3TS Capital Partners, one of the leading Private Equity and Venture Capital firms in Central and Eastern Europe announced the €103 million ($136 million) first closing of its latest fund to continue focusing on growth capital investments primarily in the broader TMT sectors including Technology & Internet, Media & Communications and Technology-Enabled Services.

Baltcom, the leading entertainment and telecommunication services company in Latvia, has completed the acquisition of IZZI, the second largest cable television operator in the country. Baltcom completed this acquisition with the full support of its shareholders AXA Private Equity, the leading European diversified private equity firm, and Resource Partners a consumer-focused investor in Central and Eastern Europe.

Mid Europa Partners, the leading private equity firm focused on buyouts in Central and Eastern Europe and Turkey, announced today that together with the four Tatra communities, it has successfully completed the acquisition of a 100% stake in PKL S.A.

Invia.cz, the leader of e-travel market in Central Eastern Europe, a company in the portfolio of the MCI.TechVentures fund, concluded an agreement with Accession Mezzanine Capital III (AMC III) concerning long-term financing.

Delicpol, a leading Polish confectionery company, announces today that it has acquired Cuprod, a Polish confectionery manufacturer, with the support of its shareholders AXA Private Equity, the leading European diversified private equity firm, and Resource Partners, a consumer-focused investor in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).

Enterprise Venture Fund I (EVF), a venture capital fund managed by Enterprise Investors (EI), sold its 34.65% stake in Ballroom International, the largest independent internet ad sales network in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and Turkey, to Stroer Media, a German outdoor advertising company.

Polish Enterprise Fund V (PEF V), a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors (EI), has exited its investment in the Slovak electricals retailer Nay. PEF V sold its 48% stake to the company’s majority shareholders. The value of the transaction was not disclosed.

MCI.TechVentures, a fund from the MCI group investing in technology companies at growth and expansion stage has just executed the investment in Wearco sp. z o.o., the company operating Answear.com, the largest multibrand online clothing store in Poland and Central Eastern Europe, offering over 200 most popular global brands of clothing shoes and accessories.

Łódzki fundusz private equity AVALLON MBO FUND, specjalizujący się na polskim rynku w transakcjach wykupów menedżerskich, wyróżniony w czerwcu tego roku jako Najlepszy Fundusz Roku 2012, realizuje drugą inwestycję odkupując 100% akcji Otwartego Rynku Elektronicznego SA od Orange Polska.

Fundusz Giza Polish Ventures zainwestował 1,4 mln zł w Tomorrow Sp. z o.o. – firmę produkująca e-learning: od treści kursów przez platformę do nauki i testowania wiedzy, aż po specjalistyczne oprogramowanie dla sektora edukacji, powiększając tym samym rozmiar portfela inwestycyjnego do sześciu spółek.