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ESG is as important to growth-stage entrepreneurs as it is to potential buyers, says Gaia Capital Partners’ founding partner, Alice Albizzati.
From scale-up investments to virtual operating models, growth-oriented investors are adjusting their value creation plans to suit today’s environment, says Will Bundy, managing director, AlixPartners.
Strong returns and accelerated digital transformation are among the factors giving weight to growth strategies.
A lot of capital is swirling around growth equity, a sign of the strategy’s growing appeal beyond buyouts and venture capital.
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The firm raised $4.5bn for its debut growth fund, which has invested in oat milk producer Oatly and music-to-internet company Epidemic Sound.
A list of the biggest growth equity funds to have closed so far, including the alternatives giant's $4.5bn vehicle which closed this month.
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As the education sector learns to embrace tech, Saar Pikar, managing director at OMERS Growth Equity, outlines edtech’s growing investment appeal.
Coronavirus and business
Growth equity investments in sectors such as tech not only remained unscathed during the GFC, they could also benefit from the covid-induced new normal, says Dr Daniel Schmidt, CEO and founder of CEPRES.

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