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.

Index leads 10m Criteo funding round

Index Ventures has led a €10m second round of funding for French software company Criteo, a provider of personalised recommendation software for online retailers and advertisers.

Magnum takes stake in Pretersa-Prenavisa 

Magnum Industrial has taken an 80 per cent stake in infrastructure logistics group Pretersa-Prenavisa in a deal that values the company at nearly €200m.

Oxford Capital leads £1.2m Microbial investment

Oxford Capital Partners has led a £1.2m(€1.6) seed round of funding for Microbial Solutions. H2O Venture Partners and The Rainbow Seed Fund also participated in the deal.