Deal round-up 26/04

Gilde, Omikron, TBG and Athena dig deep.

Just the Job for Gilde

Gilde Investment has led a $15.8m second round in Job Partners, a human resources software company.

New investor Cisco and all previous investors Financière de Brienne, ING Barings, I-Source, Partech International, and Viventures also invested.

Job Partners said it plans to use the money to expand into new markets. Job Partners was founded in November 1998 and raised $5.7m in funding last May.

Omikron and TBG invest in CM-AG

Omikron Holding and TBG have invested E2m in a second round of funding for ologne-based ASP CM-AG.

CM-AG said the money will support it until it breaks even in spring 2002.

CM-AG was created in 1999 and last year received a first round of E1.6m from the same investors.

Athena invests in Clal

Athena Investments of Cyprus plans to put $6m into Clal Group’s new $150m fund.

Israel-based Clal’s FBR Infinity II Ventures fund will primarily invest in hi-tech firms in Israel and the US.

Athena is run by Hellenic Bank and Sharelink Financial Services.