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Wine App Vivino raises DKK 121M in new funding round (Borsen)
Vivino raises DKK 121M as its ecommerce commitment takes off. Vivino is known for it’s wine discovery service, but the company is soon being transformed into a global wine marketplace. The latest funding comes about two years after the company raised USD 25M in a round led by SCP Neptune International, the investment arm of former Moet Hennessy CEO Christophe Navarre. The new round was again led by SCP Neptune International and brings Vivino to a total of USD 57M raised. Other VCs participating in the new round include Balderton Capital, Creandum, SEED Capital Denmark, and Iconical.
PwC Sweden sells Business Services division to IK Investment Partners (Realtid)
PE firm IK Investment Partners acquires PwC Sweden’s Business Services division, which delivers services within accounting, wage management and related consulting services. Business Services had a SEK 950M turnover in 2017. According to PwC Sweden CEO, Peter Nyllinge is this to focus on cores business areas audit, tax and advisory activities.
Nordic Capital sells stake in financial service company Resurs Holding (Realtid)
Nordic Capital owned Citron Semper sells a part of their stake in Resurs Holding for SEK 980M. Cidron sells 17.5M shares in the company, corresponding to 8.75% of the total shares. After the share sale, Nordic Capital owns 52,365,318 shares in the Company, representing 26.18% of the total number shares and votes.
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