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ACG Private Equity buys secondaries expert BEX Capital

12 Jun 2012

European fund of funds ACG Private Equity has strengthened its secondaries business by purchasing specialist French investment firm BEX Capital.

BEX founder and president Benjamin Revillon, who was previously responsible for secondaries at AlpInvest, will join the ACG Private Equity team as managing director and co-head the fund of funds activity with Gilles Michat.

Revillon has more than 12 years’ experience in financial services, including seven in private equity and five in investment banking.

ACG PE manages dedicated and multi-investor funds of funds, which have invested on a primary and a secondary basis in more than 70 private equity funds in Western and Eastern Europe.

Its parent ACG Group, which has €1.5bn of assets under management1, recently launched fundraising for its eighth fund of funds, a secondary fund of with a target of €200m.

ACG Group founder Wladimir Mollof said, “With the integration of BEX Capital’s expertise, ACG Private Equity significantly strengthens its secondary practice.

“Benjamin Revillon’s impressive experience and track record in secondaries should clearly support the successful fundraising of ACG Europe VIII.”

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