HgCapital Trust, the listed vehicle investing in all of Hg's private equity transactions, has reported a 15% increase in NAV per diluted share over the course of 2012.
IK backed the France-based business in 2014 via its IK VII fund, which closed on €1.7bn in 2013
Move comes as funds invested in DC have exceeded £1bn, but exposure to private markets assets was already available to DB members
GP bought the fasteners and fixings manufacturer as part of a succession process for the company
Existing investors Quilvest Capital Partners and Amin Khiari retain stakes in the group