OpenCard umożliwia użytkownikom odbywanie częstszych wizyt w restauracjach dzięki bardzo atrakcyjnym rabatom, sięgającym nawet 50% na jedzenie. Satus Venture zainwestował w projekt 1.6 mln PLN z możliwością dalszego finansowania na łączną kwotę 3.6 mln PLN.

Polish Enterprise Fund V and Polish Enterprise Fund VI, private equity funds managed by Enterprise Investors, have sold their 100% stake in Sklepy Komfort, the Polish flooring retail chain, to Barcocapital Investment Ltd., a company controlled by Michał Sołowow, one of the wealthiest Polish entrepreneurs. The value of the transaction was not disclosed. The deal requires the approval of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection in Poland.

AVALLON, a Łódź based company which manages private equity funds, gained new investors at the very end of the year and finally increased the amount of its fund – AVALLON MBO II up to the amount of EUR 109 M. All the money shall be spent for joint transactions with managers which mainly aim at buying out shares sold by their current owners or investments in private companies managed by their founders.

ARX Equity Partners has fully exited its investment in Polish plastics processor, ERGIS-EUROFILMS S.A., generating an overall internal rate of return of over 33% and 4.5 cash-on-cash multiple. The ARX exit was executed via a series of block trades to investors on the Warsaw Stock Exchange in December 2013, which followed the partial realization of the Ergis investment in 2006.

Ardian, the premium independent private investment companyand Resource Partners, a Central and Eastern European private equity investor,today announce that they have increased their joint investment in SIA Baltcom TV (Baltcom), Latvia’s largest cable television operator, by completing the buyout of a minority shareholder.This transactionstrengthens Ardian’sand Resource Partners’strategic partnership,havinginitially invested in Baltcom in May 2011.

Montagu Private Equity, a leading European private equity firm, announced today that it has reached an agreement to sell Emitel to investment funds managed by Alinda Capital Partners, one of the world’s largest infrastructure investment funds.

21 Partners is branching out into Poland with an additional local team and mid-market private equity fund: 21 Concordia.

Deutsche Telekom is strengthening its position in the business-to-business segment by acquiring GTS Central Europe for a total consideration of €546 million. Deutsche Telekom is acquiring GTS from a consortium of international private equity firms, including Columbia Capital, HarbourVest Partners, Innova Capital and M/C Partners, who have actively developed the company over the last six years.

Medort S.A. z Łodzi, lider polskiego rynku ortopedii i rehabilitacji, systematycznie rozszerza wpływy na kolejne kraje europejskie, realizując długoterminową strategię budowy wiodącego gracza regionu. Po zakupie w 2011r. lidera na Węgrzech spółka sfinalizowała w październiku przejęcie lidera sprzedaży produktów rehabilitacyjnych w Niemczech - spółki Meyra Ortopedia. Działaniom akwizycyjnym towarzyszy dynamiczny rozwój sprzedaży na rynku rosyjskim. Akwizycja Meyry była możliwa dzięki wsparciu, jakiego udzielił w tym procesie fundusz AVALLON - większościowy akcjonariusz spółki.

Polish Enterprise Fund VII (PEF VII), a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors, has purchased 100% of shares in Danwood from Budimex SA. Danwood is one of the largest and most dynamically developing European companies specialized in the production of prefabricated timber houses. The value of the transaction is EUR 57 million.