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Alvarium Investments completes fifth acquisition in eight months

The deal marks the fifth acquisition Alvarium has completed in the past eight months, extending its capabilities into Italian, French and Australasian markets.

Octopus invests £3.3m in Swansea software developer Veeqo

Octopus Investments has injected £3.3m in the UK-based retail software developer, Veeqo, through it’s development capital division.

Germany challenges UK leadership in European tech venture

According to GlobalData, of the total European VC deals in the emerging tech space, the UK lagged behind Germany, which registered an average deal size of $14.3m compared to the UK’s $8.1m during 2018.

LDC London team makes two senior hires

LDC has appointed Joseph Fison and Joe Tager as investment directors, bolstering the team in London to eleven.

Eurazeo exits Moncler for €455m

The investment firm’s eight year holding in Moncler generated an IRR of 43 per cent and proceeds of €1.4bn. The stake in the company was sold via an accelerated bookbuild to a selection of unnamed institutional investors.

Private equity-backed Nexi set for €2.7bn IPO

Nexi, the payments company owned by Bain Capital, Advent and Clessidra, expects a valuation of between €5.5bn and €7.5bn.