Greg Gille interviewed Helen Steers, a partner and head of the European investment team at Pantheon, during the IPEM conference in Cannes on 23 January. Steers shared her insights on emerging managers, the current fundraising environment, Pantheon's focus on secondaries, and more.
Held in Cannes over 22-24 January, IPEM gathered more than 1,900 industry participants to network and discuss the latest trends affecting the global private equity industry.
Transaction also financed with a €10m senior debt from LCL, BNP Paribas, Bred Banque Populaire and CIC
GP acquires a 49% stake in the company for €1.06bn, while the reminder is retained by current owner Atlantia
LDC invested £20m in Mitrefinch in 2016 for a minority stake and has supported the company in doubling revenues
Omega managing director Claudio Nessi and principal Francesco Draetta will join the company's board