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Umbra advises and co-invests with Leon Capital

We are delighted to announce that Umbra Capital Partners acted as financial adviser to Leon Capital and equity co-investor in their majority investment in Xynteo.

Xynteo is a strategic advisory firm exclusively dedicated to providing sustainability and energy transition services to some of the world’s largest companies. In addition to providing strategic financial and debt advisory, we are a co-investor in the equity alongside Leon Capital and will be a minority shareholder in the business going forward.

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Christos Lavidas, Co-founder and Managing Partner at Leon Capital, said: “Thank you to the Umbra team for their assistance in arranging the debt facility and co-investing in the equity, proving to be a truly aligned partner. Their modern merchant banking model, combining corporate finance advice and capital sourcing, from their wealth management clients amongst others, has added significant value.

Alexander Langmuir, Partner at Umbra Capital said: “Many congratulations to the Leon team and Xynteo. We are delighted to have advised Leon Capital on the financing and co-invested in the equity alongside our wealth management clients. This deal is in a very exciting space and we look forward to being on the journey. This transaction demonstrates our approach — alignment and seeking long term partnership.

About Leon Capital

Leon Capital is a private equity firm, based in London, and investing in leading mid-market European tech-enabled services companies. We partner with ambitious teams to enable transformational change and build regional or international champions. We have a long-term view, a family partnership mindset, and an active management model to deliver sustainable impact for all stakeholders. The Leon Capital team has successfully completed or been involved in over 45 transactions, representing €6 billion in equity invested, and direct operational experience across 20 portfolio companies. For more information, please visit:

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