Swiss alternative asset management firm LGT Capital Partners has held a first close on $2.5bn for its fourth dedicated secondaries vehicle, Crown Global Secondaries IV.
GP is deploying capital from its Fund VII, which held a final close in 2017 on its €15.5bn hard-cap
GPs deploy an extra €4bn in aggregate value across European buyouts in the first two months of the year compared to 2017
Manuloc acquires Francetruck, a French heavy-handling equipment rental and maintenance service
Atex's management team will retain a minority stake and stay on with the company