Spain: Bewater Funds launches second venture capital fund for startups

Published on Dec 21, 2022

Cuatrecasas advised the management company Bewater Funds on launching its second venture capital fund, registered as Bewater II FCRE (European venture capital fund). The target amount of €40 million is to be distributed to startups with a valuation of over €3 million and an annual turnover growth of at least 30%. The selected companies must have a positive cash flow, be active with technology and preferably be based in Spain and Portugal.

The intention of its creators is for investments to be carried out through transactions on the secondary market, i.e., acquisitions of shares from existing shareholders. The management fee will be 1% of the invested capital, as well as a 25% success fee, and the preferential return for the investor will be 6% per annum.