Nokia Siemens Networks has sold its optical networks business unit to US-based Marlin Equity Partners, in a deal likely to close in the first quarter of 2013.
Fund targets later-stage venture capital investments, mainly across the DACH region
Company will use the fresh capital for the roll-out and expansion of a new networking platform
VC is joined in the round by Quadia, Localglobe, Atlantic Food Labs, Ideo and Demand Analytics
Deal marks the first acquisition for the GP's latest vehicle, Alto Capital IV