TORONTO, Feb. 27 /CNW/ - Kensington is pleased to announce a commitment
of (euro) 1,000,000 by the Kensington Global Private Equity Fund to Vitruvian
Investment Partnership ("VIP"), managed by Vitruvian Partners, an independent
private equity firm specializing in middle-market buyouts, growth buyouts and
growth capital investments in the UK and elsewhere in Northern Europe.
The Kensington Global Private Equity Fund offers individual investors a
diversified portfolio of world-class private equity investments, including
hard-to-access private equity funds and direct investments in private
companies. Traditionally, investments in private equity have only been
available to investors who could meet very high minimum investment thresholds.
The Kensington Global Private Equity Fund was established to make these
investment opportunities available to the broader investing public.
Kensington is Canada's leading independent private equity fund investor,
founded in 1996. To date, Kensington has received commitments of over
$350 million for private equity investments through its fund-of-funds and
direct co-investment programs. Institutional investors such as pension funds
and professional asset managers, as well as high net-worth individuals and
retail investors, hold Kensington funds. Kensington has consistently achieved
top-quartile financial returns for its investors. For more information on
Kensington and current offerings, please visit www.kcpl.ca.
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