middle market companiesPrivate EquityUK

Inflexion Private Equity has completed the buyout of Phlexglobal, an Amersham, UK-based healthcare support services company. The company delivers a support service for all administrative and operational aspects of the clinical trial process, ranging from document management, and pre and post inspection support to tracking systems support, archiving and training. Phlexglobal’s main area of expertise […]

fundingSwedenventure capital

Aluwave AB, a Mölndal, Sweden-based provider of customised LED-modules and systems that can include all necessary components such as LED-module, driver, optics and thermal solution, has raised SEK 10m in new capital. Investors include Almi Invest Västsverige, K-Svets Ventures and Chalmers Innovation Seed Fund. The company intends to use the funds for market expansion and […]

Belgiummiddle market companiesPrivate Equity

Actief Interim, a Belgium-based temporary staffing provider, has been acquired by Gilde Equity Management Benelux from its current shareholders KBC Private Equity and Indufin. Gilde will become a significant shareholder in the company. Founded in 1988 and led by CEO Mark Maesen, Actief Interim is one of the largest independent staffing companies in Belgium, with […]


Anergis, an Epalinges, Switzerland-based clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative immunotherapies against allergies, has closed a CHF18m Series A financing round. The round was co-led by Vinci Capital-Renaissance PME, BioMedInvest and Sunstone Capital. They were joined by Esperante, Initiative Capital Romandie and private investors. In conjunction with the funding, Patrick Scherrer representing Vinci Capital-Renaissance PME, Markus […]

fundingIndiaventure capital

Games2win, a Mumbai, India-based casual and social games company, has raised US$6m in Series B financing round. Investors include Clearstone Venture Partners and Silicon Valley Bank (SVB India Capital Partners). This has brought the total amount raised by the company to date to US$11m. Co-founded in 2007 by Cyrus Oshidar and Mahesh Khambadkone and led […]

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Bubble Motion, a Singapore-based social messaging service that allows people to share SMS and voice updates with friends, family, fans and followers, has raised $10m in a second round of financing. The round was led by SingTel Innov8, with participation from Infocomm Investments, Sequoia Capital, Palomar Ventures, and NGC. Last year Bubble Motion launched its […]


FutureE Fuel Cell Solutions GmbH, a Nürtingen, Germany-based company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative fuel cell systems which are used in many fields, including telecommunications, to provide uninterrupted power, has received an equity financing of undisclosed amount. Investors include T-Venture, Entrepreneurs Fund (London) and KfW. The company intends to use the funds for the […]

fundingUSAventure capital

LogRhythm, a Boulder, Colorado-based company that delivers log and security event management, file integrity monitoring, and network and user monitoring in a single integrated solution, closed a $10m Series C round of financing. Adams Street Partners joined existing investors Access Venture Partners, Colorado Fund I, Croghan Investments and Grotech Ventures. The company intends to use […]

Start UpUSA

Screampoint, a Menlo Park, California-based provider of 3D/5D “Digital City” technology solutions, has raised an undisclosed amount of capital as part of its third round of venture funding from Angel Capital Group. The company intends to use the funds to accelerate its growth in the “5D solutions” space worldwide. Screampoint 5D SMART products are based […]

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Comecer SpA, a Castel Bolognese (RA), Italy-based Nuclear Medicine company, received a €7.5m equity investment from Fondo Italiano d’Investimento. Following the investment, Fondo Italiano d’Investimento will acquire a minority stake in the company, which will use the proceeds to expand domestically and internationally in related markets. Comecer designs and realizes laboratories dedicated to handling radioactive […]


MobPartner, a Paris, France-based mobile affiliate network, closed a $3.5m first round of financing. Investors include Alven Capital and Newfund. This company intends to use the funds to accelerate its international growth, consolidating its presence in Europe and North America and strengthen its presence in emerging markets including Asia, Africa, Latin America. Founded in 2008 […]


SynergEyes, Inc., a Carlsbad, CA-based developer of hybrid contact lens technology, has received a $5m debt financing from Oxford Finance Corporation, the subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation. The transaction includes a $2.5m senior secured term loan and a $2.5m revolving line of credit. The company intends to use the funds to support its marketing and manufacturing […]

fundingmiddle market companiesPrivate EquityUK

Mid-market growth investor Lyceum Capital is acquiring a controlling interest in EAT. The Real Food Company from Penta Capital. The investment, which was made alongside the founders and management of the company, will support EAT.’s brand development and a store opening programme in the UK which could support well over 300 branches. The strategy will […]

middle market companiesPrivate EquityUK

Access UK, a provider of business management and accounting software, has received a £50m investment from Lyceum Capital. Lyceum Capital, which acquired the stakes previously held by founder Alistair O’Reilly and a number of other shareholders, has invested alongside Access’ existing management, led by CEO Chris Bayne. The company intends to use the proceeds from […]