Emerging from the recessions, GPs are facing a new reality in their LP relations. Investors are becoming increasingly selective, and approach negotiations with more assertiveness. However, as Francinia Protti-Alvarez finds, the new GP/LP relationship could still be one of balance rather than a zero-sum game.
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