Grafine Partners and Stanley Capital have formed a significant strategic partnership. The deal will combine Stanley’s research and technology-driven approach to private equity with Grafine’s ability to meet evolving needs of institutional investors to create a new platform in Europe.

Stanley Capital is a middle-market investment firm concentrated on sustainable businesses across healthcare, technology and resource efficiency sectors. The firm has proven track record of deriving value and has a total of $3.7 billion in equity invested.

Grafine is a women-led alternative investment firm operating with a creative approach to private capital. The firm provides investors with direct access to deals and investment opportunities.

“Our partnership with Stanley Capital reflects the confidence we have in the firm’s differentiated approach, their collective experience and the talented investment team they have built,” said Elizabeth Weymouth, founder and managing partner of Grafine. “This transaction fits squarely within our mission to act as a principal investor and support the growth of the next generation of best-in-class investment managers.”