Private equity firm Livingbridge has completed a GBP9.8 million investment in French restaurant group Le Bistrot Pierre, the Group’s first investment from its new, GBP220m, Enterprise 2 fund.
Private equity firm HIG Capital has completed a strategic investment in Mr Cat, a Brazilian footwear company headquartered in Rio de Janeiro.
Signavio, a provider of SaaS-based business process and decision management technology, has completed a EUR31 million minority investment from global growth equity investor Summit Partners.
Strategic advisory and consulting firm Berkeley Research Group has appointed Michael Athanason as a managing director. Athanason joins the BRG Capstone group in New York where he will lead the Private Funds Group Valuation Team.
Private equity investment firm McCarthy Capital has led a recapitalisation and growth equity investment in Seven10 Storage Software. Massachusetts-based Seven10 is a provider of enterprise software-defined-storage solutions and fully automated file migrations.
CVC Capital Partners’ (CVC) CVC Growth Fund is to provide an USD80 million growth equity investment to Kount, a provider of online and mobile fraud detection and prevention solutions.
Cisco is making a significant investment of USD17 million in Idinvest Digital Fund II, which is dedicated to financing innovative young companies in the digital and new technologies sector including web services, the internet of things and fintech.
Innova Capital has invested in Trimo Group, a European provider of complete solutions for building envelopes and steel façade systems.
EcoMachines Ventures has invested in PointGrab, an Israeli-based electronics company developing innovative hardware and software for the building automation ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) device market, in a total round of $5 million.
Activa Capital has made an investment in Alliance Etiquettes, the first investment in its new fund Activa Capital Fund III. Alliance Etiquettes is a buy-and-build platform consisting of three initial investments including Imprimerie Laulan.