ScaleUp Capital has made an investment in InStep, a Cheshire-based apprenticeship and commercial training provider, and imageHOLDERS, a Dorset-based custom kiosk designer and manufacturer.
Deals & Transactions
Expensya, an automated spend management solution for businesses, has completed a USD20 million fundraising campaign. Two new funds, MAIF Avenir and Silicon Badia, have invested in the development of the fintech company, joining ISAI and Seventure, the two other funds that were raised in the previous round.
JOG Capital, a private equity firm with a 14-year track record managing more than USD1.3 billion in energy investments, has completed a corporate transition and rebranding to become Carbon Infrastructure Partners (CIP).
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) has completed the previously announced sale of Capco, a global management and technology consultancy, to Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT).
Astro Aerospace, a developer of eVTOL aerial vehicles and drones, is to acquire Horizon Aircraft (Horizon), a developer of advanced eVTOLs, for five million common shares of Astro stock, the material terms of which are disclosed in the Company's related 8-K filing.
AI Capital, a Colorado-based venture capital firm investing in early growth stage enterprise AI software companies, is selling its portfolio company, Link3D, to Materialise just over a year after investing.
IPO activity in the US had the strongest first quarter in the year 2021, continuing the strong momentum seen in the second half of the year.
Adenia, a private markets investment firm in Africa, has finalised the sale of its 100 per cent equity stake in Ademat to SPE Capital, a private equity firm focused on Africa and the Middle East.
A Yorkshire company which manufactures personalised pet food using only natural ingredients has secured a multi-million pound investment to accelerate its growth.
Paxos, the first regulated blockchain infrastructure platform, today announced it has closed a 300 million Series D round of funding. Oak HC/FT led the round, with participation from previous investors Declaration Partners, PayPal Ventures, Mithril Capital, Senator Investment Group, Liberty City Ventures, WestCap and more. To date, Paxos has raised more than USD500 million in funding and with a valuation of USD2.4 billion, Paxos is one of the fastest growing fintech startups in the world.