Deal Announcement

goetzpartners advised IK Investment Partners on its acquisition of Debitor-Inkasso GmbH

06. November 2017

goetzpartners has advised IK Investment Partners ("IK") on its acquisition of Debitor-Inkasso GmbH ("Debitor Inkasso") from BurdaDirect, a subsidiary of Hubert Burda Media Group. Debitor Inkasso is a German provider of mass debt collection services, focused on recovering overdue claims and debts on behalf of its customers.

“Debitor Inkasso has established a strong positioning in its segment, combining future-oriented solutions with high customer satisfaction. The Company operates in a market characterised by a continuous trend towards business process outsourcing and with strong regulatory requirements. Together with the experienced management team we look forward to supporting Debitor Inkasso’s further development and growth,” said Anders Petersson, Partner at IK and advisor to the Small Cap I Fund.

IK has retained goetzpartners as its exclusive financial advisor. This transaction underpins goetzpartners experience in the debt collection industry with the third transaction in the third consecutive year.

The transaction is subject to approval by the German antitrust authority, and is expected to close end of November 2017.

About IK Investment Partners

IK Investment Partners is a Pan-European private equity firm focused on investments in the Nordics, DACH region, France, and Benelux. Since 1989, IK has raised more than EUR 9bn of capital and invested in over 110 European companies. IK funds support companies with strong underlying potential, partnering with management teams and investors to create robust, well positioned businesses with excellent long-term prospects.

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