deals and transactions

Rockpool backs MBO of steel stencil foils manufacturer Datum Alloys

Fri, 14/06/2019 - 10:18

Rockpool has backed the management buyout of Datum Alloys, a steel stencil foil manufacturer in Europe and the USA. This is Rockpool’s 5th investment in the last twelve months and brings the total invested to over GBP400 million since the firm was established in 2011. »

Clessidra Capital Partners 3 acquires L&S Group.

Fri, 14/06/2019 - 10:17

Private equity firm Clessidra SGR is to acquire an 80 per cent stake in L&S Group, a specialist in the interior lighting sector, with a particular focus on the furniture industry. »

HIG WhiteHorse provides refinancing and growth capital to Recoletas

Thu, 13/06/2019 - 13:52

HIG WhiteHorse, a credit affiliate of private equity firm HIG Capital, has arranged a EUR60 million Senior Secured Loan for Grupo Hospitalario Recoletas (Recoletas). »

Quantum computing software developer Riverlane secures GBP3.25m funding

Thu, 13/06/2019 - 10:26

Quantum computing software developer Riverlane has raised GBP3.25 million in seed funding, led by venture capital investors Cambridge Innovation Capital and Amadeus Capital Partners, with the participation of Cambridge Enterprise. »

Old Mutual Private Equity acquires Footgear

Thu, 13/06/2019 - 10:25

Old Mutual Private Equity (OMPE), the direct private equity investing arm of Old Mutual Alternative Investments, has acquired a majority interest in Footgear, a South African retailer of branded footwear. »

O’Melveny advises Kayne Partners on USD25m minority investment in Riviera Partners

Thu, 13/06/2019 - 10:24

O’Melveny has advised Kayne Partners on a USD25 million minority investment in executive search firm Riviera Partners. Private equity firm ROCA Partners joined Kayne in the investment, which was announced on 4 June, 2019. »

Browne Jacobson advises Mobeus Equity Partners on GBP3m Parsley Box investment

Thu, 13/06/2019 - 10:23

Browne Jacobson has advised Mobeus Equity Partners on its GBP3 million capital growth investment in Parsley Box. »

Maven funds invest a further GBP750,000 in honcho

Thu, 13/06/2019 - 10:22

UK Private equity firm Maven Capital Partners (Maven) has invested a further GBP750,000, in car insurance platform, Honcho Markets (honcho).  » secures GBP1m funding

Thu, 13/06/2019 - 10:20, a UK-based global insurtech, has raised a further GBP1 million in a pre-A funding round. This follows a seed investment round in early 2018 and rapid growth in the UK and South East Asian markets. »

USD2.891bn invested in data and insights industry in 2018

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 13:05

A total of USD2.891 billion was invested in the data and insights industry last year, either through venture capital or private equity. Market research is now receiving funding comparable to sectors such as Energy and IT Hardware, with recorded VC investment of USD1.75 billion and USD2.28 billion respectively according to PitchBook data VC investment.  »


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