Kartesia, a European specialist provider of capital solutions for small and mid-sized companies, has held the final closing its inaugural senior debt fund, Kartesia Senior Opportunities (KSO) I at EUR1 billion.

Since it started investing, the fund has already made 16 investments, where Kartesia’s strong sourcing and execution capabilities have allowed for a swift deployment of capital. Recent transactions from KSO I include investment in Envisage Dental in the UK (November 2020), a financing solution for software company Kallidus (January 2021) and the support to Invenio and BGF in the acquisition of LSI (February 2021).

The Senior Opportunities strategy will continue to leverage the platform’s expertise, proprietary network and incumbent positioning in its segment to invest in first lien loans, complementing the existing successful Credit Opportunistic offering and successful track record in European credit markets.

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