Deals & Exits

Given the relatively small amount of venture dollars available in Europe, continental entrepreneurs are being lured to the U.S. market
Some Canadian pensioners can retire a little easier knowing that the $146 billion Canada Pension Plan Investment Board stands to gain a huge 3x-plus return of about $933 million from the sale of its direct stake in Skype Technologies to Microsoft. The investment seems to be a major validation of the strategy of several large […]
In Europe, there is neither the culture nor the sufficient number of people to exchange ideas about funding for startups
The CEE region, once full of former communist states, is seeing growth opportunities across all sectors
Cisco Systems is stretching its venture network into Eastern Europe. In November, the San Jose, Calif.-based networking giant launched a new technology fund in partnership with Eastern European private equity firm 3TS Capital Partners. Called 3TS-Cisco Growth Fund III, the fund will invest across Central and Eastern Europe, focusing on technology, media and communications. It […]
The Atlantic province of Nova Scotia has traditionally been better known for seafood rather than software. But with the fishing industry enmeshed in a prolonged downturn, economic development types have pinned their hopes for the region’s future prosperity on its lower profile techie side. The province is home to fewer than a million people, but […]
Vancouver and Toronto stand out as central hubs for cleantech investing, though venture-backed startups are clustered in metropolitan areas nationwide. Vancouver, which is the home base of hydrogen fuel cell developer Ballard Power Systems, has attracted many startups specializing in alternative battery technologies. Vancouver, the Canada’s largest metro area on the West Coast, is also […]
The strength of the country’s dollar is messing with VCs, effecting stage allocations, portfolio valuations and a firm’s ability to syndicate.
$500M fund is the largest pool raised for biofuel investments.
Sunnyvale, Calif. • 408-716-4600 Exchange and Ticker: Nasdaq: ARAY Filing Range: 7.33M shares @ $14.00 to $16.00 Offering Price: $18.00 Close on First Day: $28.47 Offering Size: $288M Shares Outstanding: 52,212,444 Underwriters: JP Morgan/ UBS Investment Bank Co-manager: Jefferies & Co. Inc. Company Counsel: Latham & Watkins Manager Counsel: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati […]

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