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 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