top of page

Zamo is a one-stop shop for impact managers looking to scale

Deal Criteria | Zamo investment scope 

We invest in impact managers (GPs) who:

  • intentionally seek impact investments or are seeking to do so in the future​

  • are based in the EU + UK

  • are looking for co-investment capital or financing into their management company

  • are open to share co-investment opportunities in the future as part of a strategic partnership

  • are looking for strategic support in one of the following areas: 

- scaling AuM 

- impact measurement and management

- fundraising

- governance

- institutionalizing their investment platform

- executive level mentoring in Impact/PE

and we invest alongside impact GPs as co-investors or warehouse capital providers in companies that:

  • intentionally seek to deliver impact as a core part of their business, i.e., profit generation is enabled by the impact delivery

  • have a measurable impact in the world

  • are based in and generate the majority of their business in the EU + UK

  • are post-revenue stage (12 months+ commercial revenue)

  • are profitable or no more than 12 months to breakeven 

  • have a scalable business model 

  • are looking for equity capital to finance growth

The Zamo toolkit

Financial investment


to enable you to secure opportunities with larger ticket-sizes and to help you maintain your rights when your LPs cannot co-invest

op contract.png

Operating Capital:
to get you started, hire new staff, open up new offices, pay placement agents etc.

warehouse finance.png

Warehouse Finance:
to overcome "track record" challenges in a new fund, team, strategy or geography

two people arrows.png

GP Secondaries:

to replace early angel investors

finance for GP commit.png

Finance for GP commit:
to meet your GP commitment as it grows through future funds

anchor LP capital.png

Anchor LP Capital:

to kick-off your fundraise

expansion capital.png

Expansion Capital:

to fund M&A opportunities

LP secondaries.png

LP Secondaries:

to help LPs who want to change their strategies and have someone on hand to buy them out quickly when this happens 


Leadership Transition Capital:
to help junior partners enter the partnership, and/or to provide an exit for founders by securitising their economics

Partnership and advice


Meaningful Impact: 
to amplify impact through measurement, management and reporting

corp governance.png

Best Practice: 
to deliver best practice governance and reporting

business integrity .png

Talent Management: 
to provide hands-on help in recruiting and retaining key people

biggest names .png

Client Development: 
to help scale by making managers attractive to institutional investors and increase interactions with potential investors


Marketing Support: 
to give access to our networks

portfolio management.png

Business Strategy: 
to develop bespoke management development projects and provide strategic best practice advice


We offer true partnership, investing more than money. We invest our experience and expertise to help impact managers scale much faster. Investing in them and investing alongside them.

We will help you raise your next fund

We are practical and hands-on, working with you to:

  • create your fundraising go-to-market plan;

  • produce marketing materials;

  • develop a list of target LPs;

  • practice and refine your pitch and provide you with introductions to placement agents and LPs we know.

How we partner with you

We structure our investment in you to ensure that we are aligned with your success. If you do well, we do well.

bottom of page