YFM Private Equity has invested £2.55m to back the £6m MBO of Fishawack, a specialist medical communications business. Other investors included the Chandos Fund which invested £2.05m and the British Smaller Companies VCT which invested £0.5m. Co-op Bank supplied the debt package to support the deal.
CIC is also fundraising for CIC Mezzanine & Unitranche 5, which launched in September and held a first closing on €150m
Round is one of the largest venture capital deals in Germany this year
Berthoux and Desmottes join as operating partners, while Philips becomes a strategic partner
Vitrulan has acquired the business for its broader product range and to expand internationally