Investment Strategy

OpCapita is a specialist investor, investing in underperforming businesses in the retail, consumer and leisure sectors in Western and Northern Europe. We have decades of operational experience and deliver value by focussing on the operations of each business. The OpCapita team has a long track record of turning businesses around in these sectors.


Typical characteristics we look for in a company are:


  • Businesses in the retail, consumer and leisure industries
  • Businesses of scale with c. €250m-€1 billion turnover and continued consumer relevance
  • Operationally underperforming relative to its potential and/or peers
  • Identifiable plan to address areas of operational underperformance
  • Operational leverage sufficient to generate earnings improvement through the application of OpCapita’s in-house operational and financial skills