The IK Small Cap I Fund, advised by IK Investment Partners (“IK”), has reached an agreement with the founder to acquire Messerschmitt Systems AG (“Messerschmitt Systems” or “the Company”), a leading provider of access control and customized guest room management systems for the global hotel industry. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.
About Messerschmitt Systems
Since 1994, Messerschmitt Systems has built-up a reputation for combining system integration and a unique product design, which provides its customers with cutting-edge solutions, saves energy and enhances hotel guest comfort. Built on long-term and close relationships with a top-tier customer base, including leading international hotel chains, the Company has become a leader within its niche with a fully integrated value chain from development, engineering and manufacturing to supply, installation and the related aftersales market.
About IK Investment Partners
IK Investment Partners (“IK”) is a Pan-European private equity firm focused on investments in the Nordics, DACH region, France and Benelux. Since 1989, IK funds have raised more than €9 billion of capital and invested in over 100 European companies. IK funds support businesses with strong underlying potential, partnering with management teams to create robust, international leaders with excellent long-term prospects.
Dr. Sigurd Kitzer