Alkemics, a Paris-based platform that connects global retailers with suppliers large and small, has raised a €21 million Series C round led by Highland Europe, along with Index Ventures, SEB and Cathay Innovation. Since raising €20 million in 2016, Alkemics has worked with the largest grocery retailers in France and the UK (including E.Leclerc, Intermarché, […]
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Relatively under the radar, Schibsted Group has been building a network of online marketplaces around the world. It’s now ramping up hiring tremendously.
Efficy, a European CRM specialist, has acquired webCRM, a Danish solution for small- and mid-sized customers. With this acquisition, the Belgian company enters the Scandinavian market in pursuit of its goal to capture 5 percent of the European CRM market by 2024. Founded back in 2005, Efficy has now bought six companies over the last […]
Belgian fintech company Unifiedpost has acquired 21 Grams, AKTI and BanqUP, quickly acting on its ‘buy-and-build’ acquisition strategy that was laid out after the €47 million fundraising round this summer and a September listing on Euronext Brussels. Through the deals, Unifiedpost Group further develops its one-stop-shop platform and expands its activities from fifteen to twenty […]
Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Electronic Arts has reached an agreement to acquire UK-based game developer and publisher Codemasters, valuing the company at approximately $1.2 billion. The deal is anticipated to be completed in Q1 2021, and comes at a surprise as rival publisher Take-Two Interactive had only agreed […]
Nordic e-commerce powerhouse BHG has acquired 97.6% of Scandinavian design e-tailer Nordic Nest, it announced on Sunday (hat tip: Breakit). The deal values Nordic Nest, which was founded in Sweden back in 2002 (under the name Designonline), at approximately €175 million. The sellers of Nordic Nest include Nordstjernan, Philian Invest, Stella Capital, Jörgen Bödmar, its […]