Earlybird sells Dooyoo.de

Earlybird Venture Capital has sold Berlin-based internet company dooyoo to LeGuide.com for an undisclosed sum.

Carlyle completes Transics exit

The Carlyle Group has exited its remaining stake in Transics, which provides on-board computers and fleet management software to the transport and logistics sector, through a combination of a private placement and accelerated book-building.

Highgrowth backs real estate search engine

Highgrowth Partners has invested EUR1m in real estate search engine Nuroa.com in a first round of funding.

Intel and 3TS go shopping with Internet Mall

Intel Capital and 3TS Capital Partners have acquired a €28m stake in Internet Mall. 3TS invested through both its 3TS Central European Fund II and the 3TS Cisco Fund.

Apax backs Sense Proteomic spin-out

Less than a year after Apax Partners announced it was withdrawing from venture investment, the firm has led the spin-out of Sense Proteomic, a Cambridge-based biomarker discovery business, from existing portfolio company Procognia.

GMT and Peacock buy BigPoint

GMT Communications and Peacock Equity have teamed up to buy a €70m majority stake in multiplayer online game developer Bigpoint from Aurelia Private Equity, the European Founders Fund and United Internet Beteiligungen.