Vermeer Capital has held the first closing of its maiden fund of the same name on EUR 75m. The fund will focus on turnarounds of distressed companies. The closing is shy of the EUR 90m hard cap which the next closing is expected to be near to.
Shares have been sold to institutional investors for €15.8 a share
Add-on is the first since LDC and Ares provided financing of £100m to the telecoms company in 2019
Acquisition of the fire safety systems provider is the first from the GP's €1.1bn eighth fund
Fresh capital will go towards increasing delivery speed and geographic footprint