The Gauselmann Group, an Espelkamp, Germany-based internationally oerating gaming company, has bought a majority stake in Bede Gaming, a Newcastle upon Tyne, UK-based online gaming platform.
DataGuard, a Munich, Germany-based privacy and compliance software company, raised $20m in funding.
Payhawk, a London, UK-, Berlin, Germany- and Sofia, Bulgaria-based provider of a paperless corporate card that simplifies expenses for businesses, closed a €3m seed funding round.
Munich, Germany-based Global Savings Group and M6 Group reached a deal on a take-over of the French cashback player iGraal.
Lilium, a Munich, Germany-based air taxi maker, raised $240m in internal funding.
Blickfeld, a Munich, Germany-based LiDAR startup, completed its Series A financing round of undisclosed amount.
jumingo, a Bergisch Gladbach, Germany-based digital shipping marketplace, raised approx. €1m in angel funding.
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX) have signed a letter of intent regarding the co-development and distribution (excluding China) of a potential mRNA-based coronavirus vaccine aimed at preventing COVID-19 infection.
Penta, a digital marketplace for business banking, raised €18.5m in funding.
CureVac AG, a Tübingen, Germany-based clinical stage biopharmaceutical company pioneering mRNA-based drugs for vaccines and therapeutics, confirmed it is making internal efforts focused on the development of a coronavirus vaccine with the goal to reach and to protect people and patients worldwide.
LSP, a life sciences investor in Europe, has held its final close of LSP 6 at the $600m hard cap.
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is to acquire ESR Labs, a Munich, Germany-based company that develops embedded software for German car brands and suppliers.
Loyalty Prime, a Munich, Germany-nased enterprise loyalty program software-as-a-service provider, raised €5m in Series B funding round.
iATROS, a German digital health startup, raised €2m seed financing round.
Sander + Partner GmbH (dba WinWorker), a Goch, Germany-based provider of innovative technology for craftspeople, was acquired by Battery Ventures, a global, technology-focused investment firm.