Deal round-up 01/06

New money from ETF Group, Amadeus, 3i, Dawnay Day Lander and BrainHeart.

ETF invests in PHS MEMS

ETF Group has contributed to the E31m third round funding of PHS MEMS.

Other investors include AXA Group Private Equity, IDI Group, Thales CSF Ventures, Finov and Innovafrance.

ETF Group maintains a portfolio of about 60 companies.

Amadeus leads investment in Clearswift

Amadeus Capital Partners has led a £6.75m financing round in Clearswift Corporation.

Other investors in the email content security business include Pino Ventures and 4C Ventures.

Clearswift was founded in 1983 as Net-Tel. Research firm IDC estimates the content security market will grow 71 per cent each year and will be worth $952m in 2004.

3i invests in Indigo Photonics

3i has invested a first round of £4m in Indigo Photonics.

The Birmingham-based optical firm will use the money to develop more technology.

Dawnay Day Lander invests in Kizoom

Dawnay Day Lander has invested £1.5m in Kizoom, a wireless information firm.

Kizoom runs public information services for transport operators such as Railtrack. The firm has so far received about 1.5m train timetable enquiries to date.

BrainHeart capital invests in Service Factory

The venture capital company BrainHeart Capital has bought 10 per cent of Service Factory, a Swedish wireless firm.

BrainHeart Capital focuses on wireless and IT in the Nordic region. Its has about $199m under management.