Since then, Kartesia has grown from a start-up with 8 employees into a leading European private credit manager now offering 4 complementary strategies to our investors and borrowers."

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  • 8

    European offices

  • c. 100

    Professionals

  • 40 %

    Female professionals

  • 20

    Major European awards

We are partners

We are a long-term partner and a relationship-driven firm aiming to offer our investors stable and superior risk-adjusted returns across cycles.
Kartesia prides itself on its long-term partnerships with many portfolio companies across Europe. Our thorough and multi-sector expertise combined with our strong relationships with management teams enable us to better support our borrowers’ needs and growth objectives. We believe that such a constructive approach to lending and portfolio management leads to long-term value creation for Europe’s leading lower mid-market champions.

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Flexam + Kartesia

In 2023, we decided to consolidate a strategic partnership with Flexam by effectively becoming its majority shareholder.
Flexam is an established mid-market debt manager specialized in asset-based financing with a focus on decarbonization. Flexam excels in finance leases (including sale & lease-backs) of tangible assets in the European transportation and logistics industries.

Flexam Expertise
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We help businesses grow

We provide smart and bespoke value-added financing solutions to sponsors, management teams and corporates in all types of situations thereby allowing them to speed up and secure value creation.
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Our people, our value

Our dedicated professionals are cornerstone to our success, each bringing diverse skills, ideas, and expertise. At Kartesia, we nurture kindness, openness, transparency, and engagement. We encourage everyone to make a difference, drive innovation and, ultimately, achieve excellence. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where each member contributes to collective goals.
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Team

Together, we commit to building a culture where Kartesia employees can do meaningful work, be recognized, and rewarded for it.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We strive to hire people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because we trust it is the right thing to do, but because now, more than ever, it has proven to make our company stronger, dexterous, and more creative.

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Joining Kartesia

At Kartesia, you’ll be part of a streamlined, multi-cultural, and growing company where collegial work, well-being, entrepreneurship, and professional growth are cardinal to our main values.

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Long-term value creation
ESG Best-in-class
Long-term value creation
ESG Best-in-class
Long-term value creation
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Long-term value creation
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Long-term value creation
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Value-add lender
European private credit provider
Value-add lender
European private credit provider
Value-add lender
European private credit provider
Value-add lender
European private credit provider
Value-add lender
European private credit provider
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