Early stage VC investor EonTech Ventures has teamed up with Generali Group to invest EUR 4m in a first round of funding for Astron-Fiamm Safety, a Lugano, Switzerland-based company that makes safety lighting products for the automotive industry. Trade player Fiamm Group and electronic patent business Astron Group are existing backers in the company.
Transaction is subject to competition authority approval and will mark Ding's third bolt-on in 2020
GP deploys capital from its third fund, which held a €150m final close in 2018 exceeding its target
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