about us

our purpose

The evolution towards ‘sustainable capitalism’ has accelerated across all investing classes including venture capital, private equity, and public equity. Lightrock is an impact investor that seeks to achieve financial as well as societal and environmental returns by investing in businesses that contribute positively to humankind and the planet. Since Lightrock's impact investing efforts have been initiated by its Founder and Chairman Prince Max von Liechtenstein, the organization aims to leverage its pioneering position and experience to scale and mainstream impact investing across asset classes over the next decade.

"An impact mindset around global megatrends combined with pioneering expertise and deep local context allows us to identify and nurture scalable high-impact business solutions to global challenges, and to build portfolios that are relevant and well-balanced from a risk and return perspective.”

Prince Max von Liechtenstein, Founder and Chairman

"I am convinced that the intersection of growth, tech and impact will become even more important in the future. I am excited we help drive this development with Lightrock and contribute to a more sustainable form of capitalism.”

Pal Erik Sjatil, CEO and Managing Partner

our team

Lightrock employs a diverse team of more than 90 private equity professionals – 40% of whom are female – from more than 14 different countries and across four continents with headquarters in London, combining extensive experience in impact investing, a strong track record in leadership, entrepreneurship and portfolio management, with extensive networks regionally and globally, and speaking more than 20 languages. Lightrock is organized as a partnership led by the Managing Partner and CEO Pal Erik Sjatil, with its Board of Directors chaired by Prince Max von Liechtenstein, who initiated LGT’s impact investing activities in 2009.

our values

mission driven
we partner with the world’s best entrepreneurs to solve the world’s biggest problems. By supporting the world’s most impactful companies, we generate more than just financial returns
we operate as a team both internally and externally. By leveraging our global network of executives and investors, we brainstorm, attempt, and resolve together
we are hungry to succeed. We are mission driven, collaborative, entrepreneur focused, and passionate because we want to win
entrepreneur focused
we understand who the star is. As the support act, we aim to be efficient with time, accurate with enquiries, and honest with feedback
we aspire for excellence. We recruit and develop extraordinary talents, collaborate with accomplished experts, think out of the box and strive for best practice
we are here because we love what we do and understand the privilege of working with game-changing companies. We are committed to being the best partner we can be

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