Impetus-PEF Private Equity Triathlon raises £150,000

The event, in its second year, saw 370 industry professionals compete.

The Impetus-PEF Private Equity Triathlon held on 12 September raised more than £150,000 ($231,000; €204,000) for initiatives that provide educational and employment support to disadvantaged young people in the United Kingdom.

The event at the Olympic rowing venue at Dorney Lake, near Windsor, and organised in association with the BVCA, saw 370 competitors from private equity and related industries take part in four races, Impetus-PEF said.

The Mergermarket Group Sprint Individual Triathlon, a 750-metre swim, 21.2km bike ride and 5km run, was won by Johannes Greffe of Summit Partners in the men’s event and Emma Young of RG Active in the women’s.

The PwC Relay Sprint Triathlon over the same distance and which required one team member to each complete a single triathlon discipline, was won by BC Partners men’s team and Simpson, Thatcher and Bartlett’s women’s team.

The CVC Advanced Sprint Triathlon, which had to be completed in less than one hour, 30 minutes, was won by CVC Capital Partner’s Richard Blackburn and Aztec Group’s Claire Kybett.

Sean Donovan of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, and Alvarez and Marsal’s Freya Riddel won the Impetus-PEF Board of Trustee’s SuperSprint Triathlon, which included a 400-metre swim, 10.6km bike ride and 2.5km run.