Kirkland & Ellis International LLP client Procuritas, a Nordic buyout firm, held the final close of its latest fund, Procuritas Capital Investors V, LP, on 3 July 2012. The fund closed at €200 million following a five-month fundraising period and was substantially oversubscribed. The Kirkland team that represented Procuritas was led by private funds partner Kate Downey and included associates Alexandra Conroy and Aran Randhawa.
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Procuritas (www.procuritas.se) is a private equity firm that was founded in 1986 and specialises in mid-market buyouts in the Nordic region. The team comprises six partners, Mattias Feiff, Erik Fougner, Tomas Johansson, Hans Wikse, Mikael Ahlström and Björn Lindberg. Procuritas completed Sweden's first public-to-private buyout in 1986 and has subsequently raised and advised a series of mid-market buyout funds in the region.