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16 February 2015

EQT in final two for Germany’s Unister Travel

boston-airport-743005-m European buyout house EQT is reportedly among the last two standing in a ‘bumpy’ auction process for German online travel group Unister Travel, in a deal which could value the company at up to €900m.

23 January 2015

Buyout houses tipped as $1bn Orbitz travel auction winners

plane interior_lrg Private equity buyers are being tipped as the potential winners an auction for online travel agent Orbitz Worldwide which could reach $1bn.

11 December 2014

ECM picks up travel operator Leitner from Blankenburg family

beach-1392670-m Germany private equity investor ECM Equity Capital Management has bought all the shares of coach, aircraft and cruise ship operator Leitner.

5 December 2014

Lightspeed China Partners backs online travel business Lulutrip

traveller-921297-m Lightspeed China Partners has invested in Chinese outbound online travel agency Lulutrip through a Series A1 financing round.

20 November 2014

Buyout firms line up for Unister Travel deal months after manager tax fraud raids

plane aeroplane aviation sunset_sq Private equity firms including Hellman & Friedman and KKR have reportedly made initial bids for German online travel group Unister Travel several months after a tax fraud case stalled a potential sale.

13 November 2014

VC-backed social travel business Gogobot gets $20m Series C funding

travel Redpoint Ventures and Battery Ventures have re-upped in travel discovery website Gogobot as part of a $20m Series C financing round.

2 October 2014

Clessidra strikes back after ferry company owner claims firm ‘took him for a ride’p

storm-in-the-sea-1152146-m Private equity firm Clessidra Capital Partners has refuted damning claims of mismanagement aired by the owner of an Italian ferry operator in adverts in the international media.

18 September 2014

Tencent leads $20m Series B for Chinese travel site Woqu, Morningside re-ups

plane-interior_sq Tencent Holdings and Morningside Technologies have invested $20m of Series B capital in Chinese online travel business Woqu.

27 August 2014

NEA leads $27m Series A for one-stop travel site GoEuro

train-station-546723-m Global venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates has laid down the biggest chunk of cash in a $27m Series A funding round for one-stop online travel platform GoEuro.

15 August 2014

Chinese travel operator Lailaihui raises $16.3m Series B

china Chinese travel operator Lailaihui has raised RMB100m in a Series B round backed by conglomerate Fosun’s venture arm and CDH Venture.

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