Deal round-up 10/05

Europatweb, Sagitta, Aberdeen Murray Johnstone and Jerusalem Global dish it out.

Europatweb invests in Netonomy

Europatweb has led a $15m round in Netonomy.

Previous investors Atlas Venture, Fidelity Ventures and Viventures also participated.

Wireless company Netonomy will use the capital to fund strategic alliances and expand.

Jean-David Chamboredon, CTO at Europatweb, will sit on the Netonomy board.

Netonomy had previously raised $10m in two rounds.

Sagitta Private Equity leads investments in Living Ventures…

Sagitta Private Equity has led a £4m round in Living Ventures, a restaurant chain.

Sagitta put in £2m. Bank of Scotland arranged a debt facility of £2m.

The funds will be used to install more restaurants.

Manchester-based Living Ventures has annual sales of about £6m.

…and in RDF Media

Sagitta has led a £3.2m round of financing in RDF Media.

The London-based business employs 144 people and has revenues of £20m.

Sagitta’s investment will make it possible for RDF to buy third-party content.

Sagitta Private Equity has approximately E400m under management and advice.

AMJPE invests in Heathcotes

Aberdeen Murray Johnstone Private Equity (AMJPE) today announced that it is making a phased investment of £2.5m in Heathcotes Restaurants.

The investment by AMJPE was made on behalf of Murray VCT 3, Murray VCT 4 and Ventures North West.

The money will be used to fund expansion in the UK and to develop its catering division, Heathcotes Outside.

Heathcotes was established in 1990.

Addleshaw Booth & Co provided legal advice to AMJPE, with due diligence provided by Hurst Morrison Thompson and MBD.

Aberdeen manages total assets of about £27.2bn.

Jerusalem sees Notal Vision

Jerusalem Global Investors, Dellet and Brussels-based ProSeed Capital Holdings have invested $1.5m in Notal Vision.

Jerusalem-based Notal develops products for age-related macular degeneration. It will use the capital for clinical research.

A member of Jerusalem Global Investors will take a seat on Notal’s board.

Notal plans to raise a further $3m to $5m in the next few months.