Nova Polonia Natexis II



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Equity funds

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Approval date:

25 Jul 2006



PSD disclosed:

27 Jun 2005

Project Description

Nova Polonia Natexis II will be a private equity fund investing primarily in Poland. The Fund will be managed by the local Team of professionals, supported by Natexis Private Equity International, the private equity arm of Banque Popolaire

The target size of the Fund is EUR 75 million. The Fund will provide expansion capital and buy-out financing to small to medium size companies operating in various sectors such as manufacturing or retail and services.


Transition Impact

The investment in Nova Polonia Natexis II offers the Bank the opportunity to further advance the development of private equity industry in Poland contributing thereby to increasing financial intermediation.

The financing would allow the Fund to increase the scope and range of investment in small and medium size Polish companies that typically limited access to financing. A significant source of the Transition Impact will be the active management advisory services, provided by the Team to the investee companies.


The Client

The client is a new private equity fund Nova Polonia Natexis II, raised by the team of Krokus Private Equity supported by Natexis Private Equity International.

EBRD Finance

An up to EUR 25 million investment.

Project Cost

The target size of the Fund is EUR 75 million, the maximum size is capped at EUR 100 million.

Environmental Impact

Nova Polonia Natexis will follow the EBRD’s Environmental Procedures for Private Equity Funds. In implementing these procedures, the Fund will assess potential environmental issues associated with its investments, all of which are required to comply at a minimum with local /national health safety and environmental standards, regulations and public consultation requirements.

Technical Cooperation


Company Contact

Witold Radwański, President,
Krokus Private Equity;
Atrium Tower Al. Jana Pawła II 25,
00-854 Warsaw; Poland,

Tel: +48 22 653 47 00;



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