Intellectual property developer IP Group has led a new investment into a University of Sheffield spin-out business developing hormone deficiency treatments.
Food distributor BFP Wholesale has been bought by private equity consortium Zimt for an undisclosed amount.
Destiny Pharma has secured the investment capital it needs to finance a clinical trial for its drug aimed at dealing with antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Advertising platform Admedo has convinced four venture capital investors to back its growth, and raised $2 million in the process.
Mobile roaming smartphone application Roamer has dialled up a $1.3 million funding round so that it can broaden its offering.
LDC has exited a seven-year investment in Penn Pharmaceuticals by selling the healthcare-orientated business to Packaging Coordinators.
A £2.5 million investment deal has been closed by OmPrompt so that the cloud-based customer management business can invest in sales and marketing.
When MMC Ventures partner Rory Stirling first came into contact with Base79 the online video market was in its infancy. Now the investor has exited a business leading the market and looks back on the growth story.
Equity crowdfunding platform has topped up a £3.8 million venture capital round by using its own platform to raise £1.2 million.
The Alternative Investment Market has continued to attract Chinese listings, with Fraspens becoming the latest to announce a flotation.
Having helped to create Independent Vetcare in 2011, investment firm August Equity has sold its interest in the business for an undisclosed amount.
Bristol-based semiconductor business XMOS has closed a Series D investment deal, pulling in new corporate backers.
Payment fraud prevention technology Retail Decisions has been sold to ACI Worldwide through a deal worth $205 million.
Swoon Editions has become the latest internet-based furniture retailer to secure institutional investment backing after closing a £4 million round.
Peer-to-peer debt finance platform Funding Circle has returned to its investor base to raise $65 million of expansion funds.
Having previously only used its own crowdfunding platform to raise growth capital, Crowdcube has secured institutional backer Balderton Capital as a new investor.
Electric vehicles infrastructure company Chargemaster has raised new growth funds as it looks to build out into Europe.
Spain and UK-based jobandtalent has recruited a number of venture capital and angel backers as part of its first major institutional funding round.
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The Business Growth Fund has added a new manufacturing business to its portfolio in the form of plastics firm Plastique.
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