von Braun & Schuiber Private Equity Partners (B&S) is one of the leading institutional fund of
funds managers in Germany with offices in both the United States and Europe. B&S is completely
independent from any institution and is directed .olely by its four managing directors who are
supported by five senior advisors and a team of research, investment and portfolio managers.
B&S specializes in the management of venture capital and buyout funds of funds and - since its
formation in 1999 concentrates on fulfilling the needs and goals of institutional investors In
particular. However, through selected intermediaries, private clients are also approached.
B&S offers its clients standard and and tailored funds of funds and also provides a wide range of
administrative services. B&S investors are mainly insurance companies, pension funds, foundations and family offices. With B&S Select 2008, B&S is currently raising its fifth fund of funds, and the fourth in the B&S Select series. Like its predecessors funds of funds, B&S Select 2008 will be invested in a diversified portfolio of primary and secondary commitments to buyout and venture capital private equity funds that are mainly domiciled or have a regional focus in Europe and the US. Although B&S is not a pure secondary player, B&S emphasiHs investments in secondaries to mitigate the effects of the J-curve - those commitments can and often do offer accelerated payback versus primary commitments. In addition B&S also invests in the segment of distressed debt for control investments, e.g. with its dedicated fund-of-funds B&S Opportunity 2007.