PE Week Wire — 8/23/06

Adam Aircraft Inc., an Englewood, Colo.-based maker of carbon composite aircraft for the twin piston and very light jet markets, has raised $93 million in Series F funding. DCM-Doll Capital Management led the deal, and was joined by Mesirow Financial, W Capital Partners, D.E.Shaw Laminar Portfolios and Acadia Woods Partners. Return backers include Goldman Sachs and Hunt Growth Capital. www.adamaircraft.com

Ablynx NV, a Belgium-based drug company focused on a novel class of antibody-derived therapeutic proteins (“Nanobodies”), has raised