Greg Gille caught up with Hamilton Lane's head of EMEA, Jim Strang, at the IPEM conference in Cannes on 29 January. Strang shared his insights on the key trends facing private markets. He discussed the performance of private equity versus public markets and some of the key challenges the buoyant fundraising environment has created for investors – such as rising valuations and the risk of strategy drift.
Fund has a focus on sectors benefiting from the fourth industrial revolution
Bain & Co's investment was coupled with the recently secured $200m funding from CVC Growth Partners
JC Flowers and Reggeborgh are majority shareholders in the listed Netherlands-based bank
Alex Snodgrass, an investor at BGF, will take a seat on the board of the digital consultancy