A Plus Venture backs Novalys

A Plus Finance has invested €2m in French software company Novalys.

Blackstone still in the running for Latvia telco

TeliaSonera has made a LVL500m (€711m) offer for Latvian fixed-line operator Lattelecom and mobile company LMT.

Vivendy Therapeutics gets 10.5m venture injection

BioMedInvest, Life Science Partners and TVM Capital have invested in a €10.5m first round of funding for Basel-based bio-pharmaceutical company Vivendy Therapeutics.

LDC backs JCC Lighting buyout

LDC has backed the management buyout of JCC Lighting, investing under £10m (€13.4m) for a majority stake.

Capital-E backs image sensor start-up

CMOS image sensor start-up Cmosis has raised €1.175m from Capital-E and its founders.

Latham & Watkins private equity boss lured by US firm

US law firm Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft has recruited Ronald Hopkinson, the global head of Latham & Watkins’ private equity practice.