By joining forces with people we believe in, our international and ambitious team seeks to generate lasting value. We pride ourselves in having transparent and collaborative relationships with our partners, understanding their priorities and providing them with support.
The business leaders we engage with know their businesses better than we do. And we know ours. Our team and expert network pay attention to management’s sense of purpose and values at both a corporate and social level. We believe this allows for trust and mutual respect.
Our Investment Strategies
We invest in European businesses across four distinct and complementary strategies that leverage our platform.
Our Mid Cap funds were launched in 1989 and seek to invest in established mid-market businesses, typically valued from €150 million to over €1 billion, via majority control buyouts. We have raised nine Mid Cap funds to date and are currently investing from the IK IX Fund, a 2020 vintage with €2.85 billion in commitments.
Managing Partner, Head of Mid Cap Strategy
Our Small Cap funds were launched in 2016 and seek to invest in businesses at the lower end of the mid-market, typically valued up to €150 million, via majority or minority control buyouts. We have raised three Small Cap funds to date and are currently investing from the IK SC III Fund, a 2021 vintage with €1.2 billion in committments.
Majority or Minority
€50m - €150m
ContactKristian Carlsson Kemppinen
Managing Partner, Head of Small Cap Strategy
Our Development Capital strategy was launched in 2021 and targets growing businesses, typically valued up to €50 million. This strategy currently has dedicated funds of €300 million in committments.
Majority or Minority
€25m - €50m
Managing Partner, Head of Development Capital
Our Partnership Fund strategy was launched in 2019 and targets more established businesses at the higher end of the mid-market, typically valued at €200 million or above, via minority partnership investments. We have raised one Partnership Fund to date, a 2021 vintage with over €300 million in commitments.
Managing Partner, Head of Partnership Fund Strategy