Notion Capital collects $120 mln for third tech fund

European venture firm Notion Capital has raised $120 million in the first close of its third fund. The target of the fund, which focuses on European cloud computing and Software-as-a-Service companies, is $150 million. The vehicle’s limited partners include family offices, high- net-worth individuals, the European Investment Fund and British Business Bank. Also, the firm has hired Adam Shepherd and Dan O’Toole as associates.

Aglaia launches Aglaia Oncology Fund II with $65 mln

Aglaia has launched Aglaia Oncology Fund II with a total of $65 million, with a target of $80 million to $100 million. The fund is being backed by high net worth families as well as several institutional investors, including the European Investment Fund. Aglaia also was selected under the Dutch Venture Initiative, a fund launched by the Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs.

Sofinnova Partners Raises Seventh Life Sciences Fund

Sofinnova Partners has raised 240 million euros ($312 million) for its seventh life sciences venture capital fund. Sofinnova Capital VII‘s investors include leading the European Investment Fund, Skandia Life Insurance Company, CNP Assurances, and CDC Entreprises. Sofinnova Capital VII will invest about two third of its funds in European companies, and one third outside of Europe, most often in the USA.

Westbridge Reaches Final Close on SME Fund

Westbridge has reached a final close of the WestBridge SME Fund. The fund has raised 30 million pounds ($47.7 million) from private high net worth investors and institutional investors including the South Yorkshire Pension Fund. It is also supported by the European Union through its Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme, which is managed by the […]

Sunstone Reaches First Close for Third Tech Fund

Copenhagen, Denmark based early stage venture capital investor Sunstone Capital has completed a first closing of 85 million euros ($110.5 million) for its third Technology Ventures fund. The target is a 100 million euros final closing during 2012. Among the investors participating in the first closing are the European Investment Fund, Dansk Vaekstkapital, Industriens Pension […]

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