No second fund on the horizon for Blue Whale but a trust could happen

Targeting £3-4bn

James Baxter-Derrington
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Co-founder and chair of Blue Whale Capital Peter Hargreaves
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Co-founder and chair of Blue Whale Capital Peter Hargreaves

There are no current plans at Blue Whale Capital to launch a second fund in the near future, although the topic is of constant debate, according to co-founder and chair Peter Hargreaves.

Speaking at a Q&A, Hargreaves said that while the team debate the potential for launching other funds "a lot", the current plan was to "put all our efforts" into the debut LF Blue Whale Growth fund...

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