In defiance of problems on the continent, the UK has seen a surge in mega-buyouts this year, topped off with the recent acquisition of Annington Homes for £3.2bn.
Software systems developer is the GP's first investment from its £561m CBPE X vehicle
Following the deal, Montefiore retains a minority stake and a seat on the company's board
Following the €20m first close, the Berlin-based VC aims to launch a larger cleantech-focused fund
GP is investing from its £120m SME Fund, which held a final close in July 2018