A consortium of new and existing investors have bought a minority stake in France-based Socomore, a producer of surface treatment products used in the aerospace industry, while CEO Frédéric Lescure has retained a controlling stake.
Valar, Alven Capital and the European Investment Bank (EIB) back digital bank Qonto
Blackstone sells 20% stake in high-end, Milan-based fashion brand Versace to Michael Kors
Other participants in the funding round include GV, Boldstart Ventures and Heavybit
Insurance data software company will invest in product development as it scales internationally