Online software platform Elihuu secured USD30,000 in funding from Deming Center Venture Fund (DCVF), a group of University of Colorado boulder graduate students, for the development and expansion of the company's product.
Valuation results in 3Q13 showed a noticeable increase over 2Q13, including the greatest difference between up and down rounds in over six years. The software industry was especially strong, not only valuation-wise, but also in the number of deals.
Ramot Tel Aviv University Ltd secured USD17 million in funding for its Technology Innovation Momentum Fund, which will invest in breakthrough technologies in various industries.
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on Monday including Greece banking, Fiat, BOFA, Mechel, Saputo, RBS, Lohmann, Carlyle Group, Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Kuwait Airways, Dubai Holding, SunEdison, Blackstone, Greece National Bank, IMG Worldwide, KKR, Babcock, AMR, Orrick, BAC and Fisker Automotive.
Carlyle Group LP said on Monday it has finished raising money for its latest U.S. private equity fund, surpassing its initial $10 billion fundraising target by $3 billion.
Charter Hall Retail REIT completed a fully underwritten USD80 million institutional placement for the partial funding of its Rosebud Plaza acquisition, according to the company's statement to the Australian Securities Exchange.
Commonwealth Property Office Fund Ltd (CPA) terminated a takeover offer from Dexus Property Group Ltd and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) after the the consortium failed to top a rival bid within the specified time.
Singapore-listed AIMS AMP Capital Industrial REIT entered the Australian market by buying a 49% stake in Optus Center at Sydney's Macquari Park for over USD184 million.
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on Friday, including Microsoft, Comcast, Green Dot, Goldman Sachs and others.
Japan's Nomura Holdings Inc. and British Intermediate Capital Group Plc agreed to form a joint venture to provide mezzanine debt to be used for acquisitions.
US-based private equity fund Exhilway Global has closed USD200 million for its mines and minerals private equity fund that will operate in Indonesia, Turkey, and Kazakhstan.
Women-led venture capital firm Illuminate Ventures closed USD20 million as its first fund to invest in cloud data, big data, analytics, software-as-a-service, and enterprise mobility startups in North America.
Counterpoint Asian Macro Fund is a new macro fund established through a venture between former HSBC Holdings Plc economist Geoff Barker and City Financial Investment Co.
Atomico's Fund III was intended to provide financial support to startups who are raising money via later-stage funding rounds to aid them in scaling their businesses.