Scala Fund Advisory is a specialised advisory and fundraising boutique dedicated to alternative investments. We offer solutions to best in class private equity fund managers and professional investors globally. We have offices in London, Stockholm and Helsinki.

Our team has over 60 years of combined private equity fundraising, investor relations and business development experience. Our home market is Europe and parts of Asia. In total our network of relationships covers more than 500 top-tier institutional investors.

The Scala Fund Advisory team was responsible for fundraising and investor relations at a leading Nordic multi-strategy private equity firm for 15 years. Our General Partner “DNA” means that we are not only a distribution network. We have a deep understanding of the private equity business as a whole, enabling us to assist General Partners facing different challenges like succession, governance, conflicts of interest, incentives, reporting and valuations.

As a specialised private equity advisor, we aim to build long term partnerships with our clients. For the professional investors in our global network, our objective is to present high quality and best suited investment opportunities.

Currently we are fundraising for:

– Swedish small-cap buyout fund
– Northleaf (North American mid-market secondary fund)
– Rothschild FACP (US mid-market sector-focused buyout fund)
– Hamilton Lane (separate mandate vehicle to access US and European large-cap buyout funds)
– Evolver (Finnish and Swedish small-cap buyout fund)

Our Services


Services for fund managers

At Scala, we only work with a handful of best-in-class fund managers from around the world at any given time. This makes us highly selective and ensures that we give 100% to each fundraising mandate that we take on. Scala offers tailor-made services to suit the needs of both established and emerging managers, from full-scale global fundraisings to regional and top up mandates.

Secondaries Services

Services for investors

The secondaries market is now ever more liquid that it has become an essential tool in managing institutional private equity portfolios. The aim may be to adjust vintage, geography or strategy exposures, to reduce over-diversification or to free up capital for new opportunities. At Scala, we have a wide network of international secondaries buyers and provide institutional investors with independent advice and fully managed auction services.

Strategic Advice

Services for investors

Building a consistently high performing private equity portfolio requires long-term commitment and a solid but dynamic investment strategy. Our services include creation and implementation of private equity strategy, fund monitoring, bespoke fund search and due diligence services.

Our Team


Scala Fund Advisory helps to raise a Nordic real estate fund at hard cap of €425 million

Scala advised CapMan Real Estate in the raising of their new pan-Nordic fund. The fund was oversubscribed and reached the hard cap with €425 million of equity commitments from Nordic, European and US institutional investors. Scala introduced 12 new investors to the fund. Scala has …

Scala Fund Advisory announces US and European large buyout mandate

Scala Fund Advisory has raised more than $70 million for a US and European large buyout mandate. The mandate will be managed by Hamilton Lane, a global private markets asset management firm, and will enable Finnish institutions to gain access to some of the most …

Summer greetings from Scala

The first six business months since Scala’s inception have shown great demand for our services. During H1 2016, Scala has completed four fund closings and several international secondary transactions. Additionally, Scala has advised institutional investors in their alternative asset strategy creation and implementation. In order …

Scala Fund Advisory raises €100 million Nordic private debt fund

The Nest Capital Nordic Private Debt Fund will support the growth of small and medium-sized companies by providing flexible credit solutions.  The investors are European and Nordic institutions including insurance companies and pension funds as well as foundations and family offices. At Scala we see …

Scala Fund Advisory raises capital for €40 million Finnish logistics asset

The property is located in Helsinki Metropolitan Area with the governmental National Board of Antiques as the main tenant. The investors consist of corporate pension funds, foundations and family offices. The opportunity attracted a lot of interest with investors appreciating the stable annual rental income …

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