12 April 2022

Capital A invests in CVmaker

Capital A invests in CVmaker, the fastest growing online career platform of Europe

Capital A, a Dutch investment firm with focus on companies in the Benelux with clear growth potential, partners up with CVmaker. CVmaker is the largest European career platform with a focus on the generation of CVs and cover letters, as well as matching relevant vacancies and organizing the application process.

The CVmaker team will, together with Capital A, continue its growth strategy that brought the company from a local Dutch platform to an internationally active career platform that is active in over 50 countries worldwide. With its user-friendly platform, CVmaker acquired a unique position in the market where potential employees can easily generate their own professional CV and accompanying cover letter. The users of the platform are guided through this process by CVmaker's state-of-the-art software that helps them to create documents that draw the attention of potential employers and should give them a higher chance to land their dream job. CVmaker has the ambition to accelerate its growth by expanding to new countries and optimizing its performance in the countries that it is already active in.

“We are happy that we found a good partner in Capital A that is able to - with their extensive expertise and experience - support us in our international ambitions”, say the founders of CVmaker.

“We are very impressed by the performance that the CVmaker team has achieved in the past few years. Their hard work laid the groundwork for the future growth for CVmaker in the international market of career development. We are happy that we can support CVmaker in the next steps of its growth trajectory and are excited to work together with this team." says Arne Hamers, Partner at Capital A.

About CVmaker

CVmaker (https://www.cvmaker.nl) was founded in 2018 and has grown over the past 4 years to become the largest and fastest growing career platform of Europe. With its 14 employees, CVmaker offers services to potential employees that are looking for professional CVs and cover letters. Through its state-of-the-art NextGen platform, CVmaker helps potential employees to improve their CVs and cover letters within a few clicks and give them a better chance at landing their dream job.

Over Capital A

Capital A is one of the longest standing private equity firms in the Netherlands with a focus on investing in fast growing (both organically as acquisitively) companies in the Benelux. Having started in the 80s as an ABN AMRO investment fund focused on SMEs, Capital A since developed itself into an independent private equity firm backed by investors like ABN AMRO, Five Arrows, Alpinvest, Bregal, LGT, entrepreneurs of previous portfolio companies and the Capital A team itself. From its offices in Amsterdam and Antwerp, Capital A manages approximately 900 million euros of assets under management and has a portfolio of over 30 companies active throughout Europe.