AI Global is an international investment company with interests in multiple asset classes, including search funds, private equity (growth capital/equity), real estate and late-stage ventures around the globe.
The firm brings value by working closely with its partners throughout all of the phases of any venture or investment as well as leveraging on its international network of experts and collaborators, and it has investments in Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. It is one of the most active, global, serial Search Fund investors.
AI Global has multiple partnerships that provide industry/sector experience and support for different initiatives.
We partner with talented entrepreneurs and work with them to reach their full potential
AREAS OF INTEREST
Search funds are the alternative to a start-up for entrepreneurial MBAs as well as experienced professionals with relevant management experience. We support entrepreneurs looking to find, acquire, operate and build great, lasting businesses.
Our current operating partners are the following:
Infini Capital Partners (Colombia) - Searching
Koru Nachfolge (DACH) - Searching
Tre Cime Capital (Italy | Italia) - Searching
Albatross Equity (Spain | España) - Searching
Arista Partners (Spain | España) - Searching
Bogo Inversion (Spain | España) - Searching
Light Wave Capital (Brazil | Brasil) - Searching
Quantico Capital Partners (Argentina) - Searching
Vigía Capital (Spain | España) - Searching
Ayerma Transmission (France) - Searching
Fritz & Sehr Mittelstandsnachfolge (Germany | Deutschland) - Searching
JBS Partners (Japan | 日本国) - Searching
Navega Capital (Spain | España) - Searching
Saga Capital (Mexico | México) - Searching
Signatus Capital (Spain | España) - Searching
Sotavento Capital (Spain | España) - Searching
Vira Capital (Peru | Perú) - Searching
Arco Capital (Brazil | Brasil)
Ibérica Partners (Spain | España)
Somontano Capital (Spain | España)
Search Funds Russia
In September 2019, we launched the initiative Search Funds Russia to bring the Search Fund model to the Russian market.
Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB)
IESE Business School
Harvard Business School (HBS)
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Stanford CES, Search Fund Primer
Stanford CES, 2018 Search Fund Study: Selected Observations
Harvard Business Review, Why You Should Buy a Business (and How to Do It)
We are interested to hear (growth capital/equity) opportunities that meet the following criteria:
Lower middle market and microcap companies with untapped potential
EBITDA Margin greater than 10%
Companies with strong market positions or franchise value that we can help reach their full potential via organic growth, acquisitions and operational improvement
Current shareholders/owners willing to sell a majority stake
Any sector and geography
We also invest in selected opportunities and ventures in commercial real estate projects/sites outside Russia as well as fund of funds (FOF).