Marcena Capital to ease fund commitments in light of covid-19

The London-based investment firm plans to reduce fund commitment activity light of the global pandemic.

Institution: Marcena Capital
Headquarters: London, United Kingdom
AUM: £100 million

Marcena Capital plans to slow down the pace of its private equity fund commitments in light of the covid-19 outbreak, a contact at the firm informed Private Equity International.

Marcena Capital also stated that despite its intention to ease its commitment pacing, the firm remains keen on opportunistically searching for first-time fund managers over the next 12 months despite the crisis. What’s more, Marcena Capital expects its allocation towards private equity to remain consistent over the same time period.

The £100 million ($126 million; €112 million) London-based investment firm has an appetite for global private equity funds focused on a range of strategies such as buyouts, turnaround, mezzanine, secondaries and venture capital.

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