For the
long run

Straco is an independent entrepreneurial investment firm that focuses on long term sustainable and profitable growth investments in Europe.


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Straco is a Belgian independent private equity firm emerged from an entrepreneurial family background.

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“We support ambitious companies and their management team in achieving long term growth. Straco currently operates in the Benelux, UK, France, Germany, Poland and is looking to invest in growth initiatives designed to drive long term value creation. When we seek to acquire market leading companies, we aim to differentiate our firm through our focus and speed that enables us to move substantially faster as compared to traditional private equity firms which makes us a very reliable partner in a transaction. We are very patient in our approach but we spend significant time getting to the bottom of what drives a business so that if we understand and like a business, we seek to pursue a transaction with a very high conviction."

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“We are an active and engaged shareholder, supporting ambitious people in achieving long-term growth objectives for their business. We target buy-in and buy-out opportunities where we can bring added value thanks to our strategic and operational experience. Straco is active in the Benelux, whilst having a significant footprint in the UK, France and Eastern Europe.”

real estate

Straco is an active real estate investor across different real estate investment strategies. Real estate has been a part of the firm’s strategy since 1983 when we first began pursuing real estate opportunities through our Company Odebrecht. Since then Odebrecht has become a leading Belgian project developer focusing on high-end residential development. Next to our project development activities we also manage a sizable retail and industrial real estate investment portfolio consisting of more than 50 properties.

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    Property portfolio

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    Offices & semi-industrial


Contact us

Rijvisschestraat 122, B - 9052 Ghent, Belgium
+ 32 9 241 54 90