Greenbriar Equity acquires WFCI

Greenbriar Equity Group LLC has acquired a majority stake in France-based World Freight Company International, a general sales and services agent for freight cargo in the aviation industry. No financial terms were disclosed. As a result of the transaction, WFCI’s minority investors, which include 3i, ActoMezz, IDI, IDI Mezzanine, Idinvest and Ardian, are exiting their investments.


Mobile games developer Social Point rakes in $30 mln

Social Point said Tuesday that it has closed $30 million in funding. Highland Capital Partners Europe led the round with participation from return backer Idinvest. Based in Barcelona, Social Point is a mobile games developer.

Idinvest Partners and Kurma Life Sciences Partners Celebrate Prosensa IPO

Dutch biotechnology company Prosensa Holding has started its first trading day on the Nasdaq New York, US. Prosensa is the second Idinvest portfolio company completing a market listing this year. Earlier in 2013, Erytech Pharma, a French company specialized in innovative therapeutic approach for cancers was admitted on NYSE Euronext Paris.

Gentical Raises $23.7M From Wellington, EdRIP, InnoBio, Others

Wellington Partners said it is the lead investor in a $23.7 million Series C financing round for Genticel which was closed this week. Wellington Partners committed about $5 million and the remaining came from existing shareholders, including EdRIP, IDInvest, InnoBio, IRDI and Amundi. The funds will be used primarily to finance a phase II program for the Toulouse, France-based HPV- vaccine developer’s lead product ProCervix.

Wellington Leads Genticel Financing

Wellington Partners has led a 18.2 million euros series C financing round at Toulouse/France-based therapeutic HPV- vaccine developer Genticel. Wellington Partners committed 4 million euros to this financing. The remaining 14.2 million euros were provided by the existing shareholders including EdRIP, IDInvest, InnoBio, IRDI and Amundi.

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