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27 November 2015

Fenox Venture Capital makes strategic investment in world’s first social robot Jibo

robot-355340_1920 Silicon Valley-based Fenox Venture Capital has made an investment in Jibo, a company founded by MIT Media Labs professor Cynthia Breazeal who has created the world's first social robot for the home.

27 November 2015

IFC, Everstone invest $27m in Indian education materials publisher S Chand & Co

six-books-1184809-m The IFC, investing in the private sector on behalf of the World Bank, and Everstone Capital have provided INR 1.79bn ($27m) financing to Indian publishing house S Chand & Company.

27 November 2015

HTGF-backed medical startup Bomedus closes €2.5m Series B

pain Venture capital-backed Bomedus, a German medical start up, has closed a €2.5m Series B round from NRW Bank and a private investor Christoph Schug.

27 November 2015

Vista to unite Shopatron, MarketLive following double deal

gift-444519_1920 Vista Equity Partners has agreed a pair of simultaneous deals for retail software providers MarketLive and Shopatron to unite the pair.

27 November 2015

Catalyst eyes pair of IPOs following $1.5bn Fund V raise

microscope-219984_1280 Canadian private equity firm Catalyst Capital Group is reportedly looking to a pair of IPOs in the wake of closing its latest flagship fund.

27 November 2015

Exponent acquires discount deal websites Wowcher and LivingSocial

buying-15810_1920 UK-focused private equity investor Exponent has bought discount deal websites Wowcher in the UK and LivingSocial in the UK and Ireland and has bundled both businesses in a newly-formed company.

27 November 2015

PE firms eyeing €600m bid for Merck’s allergy business

allergy-18656_960_720 Private equity firms are reportedly considering bidding around €600m for Allergopharma, a German allergy business owned by Merck KGaA.

27 November 2015

Plant gene, biologics business PlantResponse gets €5.7m Monsanto Growth-led Series A

fern-340854_1920 Monsanto Growth Ventures has led a €5.7m Series A financing round for Spanish agro-biotechnology business PlantResponse Biotech.

27 November 2015

Electranova Capital invests €11m in French wood panel producer Techniwood

wall-219666_1280 Cleantech venture fund Electranova Capital, which is managed by Idinvest Partners in partnership with EDF, is backing French industrial wood panels make Techniwood in a €11m second financing round.

26 November 2015

Global Brain, Dentsu Digital, Mitsui Sumitomo back Japanese startup Kabuku with $6m

Japanese flag pole Global Brain Corp, Dentsu Digital Holdings and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Venture Capital Co have led a ¥750m ($6.1m) Series A round in Japanese 3D printing startup Kabuku.

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