IK Investment Partners Acquires I@D

September 27, 2016

I@D is a services platform dedicated to the first network of independent real estate agents in France.

On September 22, Willkie client IK Investment Partners announced that it, along with Five Arrows Principal Investments (FAPI), had completed the acquisition of I@D Holding, a services platform dedicated to the first network of independent real estate agents in France. The founders, as well as NAXICAP Partners, reinvested 37% of their sale proceeds alongside IK and FAPI.

Founded in 2008 as an alternative way of buying and selling residential property, I@D is a fast-growing digital platform offering a large range of value-added support services to independent real estate agents. The company has demonstrated a stellar track record of organic growth since inception and has grown to become the largest network in France with approximately 3,200 local agents and over 11,800 transactions intermediated last year.

IK Investment Partners is a pan-European private equity firm focused on investments in the Nordics, DACH region, France and Benelux.

The deal team was led by partner Eduardo Fernandez and included partner David Tayar, national partner Grégory de Saxcé, special European counsel Stanislas Curien; and associates Gil Kiener, Mathilde de Wiljes, Louis Jambu Merlin, Ilan Aboukrat and Sara Ortoli.