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2020-07-27

IK Investment Partners has reached an agreement to sell APOSAN to Santé Cie Group

Lyon / Cologne / Hamburg / Paris / Frankfurt, 27nd July 2020 – Santé Cie Group, a leading company in the French home medical assistance (HMA) market - offering medico-technical equipment, consumables and services to patients at home - announces the acquisition of a majority stake in APOSAN, a leading German pharmaceutical homecare provider and ophthalmic compounder. The stake will be acquired from the IK Small Cap I Fund, which is advised by IK Investment Partners. The acquisition is welcomed by Ardian, Group HLD, UI Gestion and Santé Cie’s management team who welcome APOSAN’s management team as a future minority shareholder in the Group. Santé Cie is majority-owned by Ardian.

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2020-05-29

IK Investment Partners raises €2.85 billion for its ninth Mid Cap fund

IK Investment Partners (“IK” or “the Firm”), a leading Pan-European private equity firm, is pleased to announce that it has closed its ninth Mid Cap fund, the IK IX Fund (“the Fund”), having reached its hard cap of €2.85 billion. IK’s previous Mid Cap fund, IK VIII, raised €1.85 billion in 2016.

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2020-05-11

IK strengthens its approach to capital markets appointing Thierry Aoun as Capital Markets Director

IK Investment Partners (“IK”), a leading Pan-European private equity firm, is pleased to announce that Thierry Aoun has joined the Firm as Director and Head of Capital Markets. Thierry will be based in IK’s London office and will be responsible for new acquisition financing and capital market activities for IK’s portfolio companies.

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2020-03-02

IK Investment Partners appoints Tom Salmon as Small Cap Partner

IK Investment Partners (“IK”), a leading Pan-European private equity firm, is pleased to announce that Tom Salmon has joined the Small Cap team as a Partner. Tom will be based in IK’s London office, primarily focusing on the origination of investment opportunities in the UK with an Enterprise Value of up to c. €100m.

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2020-01-23

IK Investment Partners joins Amin Khiari and Quilvest by investing in GEDH to accelerate its development

Groupe EDH (“GEDH” or the “Group”), controlled by Quilvest Capital Partners (“Quilvest”) and Amin Khiari, has announced that IK Investment Partners (“IK”), a leading Pan-European private equity firm, has acquired a minority stake in the Group. The investment demonstrates a common willingness to pursue a strong development strategy for the private higher education Group, expanding both in France and internationally.

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2020-01-22

SCHEMA Group adds Docware to its portfolio of companies

SCHEMA Group, a developer of software solutions for content lifecycle management (Component Content Management System SCHEMA ST4 and Content Delivery Solution SCHEMA CDS), is completing a full takeover of Docware GmbH with effect from 20 January 2020. The service information system manufacturer is the latest addition to the SCHEMA Group’s portfolio of companies. SCHEMA Group had already reinforced their position in this area back in May 2019, by increasing its stake in TID Informatik from 27% to 100%. With the acquisition of Docware GmbH, the SCHEMA Group is now even stronger in this sector. In addition, the SCHEMA Group develops software solutions for generating and maintaining ‘Technical Information’, which, in combination with ‘Service Information’, is seen as the basis for smart content integration into Industry 4.0 and the Internet-of-Things devices.

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2020-01-13

IK Investment Partners acquires Acture Groep

IK Investment Partners (“IK”), a leading Pan-European private equity firm, is pleased to announce that the IK Small Cap II Fund has reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Acture Groep (“Acture” or “the Company”) from the Company’s founders. Financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed.

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2020-01-09

IK Investment Partners to sell CID Lines

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