Change Partners was founded in 2000 by Mário Pinto, previously responsible at BPI for Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity activity (1994-2000).
In 2002 Change Partners acquired a majority stake in Comptris - Companhia Portuguesa Venture Capital, SA, established in 1989.
In 2004 the name was changed to Change Partners SCR, SA.
Until Novenber 2015 Change Partners has completed 54 investments totalizing approximately € 60 million and 41 divestments by 4 vehicles: Change SGPS, Fast Change FCR , Real Change FCR and Fast Change II FCR.
Currently Change Partners, SCR has €14 million under management, and Fast Change II FCR is the only fund in investment phase which is dedicated to Seed capital and Start-Ups with a strong innovation component and technology nature.