Female-led private equity firm Karmijn has raised close to €50m for its debut fund, according to Bloomberg.
The Netherlands-based firm has secured backing from the European Investment Bank and the European Commission amongst other limited partners such as family offices and high net worth individuals.
Karmijn, led by Désirée van Boxtel, Hadewych Cels and Cilian Jansen Verplanke, targets investments in Dutch, non-listed SME companies, managed by a “mixed team of men and women”. The team have more than 20 years of financial and investment experience, with ABN AMRO, Rabobank and private equity boutiques.
The firm has previously invested in food company Enrico and personal care supplier YouMedical.
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