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Why CVC Capital Partners for Private Equity? / Overview of CVC Capital Partners


Overview


CVC Capital Partners is a leading European private equity firm with €133B in AUM. CVC operates many funds by geography and strategy, such as private equity, secondaries, and credit.


The firm has consistently won various awards for its impact in the European private markets, having been named Large-Cap Firm of the Year in 2021.


CVC Capital Partners Overview


Remember that in order to craft a great answer to the common question "Why this Firm?", it's your responsibility to read articles and speak with employees. If you are interviewing with CVC Capital Partners, you should make sure you know:


  • 1 deal that the investment team you are recruiting with has done

  • 1 person at the firm (ideally someone who would have influence over your recruiting process)

  • 1 business model-specific detail to mention


We explain how to answer qualitative questions and research private equity firms in our Private Equity Course. We also teach how to build LBO models and prepare for case study interviews.



Big 3 Qualitative Questions




Selected Transaction


CVC acquired a majority stake in sports nutrition company The Quality Group.

  • Transaction Description: CVC Capital Partners VIII LP agreed to acquire an unknown majority stake in The Quality Group GmbH. CVC Fund VIII will invest alongside all previous owners of TQG, who will reinvest in the business as minority shareholders.

  • Transaction Date: Announced May 2022

  • Press Release


Fact Sheet


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  • Company Name: CVC Capital Partners

  • Firm Category: Private Equity / Upper Middle Market

  • Ticker: CVC Capital Partners is a private held company

  • Founded: 1981

  • Assets Under Management: €133B

  • Flagship Private Equity Fund Size: CVC Capital Partners Fund VIII (€21.3B raised in 2020)

  • Chief Executive Officer: Rob Lucas

  • Headquarters: Luxembourg, Luxembourg


Resources


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