Gangsu Gangtai Holding (Group) Co. Ltd., a Chinese group listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, has acquired an 85% stake in Buccellati Holding Italia, an Italian high-end jewelry brand.
CornerJob, a Barcelona, Spain-based digital recruitment platform, raised $3m in funding.
Ardian, a New York-based independent private investment company, signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement with UniCredit for the acquisition of an approx. €300m portfolio of limited partnership interests in European infrastructure private equity funds. The close of the transaction is expected in 3Q17 subject to the approval and rules of the fund manager. FinSMEs 31/07/2017 […]
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Springrowth SGR SpA has signed an agreement to subscribe €50m in the Fondo di credito diversificato per le imprese (Diversified Enterprises Credit Fund).
Notebook brand Moleskine and business incubator Digital Magics (AIM Italia: DM) have launched the Moleskine Open Innovation Program.
Aptos, Inc., an Atlanta, GA-based provider of retail technology solutions, is to acquire TXT Retail, a Milan, Italy-based global provider of end-to-end merchandise lifecycle management solutions for the apparel, luxury, specialty and general retail sectors.
Milan, Italy-based Cariplo Factory has launched a €100M venture capital fund focused on growITup, the Open Innovation platform in partnership with Microsoft.
Insurance group Reale Mutua, tech giant Cisco and vc firm Barcamper Ventures have teamed up to launch a call dedicated to innovating the insurance industry.
Codemotion, a Rome, Italy-based provider of technical training, kids’ education, and hackathons along with the main actors in the international technological field, raised €1.5M in funding.
Kopjra, a Schio (VI), and Bologna, Italy-based legaltech startup, raised €310k in funding.
Checkout Technologies, a Verona and Milan, Italy-based startup that is advancing an AI-powered checkout automation platform in store, raised €400k in seed funding.
ZCube, the research venture of Zambon, an Italian pharmaceutical and fine-chemical multinational company, has launched the second edition of Open Accelerator, a Milan, Italy-based fast track acceleration program for life science startup projects.
GreenBone Ortho, a Faenza, Italy-based provider of bio-inspired solutions to treat severe bone diseases, raised €8.4m in funding.
Alpha Private Equity, a mid-market private equity firm operating in the continental European market, closed its seventh fund, with total commitments of €903m.
Vikey, a Rome, Italy-based vacation home rental management solution, raised €300k in funding.