BlackFin Capital Partners has appointed Damien Lestang as managing director in the firm's buyout team.
Lestang spent 11 years at Advent International, where he was director and took part in mid- and large-cap transactions in France and Europe. Prior to joining Advent, Lestang was part of BNP Paribas's...
LP has previously made investments in CVC's European funds, as well as many mid-market funds
First funding round will support the group's expansion overseas
Shares are placed at €31.60 apiece, which would bring total proceeds up to €411m
Allianz will secure a minority stake, and a representative will join the management board