Europe

HASSLACHER invests in Kensington backed Element5

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Patrick Chouinard and Patrick Poulin led and Kensington Capital Partners backed Element5 secured strategic investment from Austria's HASSLACHER Group.

Novo Holdings’ BBI to take IBEX private for $37.9M

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Novo Holdings' BBI Solutions OEM Limited to acquire IBEX Technologies Inc. from Ian McLean/McLean Capital Inc., MILFAM LLC and other shareholders for $37.9M

Objectway acquires National Bank backed Nest Wealth

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Objectway SpA acquired Nest Wealth Asset Management Inc. from founder Randy Cass, National Bank of Canada, and other shareholders.

Thomson Reuters acquires World Business Media (WBM)

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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.

Cash rich Zymeworks’ CEO & Chair to remain in UK

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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.

Manulife Investment Management to acquire CQS

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Manulife Investment Management to acquire CQS from Michael Hintze/Baron Hintze with CQS continuing to be led by Soraya Chabarek, CEO, Craig Scordellis, CIO Credit, and Jason Walker, CIO ABS.

Better Collective to acquire Playmaker Capital for €176M

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Better Collective A/S to acquire Playmaker Capital Inc. for €176M in cash and stock from Relay Ventures, Jordan Gnat and other shareholders

Cerba HealthCare to acquire Canadian Contract Research Laboratory CIRION

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EQT Private Equity and PSP Investments backed Cerba HealthCare acquired CIRION BioPharma Research Inc. from founders Dr. Sylvain Desrochers and Dr. Lise Dallaire

ABP and OMERS to acquire Alliander’s metering business, Kenter

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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 secures US $12.4M Series A

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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.

Egis to acquire McIntosh Perry from Signal Hill

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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 holds initial close for Carbon Neutrality Fund

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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 to acquire Viterra for US $9B

Ted Liu

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).

Panaxium secures financing

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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

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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.

Torc Robotics to acquire GM Ventures backed Algolux

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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.

impak Ratings acquires Exerica

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Paul Allard led and Société Générale Ventures and Altalurra Ventures backed impak Ratings acquired Exerica from founder Maxim Miller.

Avast paid US $326M for SecureKey Technologies

Ted Liu

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.

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