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2017-08-17

DGI Logan acquires Hadco Services Inc. as part of its diversification strategy

Supported by its shareholder the IK 2007 Fund, which is advised by IK Investment Partners (IK), Doedijns Group International (DGI), through its US subsidiary Logan Industries International Corporation (DGI Logan), has acquired Hadco Services Inc. (Hadco). Hadco is a specialised repair and service company based in Mobile, Alabama.

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2017-07-31

Marle completes the acquisition of SMB Medical

Marle, the leading European orthopaedic manufacturer backed by IK VII Fund since 2016, is accelerating its development through the acquisition of SMB Medical. Marle acquired 100 percent of the shares of SMB Holding AG, the parent company of SMB Medical SA, from Swiss Patrimonium Private Equity and various minority shareholders. The transaction was closed on 27 July 2016.

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2017-07-24

IK Investment Partners to enter into exclusive negotiations with Equistone for the acquisition of Bretèche Industrie

IK Investment Partners (“IK”), a leading Pan-European private equity firm, is pleased to announce that the IK VIII Fund (“the Fund”) has entered into exclusive negotiations with Equistone Partners Europe ("Equistone") and the management team to acquire a majority stake in Bretèche Industrie Group (“Bretèche” or “the Group”), a global leading manufacturer of industrial equipment for the production of food, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic products. The management team will reinvest alongside the Fund. Financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed and the completion of the transaction is subject to regulatory approvals.

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2017-07-05

IK Investment Partners to support Third Bridge

IK Investment Partners (“IK”), a leading Pan-European private equity firm, is pleased to announce that the IK Small Cap I Fund has reached an agreement with the founders and the management team to acquire a minority stake in Third Bridge (or “the Company”), a fast-growing primary research provider with a global footprint. Financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed.

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2017-06-26

TeleComputing sells consultancy company Kentor to European IT-giant

TeleComputing, owned by the IK VII Fund, has reached an agreement with Sopra Steria (Paris:SOP) (Euronext Paris: SOP) to sell IT consultancy company Kentor with 330 employees and business operations in Stockholm, Göteborg and St. Petersburg. Kentor has since 2007 been a company in the TeleComputing group. The agreement means that TeleComputing will cultivate and strengthen the strategic focus on its core business.

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2017-06-23

IK Investment Partners to sell its stake in Izium

IK Investment Partners (“IK”), a leading Pan-European private equity firm, is pleased to announce that the IK Small Cap I Fund has reached an agreement to sell its stake in Izium (or “the Group”), one of the leaders in the French CRM outsourcing market, to Comdata. Financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed.

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2017-06-23

IK Investment Partners to support Pinard Emballages

IK Investment Partners (“IK”), a leading Pan-European private equity firm, is pleased to announce that the IK VIII Fund has reached an agreement with Thomas and Pierre-Olivier Pinard to acquire a majority stake in the family-owned company Pinard Emballages (“the Company”), a leading producer of high-end plastic bottles. The management team will reinvest alongside the IK VIII Fund and will continue managing and developing the Company.

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2017-05-22

Netel acquires 100% of the shares in Nett-Tjenester AS

Netel have made an agreement with the shareholders of Nett-Tjenester AS in Norway for acquiring all shares in the company.

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2017-05-05

IK Investment Partners to acquire Messerschmitt Systems

IK Investment Partners (“IK”) is pleased to announce that the IK Small Cap I Fund has reached an agreement with the founder to acquire Messerschmitt Systems AG (“Messerschmitt Systems” or “the Company”), a leading provider of access control and customised guest room management systems for the global hotel industry. Financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed.

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2017-05-04

Johan Van de Steen joins IK Investment Partners

IK Investment Partners (“IK”), a leading Pan-European private equity firm, is pleased to announce that Johan Van de Steen has joined the firm as Operating Partner as of April 2017. Johan will head IK’s Strategy, Operations and Business Control (SOBC) team.

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2017-04-27

IK Investment Partners to acquire Colisée

IK Investment Partners (“IK”), a leading Pan-European private equity firm, is pleased to announce that the IK VIII Fund has reached an agreement with Eurazeo PME and the management team to acquire majority stake in Colisée Group (“Colisée”), a leading player in the elderly care segment in France. The management team as well as the founder will reinvest alongside the IK VIII Fund. Financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed and completion of the transaction is subject to regulatory approvals.

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2017-04-18

IK Investment Partners opens Amsterdam office

IK Investment Partners (“IK”), a leading Pan-European private equity firm, announces today that it has opened an office in Amsterdam at UNStudio, 13th floor, Gustav Mahlerlaan 350, 1082 ME Amsterdam.

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2017-04-10

Exxelia refinances its debt structure

Exxelia, the world leading manufacturer of high-performance complex passive components and subsystems focusing on highly demanding end-markets such as civil aeronautics, space and defence, has refinanced and simplified its debt structure.

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2017-04-07

First day of trading in the Actic share

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2017-04-03

Cerelia acquires English Bay Batter

French food company Cerelia, leading producer of ready-to-bake dough and ready-to- heat pancakes in Europe, supported by the IK VII Fund since 2015, is accelerating its development through the acquisition of English Bay Batter, the North American cookie specialist.

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2017-03-28

Listing of Actic on Nasdaq Stockholm

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2017-03-15

OpenSolution acquires Lindberg & Frisk AB

OpenSolution, a leading Nordic payment solution provider, today announced the acquisition of Lindberg & Frisk AB.

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2017-01-13

IK Investment Partners to sell Colosseum Smile to Jacobs Holding AG

IK Investment Partners (“IK”) is pleased to announce that the IK 2007 Fund has reached an agreement to sell Colosseum Smile Group, leading provider of private dental care in Scandinavia, to Jacobs Holding AG (“JAG”). Financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed.

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