Palatine backs Estio Training in third impact investment

The deal is the third from Palatine’s £100m Impact Fund, following the backing of Trade Skills 4U last August and E-days last November.
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LDC hires portfolio company exec Martyn Vitty

Vitty joined ammunition manufacturer Eley Group in 2015 after it had received backing for a £42m management buyout from LDC the year previous.
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BGF backs filtration equipment manufacturer Amazon Filters

Surrey-headquartered Amazon Filters generates revenue of £24m and employs over 200 staff across its facilities in the UK, Poland and Germany.
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Ekkio’s Paris City Vision bolts on Seine cruise operator

Ekkio Capital hopes the acquisition of Paris Seine will help Paris City Vision consolidate its position in the French capital's tourism market.
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LBO France launches fund for individual backers

Those wishing in to invest in LBO France's new fund must commit a minimum of €25,000 and will be targeted through wealth management professionals.

NorthEdge launches AI and data driven origination platform

NorthEdge has partnered with Manchester-headquartered Peak AI for the project, which has a focus on using data to drive sustainable business growth.