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OpenSolution teams up with Finnpos

OpenSolution, a leading Nordic payment solution provider owned by IK Small Cap I Fund, has reached an agreement to acquire Finnpos, an electronic payment solutions company based in Finland. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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ZytoService reaches an agreement to acquire Profusio

ZytoService, a leading compounder of pharmaceuticals for patient-individualised infusions, has reached an agreement with GHD GesundHeits GmbH to acquire Profusio, the second largest compounder of cytostatics in Germany. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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OpenSolution to join forces with KDR and CashPoint

OpenSolution, a leading provider of payment solutions in the Nordic region, has signed two new acquisitions; Cashpoint, a Swedish distributor of POS systems and POS terminals, as well as KDR, a leading Norwegian provider of payment solutions. The company thereby strengthens its expertise in selected customer verticales and its position in the Nordic region.

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Bretèche Industrie becomes LINXIS Group

Founded in 1988, Bretèche Industrie has established itself as a clear leader in the sector of specialised equipment solutions. Thanks to strategic acquisitions and a fast-growing performance benefiting from synergies throughout the companies, its footprint has widened. Bretèche Industrie has decided to signify this next generation of growth by becoming LINXIS Group.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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