IK Investment Partners acquires LAP Group from Capiton
Frankfurt a. Main — The IK Investment Partners advised fund completes acquisition of LAP GmbH Laser Applications from thePrivate Equity company Capiton AG. LAP, based in Lüneburg, Germany, is a leading supplier of laser positioning systems as well as software and hardware for quality assurance in radiation therapy. — International law firm Clifford Chance has advised a consortium of banks on the financing of the acquisition of LAP GmbH Laser Applications by funds advised by IK Investment Partners.
The banking syndicate financing the acquisition includes Commerzbank AG, Deutsche Apotheker- und Ärztebank eG, Hermes Direct Lending, Idinvest Partners S.A., Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Siemens Bank GmbH as well as SEB AB Frankfurt Branch and COMMERZBANK Finance & Covered Bond S.A. as agent and security agent.
About IK Investment Partners
IK Investment Partners is a European private equity advisory group with Nordic roots, operating across Northern Continental Europe. Focused on investing in companies with strong underlying potential, we are proud to support the IK Funds as they partner with management teams and investors to grow businesses, improve performance and create sustainable value for all our stakeholders.
Deeply committed to fostering growth, we apply an active approach to our investments and aim to create robust, well positioned companies with excellent long-term prospects. Founded in 1989, we have helped over 125 companies expand and develop sustainably. We strive constantly to make a difference to our portfolio companies, our investors and to society.
About Clifford Chance
The international Clifford Chance team was led by partner Steffen Schellschmidt (Banking & Capital Markets, Frankfurt).
Clifford Chance, one of the world’s leading law firms, is present for its clients with around 3,400 legal advisors in all major business centers around the world. In Germany, Clifford Chance is represented by around 300 lawyers, auditors, tax advisors and solicitors in Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am Main and Munich.