Sofinnova Partners, a European life sciences venture capital firm based in Paris, London and Milan, closed Sofinnova Crossover Fund at €445m ($540m USD).
CVasThera, a Toulouse, France-based biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the development of novel therapies for cardiovascular and bowel pathologies, secured €1.3m ($1.6M) in first funding.
Vestiaire Collective, a Paris, France-based global platform for second-hand fashion, closed a new €178m financing round.
Sorare, a Paris, France-based blockchain collectible and fantasy football platform, raised €40m in Series A financing.
Zelf, a French messenger-based bank for Gen Z, secured $2m in pre-seed funding.
Zelros, a Paris, France-based AI-driven platform dedicated to advancing insurance distribution, closed an $11M Series A financing round, bringing the total funding to date to $16.5M.
Moët Hennessy, the world leader in luxury wines and spirits, has partnered with Shawn JAY-Z Carter through the acquisition of a 50% stake in Armand de Brignac, a prestige champagne leader.
Tikehau Capital (Paris:TKO), a global alternative asset management group, completed fundraising for its T2 investment strategy focused on energy transition, attracting over €1 billion.
Eurofins Scientific (EUFI.PA) (Paris:ERF), a global scientific leader in bioanalytical testing, acquired Beacon Discovery, a San Diego, CA-based drug discovery and contract research organization (CRO) focused on G-Protein Coupled Receptor (GPCR) research.
EMERCell SAS, a Montpellier, France, a company that has developed a platform technology to produce off-the-shelf natural killer (NK) cells, received a strategic investment from Onward Therapeutics.
AcuSurgical, a Montpellier, France-based-based company focused on robotic microsurgery, raised €5.75m in Series A financing.
Personetics, a global provider of data-driven personalization and customer engagement solutions for banks and financial services providers, raised $75m in growth funding.
Global alternative asset management group Tikehau Capital has joined forces with Financière Agache, Jean-Pierre Mustier and Diego De Giorgi to sponsor a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC), which will focus on the European financial services sector.
Grapheal, a Grenoble, France-based developer of graphene-based embedded biosensors for on-site diagnostics and remote patient monitoring, raised a total of EUR1.9m in equity and non-dilutive sources.
TA Associates, a global growth private equity firm, entered exclusive negotiations to make a majority growth investment in DL Software, a France-based group of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software providers.