German state supports RiverRock SME direct lending fund


RiverRock European Capital Partners has held the final closing for its European Opportunities Fund (EOF), a direct lending fund focused on small and medium-sized companies in Europe.

The final close brings capital commitments to €169 million. New commitments have come from the German Ministry of Economics and Technology and LfA Förderbank Bayern, alongside other European institutional investors and some family offices. Existing investors included the European Investment Fund (EIF).

The EOF is a five-year fund targeting direct lending to strong, small to mid-sized European companies that require growth or working capital in order to develop their businesses. The