Germany’s Paragon Partners raises €400m for second mid-market fund


German mid-market private equity firm Paragon Partners has closed its latest fund on €400m, the vehicle’s hard cap, according to PEI.

Last year the firm was said to targeting €350m for the vehicle, its second. The firm’s inaugural investment fund raised €220m in 2008.

Investors comprise family offices, private individuals and institutional investors, with the latest fund said to be oversubscribed.

Paragon Partners was established in 2004 is wholly owned and operated by the partners Edin Hadzic, Krischan von Moeller and Marco Attolini. The firm is based in Munich.

In June 2013 Paragon bought a majority interest in Swiss frozen foods producer KADI from ECM Equity Capital. Earlier this month the firm bought the German convenience retail segment from the Dutch food group Vion.

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