Investment in UK deals of sub-£1m has hit a new high of £63m over the 12 months to December 2006 according to research published by Venture Index. The £63m was comprised of 398 deals of which 136 were completed in the last three months of 2006. In the last quarter, the total sum invested rose to £19.4m accounting for 135 deals.
Sponsor remains on the road for its eighth flagship fund amid turmoil at CEO-level, with fundraising lagging behind peers KKR and EQT
Sponsor has held a EUR 150m first close for its latest fund and will back Central European businesses with flexible capital
Lazard to advise on auction for Dutch cloud-based contact centre and dialogue-management platform
AEA and management have reinvested for a minority stake in the Danish logistics provider