Spain: New venture capital fund to provide solutions for disadvantaged groups

Published on Oct 18, 2023

Cuatrecasas has advised Tressis Gestión, who partnered with AYO Social Ventures to launch a venture capital investment fund Ayo Impact on People I FCR, aimed at raising €25–30 million. Tressis Gestión will act as the fund manager while Ayo Social Ventures, a subsidiary of the NK5 Group, will provide extensive experience in the entire investment cycle.

With a clear strategy combining attractive financial profitability and measurable social impact, Ayo Impact on People I plans to invest in 30 companies that promote social welfare and dedicate all or part of their activity to resolving problems related to disadvantaged groups, such as those in situations of vulnerability and social marginalization and exclusion, facing additional difficulties in accessing the opportunities and resources necessary for a full and decent life.

The company selection process will be based on sound criteria of social impact and clear economic potential to ensure that the investments generate tangible benefits for both the investors and disadvantaged groups.