You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore

- Christopher Columbus

Private Equity

We are your evergreen investment partner seeking to navigate with ambitious entrepreneurs on a sustainable growth trajectory.
Our goal is to achieve sustainable growth with, by and for entrepreneurs

We engage in an intense partnership with ambitious business leaders and commit our vast international experience, know-how & capital through our hands-on approach.

We aim high to achieve ambitious goals together. We seek for trust & accountability along the way. And when facing headwinds, we leverage our extensive experience to turn them into opportunities.

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Entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs

It’s all about people. We invest in entrepreneurs / captains we believe in, encouraging excellence, valuing and rewarding focused and professional management teams. And we are here to support you along the way – whatever your need may be.

  • You seek financial & operational support to accelerate
  • You envision conquering a new market
  • You want to expand internationally
  • You are scaling and professionalizing your organization
  • You face a transformational period but are determined to adjust the sails
  • You face complex business decisions
  • You seek risk diversification
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Adding value through collaboration

Choosing the right partner is vital. We understand how important, yet how difficult it is to find the perfect match. In the end, talent wins races, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.

Entrepreneurial DNA

We have grown in the same way you want to grow. You may lean on our entrepreneurial roots for advice.


A partnership that goes further than merely capital. We commit to our investments, deploying funds & human resources with a wide expertise, as well as our broad network across multiple industries and regions.


We foster sustained and substantial value creation, whatever the time horizon or investment need, aiming for focus and acceleration.


We engage as a reliable and honorable investor striving to create a positive impact for customers, employees and other stakeholders.

Local flavor that thrives internationally

We rely on an international network & team of experts, with a global view and international reach


We have experience in the transition from a family-oriented to an independently managed company and we strongly value close relationships

Fast decision making
& acting timely

Our team of experts acts swiftly for the benefit of your company. We invest our own money, have no external partners or reporting obligations. We have short decision processes and act upon our common goals.

We seek companies that shape the future

A ship in port is safe, but that's not what ships are built for. We support companies that embrace and accelerate change, by creating value and building future-proof organizations.

  • Demographic changes & ageing population
  • Health, wealth & well-being
  • Sustainable food & living
  • Technological innovation & digitization
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Investment criteria
Sector focus

Active in industrial and consumer, health and self-care, B2B and energy services.


Healthy profit margin, with EBITDA from € 5m to € 50m.

Competitive position

Proven business model with clear growth potential and market leadership prospects.


Focus on Belgium and the Netherlands, with a close proximity to management.

Investment size

€ 25m to € 250m equity investment per opportunity. With the possibility to team-up for larger tickets.

Investment type

Equity positions with capital structure flexibility.

Investment situations

Growth capital, management buy-in/out, shareholder replacement.

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“Baltisse’s long term objective allows us to invest in our systems and organization to become the employer of choice for our growing talent base.”

Steve Rousseau – founder World of Talents

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“Baltisse enabled us to bring our unique offering - strong, local presence combined with best-in-class service levels - to SME clients all across Belgium.”

Steven Brouckaert – founder PIA Group

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“Baltisse enabled us to expand into new regions. Now our top performing fire-resistant glass solutions make people feel safe at work, all across Europe.”

David Ulens – CEO Polflam

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The Baltisse Private Equity team applies its entrepreneurial roots, leverages its strong track record in the internationalization of market-leading businesses and combines it with decades of operational, strategic, financial & legal know-how.

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