Germany-based Point Nine, a pan-European and US focused VC firm that specialises in B2B SaaS and marketplace investments, has closed a new €100 million seed fund (technically €99,999,999) dubbed ‘P9 V’. You guessed it, this is the firm’s fifth fund since its founding in 2011. Aside from having the greatest of VC websites, Point Nine […]
Global investment firm EQT has agreed to acquire the majority of Spanish online real estate classifieds platform provider idealista from (funds advised by) Apax Partners and its management for a whopping €1.3 billion. Apax bought idealista in 2015 at a reported €150 million valuation. EQT’s IX fund will have a majority ownership, but idealista’s management […]
One Peak Partners, a London, UK-based tech investment firm, is announcing today that it has closed its second growth fund at its hard cap of €443 million, taking the firm’s assets under management to approximately €700 million in total. One Peak was founded by Humbert de Liedekerke and David Klein in 2014, and is primarily […]
This week, we talk about some of the biggest stories in European tech, like the EU’s new investigations into some of Apple’s practices and Wirecard’s missing billions. Later in the show, you’ll hear an interview with Moray Wright, CEO of Parkwalk Advisors, one of the UK’s leading growth fund managers.
Indico Capital Partners, the Portuguese investment firm that has backed the likes of Tier Mobility and Unbabel, says it has recently completed fundraising for its latest fund. Having already deployed €17 million across 9 companies after a year in business, Indico has now closed €54 million in financing from a group of 46 rather diverse […]
Imperial College London, one of the world’s leading universities, is today launching its first ‘Innovation Fund’ to back early-stage spin-out startups founded by students or staff, or with a research or development link to the institution. The first fund will be managed by university spinout fund manager Parkwalk, an obvious choice as the latter already […]
RTP Global, the Moscow-headquartered VC firm formerly known as ru-Net and focused on early-stage technology investments, is launching a new $650 million fund to support founders across Europe, North America, India and South-East Asia. The new fund comes in at more than triple the size of the previous fund, as it comes with a track […]