There is clearly a buzz around the cleantech space in general and the renewable energy market in particular. And why not? After all if we are to face up to the challenges presented by global climate change we will need to invest massively in this area and that should translate into real opportunities for the private equity community in Europe.
Buyout reportedly values the pharmaceutical glass packaging producer at around €900m
Vehicle will co-invest in European tech scale-ups alongside the venture capital funds in which it is invested
Procuritas will become the majority shareholder, while the founders of the companies will have a significant minority ownership of the merged entity
ProFounders Capital scores 25x money on the listing; other investors include Partech