Spain-headquartered Portobello Capital has held a EUR 250m final close for Portobello Strategic Partnership I, its first vehicle to target minority stakes in Southern European mid-market companies.
GP and pension market services provider’s founders will focus on organic growth alongside selective acquisitions
VC firm is led by technology founders Ian Hogarth, Khaled Heloui, Sten Tamkivi and Taavet Hinrikus
VC firm has hired Sophie Ahrens-Gruber in Munich and appointed Hannes Gruber as partner in Vancouver
Supporting diverse hires and leadership, as well as opening up networks, remain key