David Smith, a senior managing director on the co-investment team at Capital Dynamics, was in attendance at IPEM 2020 to discuss all things co-investment. He stopped by the studio to talk to Unquote associate editor Denise Ko Genovese about why the hype around co-investments is not just a passing phase, and how Capital Dynamics builds up co-investment portfolios and maintain long-term GP relationships.
Charcoal and natural additives company saw final bids from two banks and one direct lender
VCs including the Swiss Entrepreneurs Fund, BtoV and Ringier Digital Ventures also participated
Around 40 existing and new LPs, including British Patient Capital and the EIF, participated
Fund will invest in buyouts, recapitalisations and carve-outs of both profitable and underperforming businesses