17Capital Interview

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Founded in 2008, 17Capital is a London, UK-based investment firm that provides financing to the private equity industry through preferred equity and net asset value-based lending structures. 17Capital manages $11 billion of assets and has over 60 employees worldwide. Bridgeport’s Alternative Income Fund and Private Equity Opportunities Fund are invested in 17Capital’s funds, which aim to generate a stable stream of income from their private equity portfolio investments, while maintaining strong downside protection through senior priority and high asset coverage.

In this interview, Bridgeport Asset Management’s President & Chief Investment Officer, John Fisher, speaks with 17Capital’s Managing Partner, Pierre-Antoine de Selancy, about the firm’s investment strategy.