As an asset class with a buy-to-sell cycle that typically lasts around five to seven years, you would be forgiven for thinking that private equity could weather the storm of Covid-19 more smoothly than other, more inherently volatile asset classes, can. That’s partly true.
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German family-equity company Haniel has become a regional cornerstone investor of Gilde Investment Management's Gilde Healthcare V fund.
Scottish private equity firm Par Equity, an existing investor in Glasgow-based cashback app Swipii, has invested an additional GBP1 million into the company.
Activa Capital’s portfolio company Alliance Etiquettes, a French company producing label printing for the wine & spirits industry, is acquiring 5 Sept Etiquette as part of its consolidation strategy.
Lloyds Banking Group’s private equity arm LDC has invested GBP11million in James and James Fulfilment to boost its software services and operating infrastructure.
As governments impose travel bans, schools and museums close down, countries go into lockdown and London’s Trafalgar Square is eerily quiet, it’s safe to say that the global economy is in the eye of the storm.
C5 Capital’s founder and managing partner, Andre Pienaar speaks with tangible passion when discussing the potential for investing in female entrepreneurs in the cybersecurity space. As one of the UK’s foremost cybersecurity VC investors, C5 Capital knows what to look for when assessing innovation in the sector. In Pienaar’s view “for the future success of the sector we have to diversify”.