Balderton Capital has held a $680m final close for its debut growth fund Balderton Growth I, which will target early-growth companies, broadening the GP's existing VC primary and secondary strategies.
Acquisition by Bergs Timber values the company at SEK 140m and ends a 12-year holding period
GP will focus on eastern European and Russian-speaking founders who it believes are undervalued and overlooked for funding
GP acquired IFG Group in 2019, subsequently splitting it into Saunderson House and James Hay
Riverside acquired Bike24 in 2015, selling it to Bridgepoint's Wiggle-CRC and buying it back in 2019