Unquote speaks to Bregal Milestone’s Cyrus Shey and HPE Growth’s Manfred Krikke about the European growth equity landscape, how this has changed over time, and what it means to be a growth equity investor.
Growth equity has emerged a distinct style of investing and ownership, with both challenges and opportunities lying ahead.
In this episode, Shey and Krikke join Harriet Matthews to dive into each firm’s strategy, the operational skillset needed to work with and develop a growth equity company and its founders, and the future of the industry.
0:00 – Intro
1:14 – Growth equity: a definition
5:12 – Development over time
16:59 – The LP perspective
23:08 – Competitors or collaborators?
27:37 – What’s next for growth equity?
Theme music: ©2012 Kick Up The Fire.