Holded now held by Visma for more than €120 million

Scandinavian accounting and admin software maker Visma has acquired Holded, an ERP and accounting platform hailing from Barcelona for more than €120 million (with the traditional accompanying earn out numbers). With the acquisition, Holded will continue to operate as an independent entity, with founders Javi Fondevila and Bernat Ripoll staying on board. An interesting development […]

JPMorgan steps up the game, snaps up longtime fintech stalwart Nutmeg

Subject to regulatory approval, JPMorgan Chase, the fourth-largest bank on the planet (in total assets) has confirmed its intent to acquire London’s longtime fintech player, Nutmeg. The purchase is slated to “compliment” the UK launch of JPMorgan Chase’s digital bank planned for later this year. Financials and terms of the deal remain undisclosed. Founded in […]

Berlin’s “bring your suitcase, we’ll handle everything else” coliving platform Habyt closes €20 million Series B round, acquires Frankfurt-based homefully

It’s a banner day at Berlin’s coliving platform Habyt, as they’ve closed a Series B round totaling €20 million, and have announced their third acquisition in six months, this time Frankfurt’s homefully. Let’s unpack. The €20 million Series B round saw HV Capital, Vorwerk Ventures, P101, and Picus Capital, participating, but no lead was indicated. […]

Berlin-based marketing SaaS Uberall raises $115 million, agrees to acquire Santa Monica’s proximity search optimisation tool MomentFeed

Berlin’s “Near Me” marketing SaaS solutions platform Uberall has raised $115 million in a new capital investment led by Bregal Milestone, Level Equity, United Internet, and Uberall management. Simultaneously, the company is announcing its definitive agreement to acquire Santa Monica, California-based proximity search optimisation tool MomentFeed. Uberall reports that the new funding will be used […]

London’s Checkout.com acquires Tallinn-based software dev Icefire

London-based online payment solutions provider Checkout.com has acquired Tallinn’s software development/consultancy firm Icefire. While the financial details of the deal remain undisclosed, according to Checkout.com, this is the largest acquisition to date, with 110 of Icefire’s engineers joining the team, making Tallinn the firms’ second-largest engineering hub. Checkout, which provides some of the unpinning payments […]

Paris-based mobile games publisher Voodoo pwns Tel Aviv’s Bidshake

Parisian mobile games published Voodoo has acquired Tel Aviv-based cross-channel marketing automation platform Bidshake. Bidshake will remain an independent entity and operate independently, while the financials of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 2019 and launched in 2020, Bidshake provides a one-stop marketing automation solution for games publishers to acquire users and ultimately monetise. […]

Ratingen-based DKV snaps up Amsterdam’s EV charging platform GreenFlux

German mobility service provider DKV has acquired Amsterdam’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure platform GreenFlux. GreenFlux has raised €11 million over four funding rounds from investors including ICT Group, BOM, Eneco Group, and SET Ventures. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 2011 by Hans de Boer and Jurjen de Jong, GreenFlux provides […]