Sunstone leads SKr40m CMC Contrast investment

Sunstone Capital has led a SKr40m (€4.2m) first round of funding for Swedish pharmaceutical company CMC Contrast.

Greenfield gives Ferd a lift

Ferd Private Equity portfolio company Handicare has bought Dutch stair lift maker Freelift from Greenfield Capital Partners. No financial details were disclosed.

Electra Quoted backs management buy in of Springrealm

Electra Quoted Management has backed the Greg Tufnell-led management buy in of smart casual clothes designer Springrealm for an undisclosed sum, taking a significant minority stake in the company.

Segulah recaps Dacke

Segulah has completed the Skr2bn recapilisation of portfolio company Dacke, returning more than the original cost of investment to limited partners, according to the firm's Sebastian Ehrnrooth.

Infrared sensor company Pyreos raises £2m

Braveheart, Siemens Technology Accelerator and the Scottish Venture Fund have backed Pyreos with around £2m (€2.6m).

BBC seeks private equity joint venture

BBC Worldwide is looking to join forces with a private equity firm to make investments in media production, publishing and intellectual property.