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Past Press Releases - Wellington Partners

October 31, 2012
HowDo You Peel a Banana?
Founders Emma Rose Metcalfe, Nils Westerlund, Edward Jewson and Ian Bach secure significant seed round led by Wellington Partners. More

May 27, 2009
Wellington Partners strengthens its medtech portfolio
Together with ICSO Private Equity, Wellington Partners has led the extension of the Series B round for SuperSonic Imagine, originally with Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners as lead investor, to a total of €26 million. More

May 20, 2009
Wellington Partners makes renewed investment in premium career service Experteer
€ 8 million round of financing. Broadening Experteer’s international expansion. More

September 10, 2008
Wellington Partners and TVM Capital invest in Invendo Medical
Developer of single use and potentially sedation- and painless colonoscope secures € 4.5 million in further financing round More

July 23, 2008
Trigen appoints Dr. Ayad Abdul-Ahad as CEO and Dr. Norbert Bender as CMO
Trigen, a Munich-Martinsried based drug development company focusing on the development of highly innovative biologics for use in antithrombotic therapy, today announced the appointments of Dr. Ayad Abdul-Ahad as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and of Dr. Norbert Bender as Chief Medical Officer (CMO). More

March 20, 2008
Loïc Le Meur joins venture partner team of Wellington Partners
With Loïc Le Meur, one of Europe’s most profiled serial web entrepreneurs, Wellington Partners is adding another star to its venture partner program. More

January 18, 2008
Wellington Partners closes new € 265 million venture capital fund
Pan-European venture capital firm Wellington Partners announces the closing of its latest fund, Wellington Partners IV Technology, at € 265 million, surpassing its target of € 250 million in just over six months. In parallel with the closing of WP IV Tech, Wellington Partners has opened an office in London under the management of General Partners Eric Archambeau and Frank Böhnke. More

December 17, 2007
Wellington Partners finances ophthalmology specialist Sensimed
In its first round of financing, Swiss-based Sensimed AG, a manufacturer of medical devices in the field of ophthalmology, is receiving CHF8 million (around €4.8 million) from lead investor Wellington Partners as well as co-investors Renaissance Capital and Blue Ocean Capital. More

October 31, 2007
Oxford Immunotec completes $40m financing
Oxford Immunotec, the fully integrated T cell diagnostics company, announced today that it has closed a financing round of US$40m. More

July 18, 2006
10.8 million dollars for Wellington portfolio company VoiceObjects
VoiceObjects Closes $10.8 Million Financing; Adds Veteran Executives to Management Team.
Bonnie Crater Joins as SVP, Marketing; Kendra Borrego Joins as CFO More

June 14, 2006
Wellington Partners invests in three new portfolio companies
Wellington Partners continues to broaden its holdings in the 'Electronics' investment sector, and within a matter of weeks has invested in three new portfolio companies: Cavendish Kinetics, Negevtech and, most recently, BridgeCo. More

May 12, 2006
Wellington portfolio company NoemaLife goes public successfully in Milan
On their very first day of trading last Wednesday, shares of Bologna-based NoemaLife SpA (formerly Dianoema), which specializes in software for the healthcare sector, advanced by 37 percent in lively trading on the Expandi segment of the Milan Stock Exchange to close at €12.30, representing a market capitalization of more than €52 million. More

April 7, 2006
Wellington portfolio company SAF AG posts successful IPO
SAF Simulation, Analysis and Forecasting AG, a Wellington Partners portfolio company since 1999, began trading for the first time on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange’s Prime Standard at an issue price of €17.60. More

March 1, 2006
Wellington Partners invests in GIGA TV
Wellington Partners is investing in GIGA TV in connection with a round of funding totaling three million euros. This will enable the company to expand its position as the largest digital TV network for the gaming and e-sports community in Europe. More

February 7, 2006
Wellington Partners finances gaming portal Wazap!
Wellington Partners has invested in the Eastbeam Group in connection with an initial round of financing totaling €3 million. More

August 24, 2005
Wellington Partners expands its Venture Partner network
Clinical expert Dr. Melvin K. Spigelman augments Life Science team prior to fundraising More

July 13, 2005
Wellington portfolio company net mobile AG with successful IPO
net mobile AG, which has been a Wellington Partners portfolio company since 2003, went public on July 12, 2005 at an issue price of € 8.50 per share More

June 2, 2005
Carl Zeiss SMT acquires NaWoTec
Carl Zeiss SMT and a group of investors led by Wellington Partners, CIPIO, Target Partners, and Intel Capital have signed an agreement under which Carl Zeiss SMT acquires 100% of the shares of NaWoTec GmbH, Rossdorf, Germany, for its Semicon-ductor Metrology Systems Division. More

February 2, 2005
Atlas Venture and Wellington invest EUR 7 million in SAFE ID Solutions AG
n the first round of funding, Atlas Venture and Wellington Partners are investing EUR 7 million in SAFE ID Solutions AG. The former CEO of Infineon Technologies AG, Dr. Ulrich Schumacher, will assume the chairmanship of the supervisory board of this Munich-based company. More


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