Icera Inc, the cellular wireless semiconductor company, today announced that 3i has invested $20m in the company as an extension to its recent series-C funding round, which now totals $60m. 3i joins an investor group comprising Benchmark Capital Europe, Atlas Venture, Accel Partners and Amadeus Capital Partners. Icera has now attracted over $100m in venture funding since it was founded in 2002.
Deal is based on an EV of €1.4bn and will see minority owner Kirkbi maintain a stake
Following the deal, Plurima's CEO, Luca Marconi, will be appointed as CEO and chair of Log-Os
Calculus Capital invested €2.5m in the media management software provider in 2015
In additon to the equity deployed by Palladio, a debt package was provided by Intesa Sanpaolo