Launched private credit strategy

Experienced industry executives Jens Ernberg and Thomas Hall joined Capital Dynamics to co-lead the new private credit initiative.

Introduced new management structure

An expanded and more investor-focused Executive Committee headed by President Martin Hahn will lead the company.

Named John Breckenridge as leader of the Clean Energy & Infrastructure (CEI) team

Obtained alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) approval from the UK Financial Conduct Authority

The AIFM Directive creates a robust, harmonized regulatory framework for the benefit of investors and strengthens the oversight of companies managing alternative investment funds.

Became founding member of the AltExchange Alliance

The AltExchange Alliance is a global initiative to define a standard data format in private equity to help automate the flow of data and increase transparency of information between GPs and LPs.

Opened representative office in Seoul, Korea


The UK's Emerging Market Private Equity Firm of the Year by Acquisition International

Most Influential European LP of 2012 by Private Equity News

Strengthened leadership structure through expansion of top management

CFO/COO Stefan Ammann was named CEO and founding CEO Thomas Kubr took up the role of Executive Chairman of the Board.


2010 Fund of Funds of the Year in Europe by Private Equity International


2009 Fund of Funds House of the Year by the European Venture Capital & Private Equity Journal

2009 Private Equity Firm of the Year in Switzerland by Private Equity International

2009 Fund of Funds of the Year in Europe by Private Equity International

Opened offices in Brazil and Japan

Established a Clean Energy & Infrastructure platform

The platform was established for direct investments in real assets within the clean and renewable energy sector.


European Fund of Funds Firm of the Year 2009 by Private Equity News

Became a signatory of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investing


European Fund of Funds Firm of the Year by Private Equity News

Opened Munich office

Opened Hong Kong office

Private equity-backed securitization transaction

We successfully completed another private equity-backed securitization transaction rated AAA/Aaa and AA/Aa2 by Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s.

Opened San Francisco office

Opened London office

Opened New York office

Pioneered field of collateralized fund obligations

We successfully pioneered field of collateralized fund obligations with the first-ever structured private equity product and completed transaction.

Founded Swiss entity, Capital Dynamics AG

Closed first US fund and first fund dedicated to secondaries

Closed first Europe-focused private equity fund of funds

Commenced operations in Birmingham (United Kingdom)

History of Capital Dynamics

Capital Dynamics is a global asset manager founded on the basis of innovation and excellence. We invest in private equity funds and clean energy infrastructure around the world through a broad array of products, including primary funds, secondary funds, direct co-investments, separate accounts and structured private equity products. We also offer investment advisory services and portfolio risk management to our clients.

We operate globally and invest locally through our network of offices spanning three continents. We bring together local investment expertise and experience across investment strategies to offer our clients distinct investment solutions.

Clients come first at Capital Dynamics. We listen to what you need in order to provide the right products and services. When clients face exceptional challenges, we tailor products to their unique needs.

A culture of innovation is an essential part of our DNA and ensures that we continue to design and develop new products that address the changing markets and stay ahead of client needs.