Foresight Venture Partners has led a £4.2m fundraising for Zoo Digital Group Plc, the AIM listed video technology company. Zoo's technology has powered the rise of interactive DVDs, including a new type of computer game that can be played on any DVD player. Zoo's technology is also being used in Hollywood to create movie DVDs faster and more cost-effectively.
Fund targets companies active in the ready-to-wear, cosmetics, jewellery, accessories, health and lifestyle sectors
This is Cinven VII's third acquisition following the purchase of LGC and Thyssenkrupp Elevator
Buyer is wholly acquiring the company for a debt-free purchase price of around €13.6m
Round follows the company's €24m series-D in November 2019, also backed by Wellington and HBM