These are exciting times at IK. Activity levels are high, we have a strong pipeline of transactions and there is a feeling of optimism across our business. In recent months, we have made several great investments and crystallised two rewarding exits, while our portfolio companies continue to make good progress.
Over the past few months, we have made three new investments, completed a successful exit and closed our latest Fund, IK VII.
Welcome to the summer 2013 edition of IK News. As a firm dedicated to delivering genuine growth in our portfolio companies, buy and build is a fundamental part of our strategy. Over the past two years, therefore, IK-backed businesses have made more than 30 acquisitions, expanding their product base or geographic footprint in the process.
Welcome to the winter 2012 edition of IKNews. This is special issue because it includes the results of a survey carried out among the CEOs of our portfolio companies.
Welcome to the latest edition of IK News,a feature packed summer 2012 edition. In thisissue,we focus our attention on our investment inAttendo, our Nordic provider of social and healthcare, interview the CEO of Snacks International,and bring good news from Uganda where IKAREcontinuesto support the SOS project aiming tostamp out sleeping sickness.