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PHD Equity Partners builds on exit activity by launching new fund

Business News

The fund management arm of the Dow Schofield Watts Group is looking to raise £25 million to back smaller UK businesses.

Irish start-up VideoElephant closes equity deal to fund US push

Fundraising Deals

AIB seed capital fund Dublin Business Innovation Centre has joined the investment consortium at online video content business VideoElephant.

Northern initiative launched to replicate Tech City in London

Business News

The government is coming together with Tech City UK to create a technology hub in the north of England in the hope that the region can 'capitalise on talent'.

Business Growth Fund adds IT business APSU to portfolio

Fundraising Deals

A business formed through a merger of AssurIT and Apex Computers in 2011 has banked a £7 million equity investment to aid international growth.

Gorkana Group snapped up by rival business Cision

Mergers & Acquisitions

Exponent Private Equity has exited its interest in media intelligence business Gorkana Group through a deal worth £200 million.

Private equity firm sponsored by LVMH sets up shop in London

Business News

L Capital has opened a London investment office and installed former Glenmoragnie president and managing director Paul Skipworth as its head.

Jamie True joins investors at social start-up Reach7

Fundraising Deals

A seed funding round worth £400,000 has been closed by social media tool Reach7 to aid growth of its service, which broadens the reach of users.

Employers set to be caught out by shared parental leave

Business News

Legislation coming into force in December regarding maternity leave is expected to catch businesses short, new research finds.

New London VC fund launched by Singaporean investment firm

Business News

Infocomm Investments has lifted the lid on a new $200 million venture capital firm targeting European technology start-ups.

Seedcamp backs communication business Mailcloud through new fund

Fundraising Deals

A $1.8 million investment has been made into one year-old start-up Mailcloud, with contributions coming from Seedcamp London, Octopus Investments and Bessemer Venture.

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