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CVC is a subsidiary of Citigroup under the name Citicorp Venture Capital. In 1993 the management team purchased the division and spun out to form CVC Capital Partners, a global private equity and investment advisory firm with a network of offices across Europe, the Americas, and the Asia-Pacific regions. CVC's private equity platform comprises seven strategies; Europe & the Americas, Asia, Growth Partners, Strategic Opportunities, Credit, Secondaries through Glendower Capital, and Infrastructure through DIF Capital Partners. The Europe & Americas strategy seeks to invest in cash-generative businesses located across the Americas and Europe that occupy defensible market positions, generate predictable cash flows, and possess a diversified customer base. The Asia-focused strategy makes control, co-control, and structured minority investments in businesses that benefit from the local rising middle class and other demographic and secular trends in the region. CVC Growth Partners, launched in 2014, is focused on high-growth companies operating in the software and tech-enabled business services sectors, primarily targeting North American and European investments. CVC's Strategic Opportunities platform targets North American and European businesses that may not suit a traditional private equity mandate. CVC Credit Partners (CCP) is a debt manager whose service combines industry practice across origination, investment and credit evaluation, portfolio management, and trading. CVC Credit Partners are used to manage credit and special situations hedge funds. CCP aims to work with investors to deliver risk-adjusted returns. The firm provides tailored, flexible, and value-added solutions for investors seeking access to speculative-grade credit instruments. CCP is experienced in sourcing, evaluating, managing, and monitoring credit across the spectrum of sub-investment grade products. It has the ability to offer investment management in loans, bonds, subordinated debt, specialized situations, and structured credit. In January 2022 CVC entered into a merger and strategic partnership with London-headquartered secondary fund manager Glendower Capital. Glendower Capital continues to operate under its own brand name but is a part of CVC Capital Partners. In September 2023, CVC announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Amsterdam-based DIF Capital Partners, an infrastructure manager focused on core/build-to-core funds and core-plus funds. DIF will continue to be led by its own management and will retain independence over its operations and investment decisions.
Asset Class No. of Funds Currently Managed Funds Raised in Last 10 Years Est. Dry Powder Strategies
Private Equity 21 Buyout, Divestiture, Expansion / Late Stage, Growth, Management Buy-in, Management Buyout, Privatisation, Public to Private, Restructuring, Turnaround
Real Estate - -
Private Debt 8 CLOs, Direct Lending, Distressed Debt, Mezzanine, Special Situations, Blended / Opportunistic Debt, Senior Debt, Unitranche Debt
Infrastructure - -
Natural Resources - -
Asset Class No. of Funds Currently Managed AuM Date of AuM Strategies
Hedge Funds 0 -

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160 Known Decision Makers

Contact Name Position Location Email Telephone Asset Class
Investor Relations London, UK PE
Co-Founder, Co-Chair & Managing Partner London, UK PE
Co-Founder, Co-Chair & Managing Partner St Helier, Jersey PE
Director Singapore, Singapore PE
Director London, UK PD

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33 Private Capital Funds Managed

Fund Name Vintage Strategy Status Fund Structure Closed Size (MN) Target Size (MN) Primary Region Focus
Buyout Closed Commingled Europe
Direct Lending - Senior Debt Raising Commingled Europe
Direct Lending - Senior Debt Closed Commingled Europe
Buyout Second Close Commingled Asia
Co-Investment Closed Separately Managed Account Europe

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14 Hedge Funds Managed

Fund Name Share Classes Inception Date Core Strategy Status Latest AUM
Special Situations Liquidated
Special Situations Liquidated
Special Situations Liquidated
Multi-Strategy Liquidated
Multi-Strategy Liquidated

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271 Known Investors

Investor Number of Funds Type City Country Asset Class
4 Private Sector Pension Fund PE
1 Private Sector Pension Fund PE
1 Private Equity Fund of Funds Manager PE
5 Fund of Funds Manager PE
6 Listed Fund of Funds Manager PE

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