Strategic Equity

ICG Strategic Equity (“ICGSE”) is a specialist private equity (PE) investor focused exclusively on GP-led transactions. Since its launch in 2014, ICGSE has executed a variety of customised liquidity and structural solutions for high-quality businesses alongside some of the world’s leading general partners.

Regions

  • North America
  • Western Europe

ICGSE is one of the largest funds globally that is focused exclusively on GP-led transactions.

Strategic Equity focuses on driving long-term capital appreciation by constructing a portfolio of select sponsor-led bespoke liquidity transactions (termed “GP-led transactions”) involving established PE funds and their underlying assets.

 

Strategic Equity targets GP-led transactions in which capital can be deployed to support high-quality businesses whose ownership dynamics limit the existing GP’s ability to drive value-maximising outcomes at these underlying businesses.

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In the news

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2022
17 May 2022
Zips Car Wash to Continue Growth Momentum with Additional Investment from Atlantic Street Capital
ASC partnered with ICG Strategic Equity17 May 2022
2021
05 Oct 2021
CAA completes major add-on after TPG closes out single-asset deal
ICG Strategic Equity, Goldman Sachs and Neuberger Berman invest in Creative Artists Agency05 Oct 2021
2021
19 May 2021
Clearlake runs $2bln-plus single-asset deal on software company DigiCert
Deal is being led by ICG Strategic Equity, which has led or co-led each of Clearlake's Icon funds19 May 2021
2021
23 Apr 2021
Wheel Pros draws hot demand for Triple C bond
Designer, manufacturer and distributor of proprietary branded aftermarket vehicle enhancements receives investment from ICG Strategic Equity23 Apr 2021
2021
06 Apr 2021
Mill Rock Capital Completes Significant Investment in The Execu|Search Group in Partnership with ICG
ICG Strategic Equity partners to invest in leading full-service recruitment firm06 Apr 2021
2020
17 Dec 2020
Clifford Chance advises ICG as lead on GP-led for nuclear medicine specialist Curium Pharma
ICG Strategic Equity is lead investor in CapVest’s GP-led secondary in one of the largest single-asset secondary transactions to take place in 202017 Dec 2020
2020
26 Jun 2020
Clifford Chance advises ICG Strategic Equity on Providence's single-asset secondary transaction
ICG Strategic Equity (ICG) on a single-asset restructuring of Providence Equity Partner's 2007-vintage fund for HSE24 Multichannel, a leading European home-shopping network which provides television, online and mobile shopping solutions and is headquartered in Germany26 Jun 2020
2019
01 Aug 2019
Affirma Capital completes $1-bn management buyout of Stanchart's PE biz
Newly formed emerging markets private equity platform, has completed its management buyout, backed by ICG Strategic Equity01 Aug 2019

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