Amadeus Capital Partners has led a follow-on round of financing of $10m in ip.access, a developer of cellular picocell and femtocell (cellular-over-IP) technologies. Existing investors Intel Capital Corporation, Rothschild & Cie Gestion and Scottish Equity Partners are participating in the financing, which will enable mobile operators to bring to consumers the ability to use their existing 3G mobile phones for making calls and watching video clips via their home broadband connection.
Ardian acquires Crédit Mutuel Equity's stake in the France-based packaging manufacturer
Fund-of-funds invests in primary and secondary private equity funds across the US, Europe and Asia
GP buys the company from private equity house B4 Investimenti and founders Giuseppe and Luca Cerea
Nestlé will continue to manage its remaining ice cream operations in Canada, Latin America and Asia