While at IPEM 2020 in Cannes at the end of January, Unquote's Denise Ko Genovese spoke to Coller Capital partner Francois Aguerre. Aguerre explained why co-investments will likely remain a preferable option for large LPs as opposed to ramping up direct investing activities – not least because of the struggle to attract and retain top talent when competing with PE firms. He also shared his thoughts on the continued growth of the secondaries space.
Exponent said in a statement that the dessert producer has international expansion potential
Pinto will lead the investment strategy of Appian, which specialises in assets across the mining sector
Planned exit comes six years after software investor Gro Capital invested €6m in Trifork for a 20% stake
Fund makes primary and secondary investments in venture capital funds and co-investments in select portfolio companies