News

Cipio Partners and 3i Group agree sale of European Venture Investments

Munich/San Jose, CA – April 20, 2009 – Cipio Partners, a leading secondary direct investment firm, and 3i Group Plc, an international leader in private equity, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement for the sale of interests in ten companies currently part of 3i’s European Venture portfolio.

“3i […]

April, 2009| Source: Cipio News|

Liquidation of Mobile Commerce Ventures Pte Ltd.

Cipio Partners and other limited partners have received all distributions from Mobile Commerce Ventures Pte Ltd. and closed the fund. Cipio was invested in the mobile communications and commerce investment vehicle alongside Siemens VC, Pacific Century, Global Times Ventures and others

December, 2008| Source: Cipio News|

Sale of Augeo Software NV to Euro India Technology Ventures

Cipio Partners and other shareholders have sold Augeo Software NV to Euro India Technology Ventures through an asset deal. Cipio Partners was an investor in the company alongside NeSBIC, Gilde, ABN AMRO and others.

August, 2008| Source: Cipio News|

Liquid Venture

The emerging venture secondaries market is gaining traction as VCs look to offload decade old
dot.com investments lingering in their portfolios and free up capital. (…)

 

Full text: www.greenparkcapital.com (PDF)

June, 2008| Source: EVCJ|

Sale of Guide Technology Inc. to Co-Investors

Cipio Partners has sold its interest in Guide Technology Inc. to certain Co-Investors. Cipio Partners was the company’s largest institutional investor and represented in the company’s board.

June, 2008| Source: Cipio News|

Sale of Tevet Process Technologies Ltd. to Nanometrics, Inc.

Cipio Partners and other shareholders have sold Tevet Process Technologies Ltd. to Nanometrics, Inc. through an asset deal. The acquisition represents an additional entry point for Nanometrics with leading semiconductor OEMs, as well as companies in the solar manufacturing industry. Cipio Partners was an investor alongside Eurofund, Intel Capital […]

May, 2008| Source: Cipio News|

Nanometrics Acquires Assets of Tevet Process Control Technologies, Ltd.; Broadens Integrated Metrology Portfolio

Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq: NANO), a leading supplier of advanced process control metrology equipment, today announced that it has acquired Tevet Process Control Technologies, Ltd. (“Tevet”) through an all-cash asset purchase transaction. Tevet is an integrated metrology (“IM”) company serving the worldwide semiconductor and solar manufacturing industry.

The acquisition of Tevet […]

May, 2008| Source: www.nanometrics.com|

Sale of Danger, Inc., to Microsoft, Inc.

Cipio Partners and other shareholders have sold Danger, Inc., to Microsoft, Inc. The company will become part of Microsoft’s new Premium Mobile Experience Team. The transaction marks a further highly successful exit for Cipio Partners from its US portfolio. Cipio Partners was an investor in the company among leading […]

April, 2008| Source: Cipio News|

Report on Acquisition of Siemens Venture Capital Portfolio in VC Magazin

Siemens Venture Capital (SVC) is the corporate venture organization for Siemens AG, one of the largest electronics and engineering corporations worldwide. Following the launch of Nokia Siemens Network, a joint venture between Siemens’ Communications division and Nokia’s Network Business group, Siemens decided to explore a sale of its portfolio […]

October, 2007| Source: VC-Magazin|

Cipio Partners acquires Investment Portfolio from Siemens Venture Capital

Munich/San Jose, CA, April 3, 2007

Investment management firm Cipio Partners has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a portfolio of venture capital investments from Siemens, the global electrical engineering and electronics concern. The portfolio includes virtually all assets of the Siemens Venture Capital (“SVC”) Communications Fund through which SVC, […]

April, 2007| Source: Cipio News|