shaPE Capital is a private equity fund of funds investment company listed on the SWX Swiss Exchange. Launched in 2001, the group is the private equity arm of Bank Julius Baer.
shaPE Capital is a global fund focusing mainly on buyout and later-stage funds, and to a lesser extent on venture capital funds. The firm also invests directly into unquoted companies via co-investment and purchases secondary positions.
As of the end of 2007, 40 percent of shaPE's total commitments had a 2007 or 2008 vintage year compared to 8 percent and 16 percent for 2006 and 2005 vintages. The remaining 36 percent were allocated to older vintage periods ranging mainly from 2000 to 2004.