Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), the international high-technology venture capital firm, has partnered with Russian commercial banking group VTB to form a new Russian venture capital fund, DFJ-VTB Aurora. The team will manage a family of funds, which are ruble-based and convert to approximately $150m of capital for investments in Russia and the CIS. Planning is underway for an additional off-shore fund with flexibility to invest in technology companies headquartered both inside and outside of Russia and CIS.
Polish buyout firm Abris Capital Partners has signed an agreement to sell its stake in Polish locomotive lessor Cargounit, also known as Industrial Division, to Three Seas Investment Fund (3SIIF).
Amplify IV targets seed and series-A rounds, while Amplify Select makes follow-on investments in existing portfolio companies
GP had previously made an offer of SEK 70 per share, which was later increased to SEK 72 per share
Company intends to boost its production capability, bolster its international expansion and pursue a buy-and-build strategy