Key facts

  • IK was founded in 1989
  • We have a unique geographic footprint across Northern Continental Europe
  • We invest in companies with growth ambitions and international potential
  • There are currently 28 companies in our portfolio
  • They generate revenue from more than 100 different countries
  • They employ almost 19,000 people and generate sales of more than €2.9bn (2016)
  • Over the past 28 years, we have raised 9 funds and made over 100 direct acquisitions
  • Since inception, we have raised over €9bn and realised over €12.2bn
  • We are responsible investors and our firm is a signatory to the UN Global Compact Initiative
  • IK founded and supports IKARE, a venture philanthropy foundation, which has helped to reduce disease, create jobs and take hundreds of people out of poverty

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