IK Investment Partners acquires LAP Group from Capiton

6. August 2019

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.

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