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EIF’s private equity secondary market transactions

    Date: 21 April 2017 - 12 May 2017

The secondary sale of single or portfolios of private equity funds is a new activity for the EIF. Through this we aim to:

  • manage the portfolio of private equity funds
  • increase the liquidity in the market

Are you eligible as an investor?

You are eligible to buy our portfolios of fund interests if you are a public or private body or firm operating in the secondary market. Details on the criteria set by the EIF to select one or more financial intermediaries can be found in the application documents of calls for expression of interest.

Ongoing Calls for expression of interest


East-17 is a portfolio of fund interests in European venture capital and private equity funds of vintages 2011 and older with a general focus on Small and Medium-sized Enterprises based in the EU, comprising between 20 and 30 funds, with an aggregated net asset value (“NAV”) in the range of EUR 150m to EUR 250m. The Portfolio is divided into two sub-portfolios: one composed of venture capital (“VC”) funds and one composed of mid-market (“LMM”) private equity funds.

How to apply for East-17

For more details, you can refer to the documents below.  

Closed Calls

  • East-16 – Applications closed on 18/03/2016
  • West-16 – Applications closed on 18/03/2016


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