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.
Fund invests in renewable chemistry, regenerative medicine and agri-food across the Netherlands, Belgium and parts of Germany
Company will operate with the GP's existing test and measurement companies in the US and Denmark
Numerous Italian GPs with a generalist approach have reshaped their activity towards the tech sector
GP plans to merge Atlantic with portfolio company Maced, in which it acquired a majority stake last year