Syntaxis Capital, a specialist mezzanine provider for Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), has reached a first close on EUR 140m for its second fund, just over half of its undisclosed target.
UCL Technology Fund closed on £50m in January 2016 and is now fully deployed
All five lawyers have joined from Clifford Chance and will focus on mandates for private equity firms
Deal is part of a buy-and-build strategy pursued by the GP to strengthen Italcanditi's market position
Tavola already owns Frische und Service's Swiss market peer Ceposa, which it acquired in 2018