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CuraSen Therapeutics secures USD54.5m in Series A financing

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 09:34

CuraSen Therapeutics, a privately held biotechnology company focussed on developing therapies to treat neurodegenerative diseases, has closed a USD54.5 million Series A financing Led by New Leaf Venture Partners. »

Roquette invests in Israeli seed breeding company Equinom

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 08:58

Roquette, a specialist in plant-based ingredients for Food, Nutrition and Health markets and a pioneer in new vegetal proteins, and Equinom Ltd, an Israel-based breeding technology company, have signed a partnership agreement for the development and sourcing of new pea varieties with high-protein content. »

Online fashion manufacturing marketplace secures GBP650,000 investment

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 08:56

The UK’s first fully-automated fashion manufacturing marketplace Sewport has secured GBP650,000, less than a year after it launched. »

Syncron secures USD67m growth investment from Summit Partners

Wed, 17/10/2018 - 10:22

Syncron, a provider of cloud-based after-sales service solutions, has secured a USD67 million minority investment from global growth equity firm Summit Partners. »

Riverside invests in Woon-tech

Wed, 17/10/2018 - 09:05

Private equity firm The Riverside Company has invested in Woon-Tech, a Boston, Massachusetts, manufacturer of specialty glass for shower enclosures and other residential and commercial applications. Woon-Tech is an add-on to Riverside’s Cardinal platform. »

TRI completes growth capital fundraising round led by Octopus Investments

Tue, 16/10/2018 - 09:55

TRI, a leading global provider of Risk-Based Monitoring (RBM) solutions for clinical trials, has completed a growth capital fundraise to accelerate development of its core technology platform, OPRA and expand its international presence. »

Arcapita Invests in NuYu

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 19:41

Arcapita, a specialist in Shari'ah-compliant alternative investments, has invested in NuYu, a chain of women-only boutique gyms in Saudi Arabia. »

Maven completes GBP2.15 million investment in Boiler Plan

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 10:31

UK private equity house Maven Capital Partners (Maven) has completed a GBP2.15 million investment in Boiler Plan, a market-disruptive platform that sells, installs and services boilers.  »

Foresight makes MEIF investment in software-based franking alternative business Postworks

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 10:26

Foresight Group has invested in Postworks Limited (Postworks) on behalf of the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF). This marks Foresight’s third MEIF investment since its launch in February.   »

Bregal Milestone invests in IT company Arkphire from EUR400m pan-European fund

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 08:00

Bregal Milestone, a private capital firm, has completed an investment in Arkphire Group, a leading IT solutions and networking company. The investment by Bregal Milestone is out of their new EUR400m fund dedicated to investing in high-growth European companies, and is their first deal to be closed, three months after the fund was announced.  »


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