turn complex situations into successful investments

SWC turns complex acquisition opportunities into successful investments by applying a contrarian and deeply engaged investment approach.

Springwater Capital LLC (“SWC”) is an independent special situations multi strategy investment firm founded in 2002.

SWC turns complex acquisition opportunities into successful investments by applying a contrarian and deeply engaged investment approach.

Our values

Think Different & Solution Driven

We think outside the box and search for unusual solutions.

Create Lasting Value and Accountability for Investors

We have investors which have accompanied us for over 12 years.

Entrepreneurial Spirit

We actively seek to change and create value, whilst taking controlled risks.

People, People, People

Only a strong and motivated team will lead to success.

Communicate Openly and Non-stop

No news is irrelevant and constant exchange of information is key to our success.

Awards

Springwater’s achievements are praised and awarded by the wider European business community.

Rising Star Awards 2014

Best european Turnaround Investor

Springwater was awarded “Best European Turnaround Investor” during the 2014 “Private Equity Exchange Awards”, the international industry meeting for the Private Equity Sector

“We are very proud about the recognition as a leading European turnaround investor. It is exceptional to win this “Oscar” in private equity and thus indicates the strong market position Springwater has achieved. Having made over 15 investments over the past two years demonstrates the effectiveness and strength of our team and the trust of our investors and counterparties ”, commented Martin Gruschka, co-founder of Springwater.

Awards

Ranked #1

Revista de Capital Riesgo 2014

Springwater was recently ranked #1 private equity firm in Spain by the Spanish Private Equity Institute (Revista de Capital Riesgo), in terms of operations concluded during the year 2014.

Awards

Ranked #1

Revista de Capital Riesgo 2015

SWC is ranked first for the second year running by la Revista Española de Capital Riesgo (the Spanish Private Equity Magazine).
 

Awards

Strategy

SWC follows a disciplined investment philosophy which results in superior returns. We see value where others do not and do not shy away from adopting contrarian investment thesis.

We are situation specialists and sector agnostic

Our track record

shows that we are able to get transactions done and meet the goals of the stake holders involved.

Our focus

is on small to medium sized companies with revenues of €25m – €750m in the Western European Region.

Team

Our multitalented team brings a wealth of experience gained from a wide variety of cultural, industrial and operational challenges; enabling us to develop different approaches and perspectives for each situation presented.

The firm comprises over 25 professionals spanning the Investment,
Transformational, Administration and Finance teams


News

Whats hot in SWC world

Press releases

Springwater Capital acquires SGEL from Lagardère Travel Retail

Madrid, 27 October, 2015. – Springwater Capital, an independent private investment firm, has reached an agreement with the French group Lagardère Travel Retail for the acquisition of its Spanish distribution subsidiary SGEL. This transaction fits into...

Geneva Office

Geneva Office

Investment Advisor
Springwater Capital LLC

Geneva Representative Office
Rue Neuve 5, 1260 Nyon
Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0)22 595 0777

Madrid Office

Madrid Office

Investment Advisor
Springwater Capital LLC

Madrid Representative Office
Gran Via, 27, 28013 Madrid.
Spain
Tel: +34 912 90 00 66

Paris Office

Paris Office

Investment Advisor
Springwater Capital LLC

Paris Representative Office
23 rue Clapeyron, 75008 Paris.
France
Tel: +33 (0)1 72 16 56 45

Luxembourg Office

Luxembourg Office

Investment Advisor
Springwater Capital LLC

11, Avenue de la Porte Neuve
L-2227 Luxembourg

Contact details

Geneva Office

Administrative Office
Springwater Capital LLC

Geneva Representative Office
Rue Neuve 5, 1260 Nyon
Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0)22 595 0777

Madrid Office

Investment Advisor
Springwater Capital LLC

Madrid Representative Office
Gran Via, 27, 28013 Madrid.
Spain
Tel: +34 912 90 00 66

Paris Office

Investment Advisor
Springwater Capital LLC

Paris Representative Office
4 Place de l’Opera, 75002 Paris.
France
Tel: +33 (0)1 72 16 56 45

Luxembourg Office

Administrative Office
Springwater Capital LLC

11, Avenue de la Porte Neuve
L-2227 Luxembourg.