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Private Equity Week Wire for Monday 6/9

MIAMI —, Latin America’s leading online travel
destination, today announced it has closed a third round of financing, led by previous
investors JPMorgan Partners and GP Investimentos. will use the funds to further
strengthen its position as the online travel leader in Latin America’s three largest markets:
Brazil, Mexico and Argentina. expects this round of funding to see the company
through to profitability, which is estimated by the first quarter of 2002.

In addition to JPMorgan Partners and GP Investimentos, other participants in the round
include: TH Lee Putnam Internet Partners, Venture, Luna Ventures, GE Capital,
Ventech International and Walden Media.

HERNDON, VA — Ikimbo Inc., a leader in enterprise real-time communication solutions,
today announced it has closed third-round financing totaling $9.5 million from
several strategic and venture capital investors.

The round was lead by William Blair New World Ventures (WBNW), a fund that
invests in B2B networking and technology infrastructure companies.

Ikimbo plans to use the capital to expand sales and marketing efforts for
its flagship software platform, Omniprise(TM), and to continue development of
its simple, secure, and flexible real-time communication solutions.

Cross Atlantic, Draper Atlantic, Exelon Capital Partners, MRW Enterprises,
Riggs Capital Investment, Schoffstall Ventures, and Steve Walker & Associates
also provided funding.

LONDON — ClarITeam, an expert in quality of IT services, today announces the completion of a third round of private investor equity funding worth Euros 14.4 (