H. Lundbeck A/S (LUN.CO, LUN DC, HLUYY), a Valby, Denmark-based global pharmaceutical company specialized in brain diseases, is to acquire Alder BioPharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ALDR), a Bothell, Washington, USA-based company committed to advancing migraine treatment and prevention, in a transaction valued at up to USD 1.95 billion net of cash.
Uizard, a Copenhagen, Denmark-based company that is using “machine intelligence” to turn app sketches into prototypes, raised $2.8m in seed funding.
Cirqle Biomedical, a Copenhagen, Denmark-based next generation contraceptive company, secured $1.8M in funding.
Better Collective, a Copenhagen, Denmark-based developer of digital platforms for betting tips, bookmaker information and iGaming communities listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (BETCO), recently completed the acquisition of two sports betting brands in the United States.
Lunar Way, a Aarhus, Denmark-based banking app for millenials, raised €26m in funding.
Mastercard (NYSE: MA) is to acquire the majority of the Corporate Services businesses of Nets, a Ballerup, Denmark-based PayTech company, for €2.85 billion (approximately US$3.19 billion).
AFYX Therapeutics, a Copenhagen, Denmark- and San Diego, CA-based clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative approaches to treat mucosal diseases, closed a $13m USD convertible loan financing.
Goodiebox, a Copenhagen, Denmark-based beauty-tech startup, closed a €5.7M Series A funding round.
According to a blog post, Pleo, a Copenhagen, Denmark- and London, UK-based fintech startup, raised $56M in Series B funding.
Ulobby, a Copenhagen, Denmark- and Brussels, Belgium-based B2B SaaS-powered platform for Public Affairs and stakeholder relations management, raised a seed funding round of undisclosed amount.
Leapwork, a Copenhagen, Denmark-based workplace automation company, raised $10m in Series A funding.
Dutch early stage venture capital firm and accelerator Rockstart is closing its first fund of €15m for its AgriFood domain accelerator and fund.
byFounders, a Copenhagen, Denmark and San Francisco-based early-stage venture capital firm, launched its initial fund of €100m.
AB Trav och Galopp (ATG), Swedish former horse racing monopoly operator, completed the acquisition of Ecosys AS, a Silkeborg, Denmark-based gaming company operating the Bet25.dk sports betting brand.
Capdesk, a London UK- and Copenhagen, Denmark-based equity management platform, raised £1.5m in funding.