Scott Sage of DFJ Esprit speaks to Karin Wasteson about the return of traditional investors to venture capital and exciting new technology trends in Europe.
According to Sage, a partner at venture capital firm DFJ Esprit, some of the more traditional types of investors, including pension funds, investment banks and fund-of-funds, are returning to the venture...
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