Former Riverside partners Kai Köppen and Volker Schmidt have partnered with ex Metro boss Eckhard Cordes and former Apax partner Christian Näther to form a new buyout house in Munich, local reports suggest.
Managing director Craig Ferguson discusses accelerated deployment activity during the pandemic and plans to scale up the PE allocation by 2025
Fund has a target of $600m, which it plans to reach by next year, according to Kommersant
Existing investors including Institut Català de Finances also take part in the financing
Biotech company initially raised €12m in December 2018