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Sep 20 2010 | 1:29am ET
Times are tough for alternative investment firms looking to raise money. LGT Capital Partners hasn’t noticed.
The Swiss hedge fund and private equity firm has boosted its assets by more than a quarter over the past two years, raising some US$4 billion.
LGT alone accounts for almost half of the €2 billion raised this year by funds of private equity funds, pulling in €562 million for its Crown Premium IV fund and €429 million for its Crown Europe Middle Market II fund.
“We focus on smaller and mid-market funds which were less impacted by the crisis, whereas some investors were overweight towards mega-buyout funds,” partner Tycho Sneyers told Financial News. “Our strategy has helped keep returns at a steady level and attracted further investment.”
Jan 23 2015 | 1:00pm ET
In our new section, FINtech Focus, we will profile one of these firms each week. While fintech is a broad category, we will be focusing on firms that specifically cater to the alternative investment industry. Read more…