Montagu Private Equity has acquired feeder operator Unifeeder from its management for over EUR 400m. The investors acquired 100% of the company, but the management will take a significant stake in the business going forward. Unifeeder was sold via an auction process run by PricewaterhouseCoopers. The investment will be used to grow the company through strategic add-ons and organic growth.
Fund has raised €1bn of its €1.1bn target and plans to hold a final close in Q1 2020
GP will take a minority stake, with the Reisenthel family as majority shareholders
Horizon expects to merge the two IT services providers to create a business with 300 developers
EQT deploys capital from its EQT VIII fund, which hit its €10.75bn hard-cap in 2018