AVALLON MBO FUND II pursues another investment acquiring a majority stake in EMERSON Direct Communication in Piotrkow Trybunalski. The services provided by the company include promotional and transactional mailing, offset and digital printing, enveloping, digital archiving and mailing distribution.

Azimo, a London-based company which offers online international money transfers, has announced today the Series B financing round of 20 million dollars. The transaction was made by the British fund, Frog Capital and the fund MCI.TechVentures 1.0 (managed by Private Equity Managers) and current institutional investors*, including Greycroft, eVentures and Accion. The funds from investors will be spent on implementing the Company’s development strategy focusing on building Azimo’s position as a global money transfer operator.

Walmark a.s., a major Consumer Healthcare player in Central and Eastern Europe with a leading position in dietary supplements, jointly controlled by Mid Europa Partners and the founding Walach family announced today that it has further expanded its product portfolio in Poland by acquiring a range of products marketed under the Pneumolan brand from Novascon Pharmaceuticals. Pneumolan is the leading children’s natural respiratory health brand in Poland and Walmark thereby becomes the leader in the natural products supporting the respiratory system category in the country.

MCI.TechVentures 1.0, managed by the Private Equity Managers Capital Group, has signed an agreement for the acquisition of a majority shareholding in Pigu.lt, the e-commerce leader in the Baltic States. The transaction is still subject to approval by relevant competition authorities.

MCI. EuroVentures 1.0, a subfund managed by Private Equity Managers S.A., has completed the first part of its deal with lifebrain AG and will subscribe to half of the vested shares for EUR 10 million. The Company will allocate the capital to support its further development.

Experior Venture Fund invests in Tourmedica.pl Sp. z o.o., medical services platform.

Windeln.de, niemiecki sklep internetowy w kategorii produktów dla niemowląt i dzieci ogłosił kupno spółki Feedo, czeskiego i słowackiego internetowego lidera tego samego segmentu e-commerce, który ostatnio wszedł również do Polski. Spółka Feedo była w portfelu funduszu Internet Ventures FIZ zarządzanego przez Grupę Private Equity Managers. Wartość transakcji to prawie 15 milionów EUR.

Abris Capital Partners, a leading mid-market private equity fund for Central and Eastern Europe, is investing in the Pehart group of companies creating the leading independent producer of tissue paper in Romania and Southeastern Europe. The transaction awaits clearance from the Romanian anti-monopoly authorities.

Wirtualna Polska Holding, spółka portfelowa funduszu Innova Capital, zadebiutowała dzisiaj na rynku głównym Giełdy Papierów Wartościowych w Warszawie. Spółka w zaledwie kilkanaście miesięcy od finalizacji transakcji zakupu dawnej Wirtualnej Polski przez Innova Capital i Grupę o2 przeszła proces integracji, rozbudowy oraz zmian wizerunkowych, które doprowadziły do niemal potrojenia jej wartości rynkowej.

Lodz based Private Equity Fund AVALLON MBO FUND II, specialising in management buy-out transactions on the Polish market, implements another investment with the Managers, taking over the majority of company shares.