UWC congratulates Lenna Koszarny on deserved award

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July 4,2022 539
UWC congratulates Lenna Koszarny on deserved award

Lenna Koszarny, Founding Partner & CEO of Horizon Capital and Vice President of the Ukrainian World Congress was recognized in Private Equity International’s 2022 Women of Influence in Private Markets list; 1 of 10 women in the private equity category.

July 4, 2022 – Horizon Capital is honored to announce that Lenna Koszarny, its Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer, was recognized in Private Equity International’s (PEI) 2022 Women of Influence in Private Markets list as a woman “redrawing the private markets landscape.” She was named as one of 10 women demonstrating excellence in the private equity category, and acknowledged for establishing Horizon Capital as a leader in CEE private equity with $1.1 billion in AUM, numerous successful exits, and since the full-fledged invasion of Ukraine, demonstrating leadership in supporting the country and the firm’s portfolio companies.

This is the second annual Women of Influence in Private Markets list PEI Media has compiled. The list includes 60 trailblazing women in six categories, selected from over 600 nominations by PEI Media’s editorial teams from Private Equity International, Private Debt Investor, Infrastructure Investor, PERE and Venture Capital Journal. Ms. Koszarny is honored to be recognized alongside Anne Fossemalle, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s Director of Equity Funds, as well as preeminent women leaders at Partners Group, KKR, CVC Capital Partners, General Atlantic, CPP Investments, Commonfund Capital, APG Asset Management, and Graphine Partners.

“This is an immense honor to be recognized alongside such inspiring and incredible women leaders in private equity, and particularly meaningful for our entire team at Horizon Capital at this time. Our achievements are the result of the bold vision and exemplary leadership of the high-performing founders whom we back, our exceptional team of top-notch professionals, and steadfast commitment to our mission, principles, purpose and pursuit of excellence. I accept this recognition on behalf of all the incredible women leaders in Ukraine, who inspire me every day through their bravery, strength, resilience, fortitude and commitment to their country, their families and their communities”, said Lenna Koszarny, Founding Partner & CEO.

In March 2022, Horizon Capital was also named 2021 Firm of the Year for Central and Eastern Europe by Private Equity International, with 90,000 votes cast by industry professionals.


Horizon Capital is the leading private equity firm in Emerging Europe, backed by over 40 institutional investors with a capital base of over $570 billion, over $1.1 billion in assets under management, and a tenure of 28 years in the region. The firm is a growth equity investor backing visionary entrepreneurs leading transformational businesses. Horizon Capital is known for its strong team, high governance standards, hands-on value creation, and successful track record. More at

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