News & Analysis

Atlas Ventures today announced that it was putting $1m into Cognima, a start-up founded by Simon East, former VP Technology at Symbian
At the interim closing Jerusalem Venture Partners has $350m in commitments for its latest communications fund.
Banc of America Equity Partners have closed their second European fund at E590m
The private equity provider has led the £42.3m management buyout of Hunting Engineering, the UK defence contractor.
The specialist IT infrastructure and management services provider has been bought out from DCS in a £21m deal.
Private equity managers operating in Central and Eastern Europe say institutional investors will do well to move into local funds before the region matures.
An early stage technology fund investing in UK and Ireland has been set up that plans to use an advisory panel of seasoned technology entrepreneurs to add value.
The European VC firm believes now is the time to be investing in companies offering “must have” products and services.
Benchmark Capital backs Alternis with $4.5m, Congruency raises further $10.25m, 3i & ACT invest in Intense Photonics
Credit Lyonnais Asset Management Private Equity and BNP Paribas join Carlyle in a rare dot-com play.

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