Thomson Reuters acquired World Business Media Limited (WBM) from Peter S. Hastie, Timothy Riddell, and others. WBM business will join Reuters News division of Thomson Reuters.
EcoR1 Capital, BVF Partners, Redmile Group, and Morgan Stanley backed Zymeworks amended employment agreement with Kenneth Galbraith, its Chair, President & CEO, to establish Galbraith's principal place of employment as United Kingdom.
EQT Private Equity and PSP Investments backed Cerba HealthCare acquired CIRION BioPharma Research Inc. from founders Dr. Sylvain Desrochers and Dr. Lise Dallaire
APG Asset Management on behalf of Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP and OMERS Infrastructure entered into agreement to acquire Kenter from Alliander N.V. for undisclosed amount.
Boxhub secured $12.4M Series A led by AlleyCorp with participation from Solasta Ventures, Interplay VC, FJ Labs, and Hum Capital. AlleyCorp Partner Susannah Shipton joined Boxhub board of directors.
Tikehau Capital, Caisse des Dépôts backed Egis to acquire McIntosh Perry and Beam, Longest and Neff, LLC from Signal Hill Equity Partners and other shareholders.
Chrysalix Venture Capital hold initial close for 5th fund, US $120M targeted Carbon Neutrality Fund, with commitments from Evonik, LyondellBasell, Siam Cement Group (SCG), and a North American leader in forestry, pulp and paper products.
Bunge Limited to acquire Viterra Limited from Glencore, CPP Investments, BCI for US $8.2B in a stock and cash transaction ($6.2B in stock, $2B in cash). Bunge will assume US $9.8B of Viterra debt (associated with $9B of highly-liquid Readily Marketable Inventories).
Brad Schmidt and Pierre Leleux founded Panaxium secured equity investment from the Ontario Brain Institute (OBI) to fund preclinical work that is required for its neuromodulation stroke therapy human clinical trials.
Infineon Technologies to acquire GaN Systems for US $830M from investors, Chrysalix Venture Capital, Cycle Capital Management, BMW i Ventures, SPARX Group, Fidelity Investments, Vitesco Technologies, BDC Capital, Tsing Capital, RockPort Capital, Export Development Canada (EDC), and others.
Daimler Truck AG's Torc Robotics to acquire Algolux from Allan Benchetrit led management shareholders and GM Ventures, Generation Ventures, Drive Capital, Forté Ventures, Real Ventures, Intact Ventures, Alumni Ventures Group, Playground Ventures.
Avast plc paid US $325.9M for acquisition of SecureKey Technologies Inc. from Blue Sky Capital, Intel Capital, BMO, CIBC, RBC, ScotiaBank, TD, Desjardins, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, TELUS, and Rogers Venture Partners.