deals and transactions

Wermuth Asset Management doubles investment in NexWafe

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 10:31

European impact investor, Wermuth Asset Management, has completed its second round of funding under the Green Gateway Fund 2 (GGF2) portfolio, doubling its investment in NexWafe. »

VC funding of automotive start-ups totalled USD8bn in 2018

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 10:27

Venture capital funding to automotive start-ups totalled USD8 billion in 2018, according to the latest Automotive Technology M&A Market Report from international technology mergers and acquisitions adviser, Hampleton Partners. »

Foresight boosts two Lincolnshire businesses with GBP1.95 million MEIF investment

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 10:17

Foresight Group (Foresight) has made two investments totalling GBP1.95 million into two fast-growing Lincolnshire based businesses, Firetree Chocolate Ltd and YPP Group via the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF). »

AI cybersecurity specialist Senseon secures USD6.4m in seed funding

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 09:00

Senseon, an AI platform for cyber defence, has completed a USD6.4 million seed funding round led by venture capital fund MMC Ventures, alongside Mark Weatherford, former Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity, US Department of Homeland Security. »

Leep Utilities to acquire SSE Water

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 10:06

Leep Utilities, an independent multi-utility operator, is to purchase SSE Water, a New Appointments and Variations (NAV) company, from SSE plc. The transaction is expected to complete by the end of March and is conditional on approvals typical of a transaction of this nature. »

Preservation Capital invests in Cove

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 10:03

Preservation Capital Partners (Preservation Capital), a financial services-focussed private equity firm which last year acquired an interest in the insurTech-driven cyber and specialty lines MGA Ascent Underwriting (Ascent), has made a strategic investment in US construction-focused MGA Cove Programs (Cove). »

Baltisse acquires Polflam as the founders and Syntaxis Capital exit the company

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 09:44

Baltisse has completed the acquisition of Polflam, a Polish fire-resistant glass manufacturer. The selling shareholders were the two founders, Maciej Szamborski and Wojciech Wilczak, and Syntaxis Capital, a private debt and growth capital investor. »

Evolucare partners with Essling Expansion

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 09:41

Essling Expansion has acquired a stake in the Evolucare Group alongside its manager Elie le Guilcher and his team, becoming a reference shareholder in the process. »

Palamon completes roll-over investment in Ober Scharrer Gruppe alongside Nordic Capital

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 09:10

Palamon Capital Partners (Palamon) has completed a roll-over investment, alongside core Palamon investors Adams Street Partners and PGGM, in Ober Scharrer Gruppe, following the sale of the Company by Palamon to majority owner Nordic Capital Fund IX in 2018. »

Catering software company Spoonfed secures GBP575K investment

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 09:07

Catering management software company Spoonfed is planning major expansion in the US, following GBP575,000 of development funding from Equity Gap.  »

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