Klingel acquires MedTech companies Bächler Feintech and Gehring Cut with the support of IK Investment Partners

Klingel medical metal group ("Klingel"), owned by the IK VIII Fund, announce that it has completed the acquisitions of Bächler Feintech AG ("Bächler") and Gehring Cut AG ("Gehring"). Both companies are leading manufacturers of high-precision surgical instruments for the global MedTech market.

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IK Investment Partners opens Copenhagen office

IK Investment Partners (“IK”), a leading Pan-European private equity firm with Nordic roots, announces the opening of a new office in Copenhagen, as part of its ongoing commitment to investing in the Nordic region.

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New brand launches next generation payment solutions

The well-known Nordic brands OpenSolution (Sw), KDR (No) and Finnpos (Fi) have joined forces under the new brand OPEN. “We wanted a brand that reflects our value proposition – delivering innovative and customized payment solutions, helping our customers to plan, perform and grow their businesses,” says CEO Mikael Hedlöf.

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Eres' management team enters into exclusive negotiations with IK Investment Partners

IK Investment Partners, a Pan-European private equity leader, announces that the IK VIII Fund has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire a majority stake in Eres alongside the group's management team and employees.

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Colisée partners with Armonea Group NV to create the fourth largest elderly care group in Europe

Colisée, a leading player in the elderly care segment in France, Italy and Spain, has signed an agreement to acquire Armonea Group NV, a leading independent senior care organisation in Belgium also active in Spain and Germany. Colisée is supported by the IK VIII Fund and its advisor IK Investment Partners. Financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed and completion of the transaction is subject to regulatory approvals.

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Questel acquires intellectual property services company Concur IP

Today, Questel announces a majority investment in Concur IP, an India and US based IP services company well known for its patent drafting and standard essential patents related capabilities. This investment adds an essential piece to Questel’s existing suite of IP services. Questel can now support its clients throughout the entire IP lifecycle offering patentability search, patent drafting, translations, and international filing, as well as post grant support during licensing negotiations and litigations. Nitin Agrawal and Sachin Sinha will continue to operate as Concur IP’s Co-CEOs post this merger.

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NetCo reaches a final agreement

IK Investment Partners (”IK”), a leading Pan-European private equity firm, is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement with the Groupe NetCo (”NetCo”), a specialist of preventive and curative maintenance of conveyor systems. NetCo will be the fifth transaction of IK’s Small Cap II Fund, which targets growing businesses within the Benelux, DACH, France, and the Nordics. Financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed.

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