This claim has now been settled with no admission of wrongdoing by CVC. Our joint statement is set out below:

"CVC Capital Partners and Lisa Lee have reached a confidential agreement to resolve Ms. Lee's claims. Both parties believe that the private equity industry benefits from the diversity of its talent and that continuing to recruit and develop a diverse pool is an important goal. As part of its ongoing initiatives in this area, CVC will consult with Ms. Lee over the coming months regarding matters of diversity and inclusion, including improving opportunities for women."