Larger buyout activity is picking up pace once again after suffering in late 2011, according to the latest finding of the unquote” UK Watch, in association with Corbett Keeling.
IK backed the France-based business in 2014 via its IK VII fund, which closed on €1.7bn in 2013
Move comes as funds invested in DC have exceeded £1bn, but exposure to private markets was already available to DB members
GP bought the fasteners and fixings manufacturer as part of a succession process for the company
Existing investors Quilvest Capital Partners and Amin Khiari retain stakes in the group