Accel and Grazia back United Mobile

Accel Partners and Grazia Equity have led a $15m (€10.3m) funding round for United Mobile, a provider of low-cost international roaming.

The Capital Fund exits Solcara to ArgentVive

The Capital Fund has sold portfolio company Solcara to ArgentVive for £4.5m(€5.9m).

First Reserve Corporation acquires Gamesa Solar for 261m

Spanish energy group Gamesa has sold solar energy division Gamesa Solar to First Reserve Corporation for €261m.

Index backs “DVD Jon” in online media venture

Index Ventures has backed a first round of funding in doubleTwist, an online digital media company, co-founded by Jon Lech Johansen, or DVD Jon.

Howzat Media makes first German investment

Howzat Media, the investment vehicle formed by former Cheapflights managers David Soskin and Hugo Burge, has backed German travel website Trivago.

Bridgepoint exits Concentric to Haldex

Bridgepoint has exited its stake in pump and diesel engine supplier Concentric to Haldex in a deal valuing the firm at around £75m(€100m).