TORONTO, April 1, 2010 — Kensington Global Private Equity Fund is pleased to announce the sale of the investment in the Vitruvian Investment Partnership (“VIP”), managed by Vitruvian Partners, an independent private equity firm specializing in middle-market buyouts, growth buyouts and growth capital investments in the UK and elsewhere in Northern Europe.
The Kensington Global Private Equity Fund offers individual investors a diversified portfolio of world-class private equity investments, including hard-to-access private equity funds and direct investments in private companies. Traditionally, investments in private equity have only been available to investors who could meet very high minimum investment thresholds. The Kensington Global Private Equity Fund was established to make these investment opportunities available to the broader investing public.
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