IK Investment Partners has held a final close on the €1.85bn hard-cap for its eighth mid-market buyout vehicle, IK VIII.
GP acquires a 90% stake in the French bank loans portfolio management company
GP intends to growth the firms' expertise and technology domestically and globally
Online estate agent will target expansion in London before looking to grow across the UK
Fund has already invested €11m in 16 Italian startups and currently has €33m in AUM