BPE Private Equity has backed the management buyout of frozen foods manufacturer Karl Kemper for an undisclosed amount from Dutch food company Royal Wessanen.
Fund complements PAI's existing large-cap strategy with the aim of targeting mid-sized companies across Europe
Fund invests in European digital platforms and marketplaces, targeting pre-seed and seed rounds
Management team is led by Chris Shaw who was appointed as chief executive in September 2017
GP intends to boost the company's expansion internationally, primarily in Asia, the Middle East and the US