Press Releases

Nov 19, 2014 11:39 GMT Mentimeter Stockholm, Sweden: Today Mentimeter announced the release of #EQmeter, a way to quantify culture for startups who care about equality among its employees. We can also proudly announce a seed investment from prominent angel investors and YoY growth of over 300% reaching past 3 million interactions.

Nov 12, 2014 10:29 GMT CBRE

Nov 04, 2014 09:01 GMT Trustly Bridgepoint Development Capital has reached an agreement to invest approximately EUR 23 million (USD 30 million) for a minority stake in Trustly Group AB to support the continued growth of the business. Trustly, a Stockholm-based online payments services provider, currently processes payments of EUR 1.1bn (USD 1.3bn) per annum, implying year-on-year growth in excess of 100%.

Oct 28, 2014 15:53 GMT CBRE

Swedfund invests in small and medium enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa

Oct 16, 2014 06:45 GMT Swedfund Swedfund invests MEUR 8 in AfricInvest Fund III LLC, a pan-African fund focused on small and medium enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa. Through this investment Swedfund will contribute to stimulating growth, job creation and sustainable development in more companies in the region.

Swedfund increases commitment to fighting climate change

Oct 14, 2014 07:02 GMT Swedfund On October 12, Swedfund increased its financial commitment to the Interact Climate Change Facility (ICCF) by providing an additional MEUR 5 for climate change projects in emerging markets.

Optimizer invests in Rêve – a shopping app of the future

Oct 13, 2014 06:30 GMT Optimizer Invest Ltd. Optimizer Invest has acquired a stake in Rêve - a revolutionary app for high street fashion shopping. The concept is to combine retail and online shopping in a smart way.

Swedfund invests in Ghanaian banking sector

Aug 28, 2014 06:05 GMT Swedfund Swedfund provides Fidelity Bank, an indigenous Ghanaian bank with a strong focus on small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) a MUSD 14 long-term subordinated loan. By supporting the banking sector in Ghana, Swedfund will contribute to job creation, increased demand and private sector development.

CBRE Advises Starwood Capital Group on Acquisition of Three Office Buildings in Warsaw and Katowice, Poland

Aug 27, 2014 09:26 GMT CBRE The 77,300 sq m office portfolio includes: Lopuszanska Business Park (Warsaw), Marynarska 12 (Warsaw) and Katowice Business Point (Katowice)

Jul 15, 2014 10:00 GMT CBRE European commercial real estate investment activity totalled €44 billion in Q2 2014, reflecting a 28% rise year-on-year, and an increase of 10% on Q1 2014, according to the latest research.