Investing with Main Capital Partners

Main Capital Partners manages around EUR 6 billion in assets under management, investing on behalf of over 200 Limited Partners across two distinct fund strategies.

What Main can do for investors

Main Capital Partners is a private equity firm with an exclusive focus on Enterprise Software in Northwestern Europe (Benelux, DACH, Nordics) and North America.

Investing with Main is partnering with a dedicated team of professionals with deep domain knowledge of the Enterprise Software industry. Our data-driven approach and local engagement with software communities leads to investments in profitable, resilient and growing software businesses.

Our value

+ 20

Years of investing in Enterprise Software

in Northwestern Europe and North America

Є 6 bn

Assets under management

Currently investing Main VIII (EUR 1.9bn) and MFII (EUR 500m)

> 200

Software Investments

>75 platforms & >125 add-ons

> 4.5 x

Realized Gross MOIC

and IRR of 47% on a total of 27 exits


At Main we remain conscious of our socio-environmental footprint through complying with ESG rules and regulations. We are committed to make a positive impact and strengthen the digital economy via software companies in our portfolio. Main Capital founded the Main Social Institute (MSI), a foundation dedicated to support – financially and with knowledge and our network – societal projects related to the software industry.

Our Funds

Main Flagship

Main Flagship invests in mature and growing software businesses with equity tickets over €20 million, focusing on fueling growth through strategic acquisitions.

Main Foundation

Main Foundation invests in high-growth software businesses with equity tickets below €20 million, focusing on organic growth.

Main Capital Partners' fundraising track record

Fund Vintage
Commitments Status
Main Capital VIII 2024 Buyout EUR 1.933bn Investing
Main Foundation II 2024 Buyout EUR 507m Investing
Main Capital VII 2021 Buyout EUR 1.0bn
Investing (add-ons)
Main Foundation I 2021 Buyout EUR 210m Investing (add-ons)
Main Capital VI 2019 Buyout EUR 563.8m Investing (add-ons)
Main Capital V 2017 Buyout EUR 236.5m Fully invested
Main Capital IV 2015
Buyout EUR 85m Fully invested
Main Capital III 2012
Growth & Buyout EUR 40.9m Fully realized
Main Capital II 2006 Growth & Buyout EUR 12.2m Fully realized

Connect with our Investor Relations team

Jorn de Ruijter
Head of Fund Structuring & Investor Relations and Investment Director
Kay van Zonderen
Investor Relations Manager
Floris van den Berg
Investor Relations Analyst