German HR software company Softgarden sells to Investcorp

Berlin-founded HR platform company Softgarden has been acquired by Investcorp, an investment fund headquartered in Bahrain, for an undisclosed amount. This is the fourth deal from Investcorp’s fourth Technology Fund. Softgarden’s main product is an applicant tracking system (ATS), which comes as a SaaS solution and is there to cover and streamline corporate recruitment processes. […]

Orange acquires Norwegian-founded cloud infrastructure company Basefarm Holding for €350 million

Major European telecom operator Orange has acquired Basefarm Holding AS, a Norwegian-founded cloud infrastructure and critical application services company, for €350 million. The deal has been made by Orange Business Services, the telco’s enterprise subsidiary. “We are very proud to announce the acquisition of Basefarm, which will mark a major milestone in our international development,” […]

German medical startup MediDate acquires its competitor Medical One

Berlin-based e-health startup MediDate has acquired its rival, the Medical One clinic group, in a deal funded by the VC firm Earlybird, MediDate’s largest investor. The price of the acquisition has not been disclosed. Started as a digital intermediary in the sector of plastic and aesthetic surgery, the post-acquisition MediDate itself becomes a provider of […]

French-German medical booking startup Doctolib acquires its competitor MonDocteur

French-German startup Doctolib that has built a popular doctor appointment platform has acquired another French company that does exactly that—MonDocteur. The deal, the amount of which has not been disclosed, puts the new group among the biggest platforms of this kind in the world. The consolidated company will consist of all 600 employees of MonDocteur […]