King & Wood Mallesons ("KWM") Funds team is advising Samaipata, a European fund specialised in investments in seed-stage platforms and marketplaces in Europe, on the launch of its second fund, Samaipata II Capital FCR, with a target size of €100 million. The fund, with €75 million of commitments already received, did its second closing over the summer.
With the new investment vehicle, Samaipata plans to build a portfolio of 20-25 companies, aiming at backing pan-European category leaders. The fund currently operates with a team of professionals based in London, Paris and Madrid.
Isabel Rodríguez and Ildefonso Alier, partners at KWM funds team in Madrid, are coordinating the multidisciplinary team of lawyers advising Samaipata. Another of the outstanding members of the team is associate María de Orueta.