Nordic Capital Raises $4.8B For 8th Buyout Fund

Law360, New York (December 20, 2013, 1:27 PM EST) -- Nordic Capital closed its eighth buyout fund at €3.5 billion ($4.8 billion) after investor demand bypassed the fund's initial target by nearly 30 percent, the European private equity firm said in a statement Friday.

The fund will focus on investing in midmarket companies that have strong market position and growth potential in the Nordic region and Europe, with a particular emphasis on the health care industry, the private equity firm said.

Kristoffer Melinder, co-managing partner of NC Advisory AB and adviser to Nordic Capital Funds, explained...
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