Innova Capital, a leading Central European private equity firm will become a stakeholder in CS Group Polska, one of the top online marketing services suppliers for the small and medium enterprises sector. The transaction exposes the fund to an attractive and growing online advertising market.

Mid Europa Partners ("Mid Europa"), the leading private equity investor in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today the agreement to sell Knjaz Miloš, the leading producer of mineral water and non-alcoholic beverages in Serbia and the surrounding region, to a joint venture between Karlovarské Minerální Vody ("KMV") and PepsiCo, Inc. ("PepsiCo"). The transaction is subject to customary competition authority clearance and is expected to close in Q3 2019.

Value4Capital finalised the sale of the security services activities of its Konsalnet Holdings S.A. investment to SERIS Group; it continues to own the former cash handling activities.

NEXD, leading creative advertising technology company, has raised a new round of funding led by NEO Ventures to fuel further international expansion. Following a 4 year period of consecutive growth and solidifying its market position, NEXD is now planning to scale up faster and for this has raised a new funding round led by NEO Ventures with participation by existing investor 3TS Capital Partners as well as Alex Rahaman, newly appointed Chairman of NEXD.

Value4Capital,  the  lower  mid-market  Polish  and  central  European  buy-out  manager,  announced  the  acquisition of a minority stake in Dreamcommerce S.A. by its V4C Poland Plus Fund.  It is the largest Polish provider by number of clients and active online stores, with over 17,000 subscriptions at the end of 2018.

Abris Capital Partners sold its majority stake in CheMeS to Innova Capital. During the past 3.5 years of intensive development under Abris’ ownership, the company made significant investments in production infrastructure and technology, allowing to enter unexplored markets and attract new customers.

Founded by a group of Polish innovators and scientists, Prosoma helps cancer patients fight anxiety and depression by combining behavioral therapy and virtual reality technology. The company has just acquired an investor - the Black Pearls VC fund, which will support the development of the unique therapeutic methodology with the amount of EUR 280k. The co-founder of Prosoma is Marek Ostrowski, creator of Luxon LED success.

CEE Equity Partners, the Investment Advisor to the China Central and Eastern Europe Investment Co-operation Fund II, is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement to invest in, modernise and develop 15 grain silos and logistic hubs from the Brise Group.

Mid Europa Partners, the leading private equity investor in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Mlinar d.d. from its founder, Mato Škojo, who will retain a stake in the business. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to complete in Q2 2019.

EUR 230k has been invested by Black Pearls VC in Xopero - a company developing unique emergency recovery technology and ensuring continuity of companies' IT systems in the event of a breakdown or attack by hackers. In terms of technological advancement and speed of backup, Xopero is in the world's forefront.