• Silverfleet puts Prefere Resins sale in motion
    by Ryan Gould on October 20, 2021 at 9:44 am

    Silverfleet, the private equity owner of Germany’s Prefere Resins, has appointed Houlihan Lokey to prepare a sale process that could kick off before year-end, according to several sources familiar with the matter.

  • ECI wraps up fund 9 with 3x overall return
    by Greg Gille on October 20, 2021 at 9:32 am

    UK mid-market buyout house ECI Partners has announced that its 2010-vintage ECI 9 fund is now fully realised, following the sale of last remaining portfolio company Avantia in September.

  • Sofinnova holds EUR 472m final close for Capital X
    by Harriet Matthews on October 19, 2021 at 11:39 am

    France-headquartered Sofinnova Partners has held a EUR 472m final close for Sofinnova Capital X, which will focus on early-stage healthcare venture investments.

  • DACH VC deal value doubles year on year
    by Harriet Matthews on October 19, 2021 at 11:01 am

    The aggregate value of venture and growth capital deals in the DACH region has reached almost EUR 15.4bn in 2021 to date, nearly double the EUR 7.9bn invested in 2020, according to preliminary figures from Unquote Data.

  • Calculus nets 4x with CloudTrade sale
    by Greg Gille on October 19, 2021 at 10:25 am

    Calculus Capital portfolio company CloudTrade, which automatically processes and interprets electronic documents, has been acquired by business software provider Advanced.