Germany’s Acton Capital raises $200 mln for growth fund

By Alastair Goldfisher — 4 months ago

Munich-based Acton Capital Partners hit its target and held a final close of $200 million on Heureka II Growth Fund. Anchor investors include the European Investment Fund, Hubert Burda MediaKfW Banking Group, UniCredit Bank and family offices. The firm held a $110 million first close on the growth equity fund in January 2014. Acton focuses on growth companies in consumer Internet, such as online marketplaces, e-commerce, e-services, digital media and software as a service.

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Clio nets $20 mln Series C funds

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Clio has closed $20 million in Series C financing. Bessemer Venture Partners led the round with participation from Acton Capital Partners, Point Nine Capital and Version One Ventures. According to the company, the capital will be used for product development and international expansion. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Clio is a cloud-based practice management platform for the legal sector.

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DN Capital’s windeln.de Raises Growth Capital

By Angela Sormani — 3 years ago

German online shop for everyday baby products windeln.de has completed a new round of financing. The funding was raised from existing investors DN Capital and Acton Capital Partners with new investors MCI and 360 Capital Partners joining the investor group. DN capital and MCI co-led this round.

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Prescription Eyewear Acquires LensOn

By Angela Sormani — 3 years ago

Prescription Eyewear, parent company of myOptique.com, SunglassesShop.com and GlassesDirect.com, has added LensOn, a Nordic online contact lens seller, to its portfolio. The acquisition was financed by Prescription Eyewear’s existing venture capital investors Acton Capital Partners, Highland Capital Partners and Index Ventures. Additional funding was received from GP BullHound Sidecar, Silicon Valley Bank and Kreos Capital.

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Clio Awarded $6M B Round

By Jonathan Marino — 4 years ago

Acton Capital Partners, the Munich-based growth equity investor, led a $6 million Series B round in Clio, the cloud-based management solutions provider for legal industry clients. Existing investors, including Point Nine Capital, participated in the funding as well.

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