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This week’s family/private investment office deals

Unspecified Rounds

Knutsson Holdings, a Swedish investment group owned by the Gothenburg-based Knutsson family, has invested in Unicorn Workspace, an office sharing platform. Knutsson was one of five investors committing $7 million to the Berlin-based group. 

Franz Haniel & Cie, a German family investment group owned by the Haniel family, has invested in Happybrush, which is involved in reinventing the toothbrush. Haniel together with one other investor committed €4 million to the Munich-based group. 

Convertible Note

Duquesne Family Office, the investment office of hedge fund manager Stanley Druckenmiller, has invested in C2i Genomics, a biotech group. Duquesne was one of 10 investors committing $100 million to the New York City-based group. 

Seed

Bachmaier Invest, a German-based investment group owned by investor Thomas Bachmaier, has invested in ImmoCheckout, a real estate platform. Bachmaier invested an unspecified amount in the Austrian startup.

WndrCo, a Los Angeles-based investment group set up by Jeffrey Katzenberg, a film producer and media owner, has invested in The Expert, which provides video consultations from the world’s top design experts. WindrCo was one of eight investors seeded the startup with $3 million. 

Custos, owned by the Norwegian tech and media investor Christen Ager-Hanssen, has invested in Vantik, a fintech startup. Custos was one of four investors committing an unspecified amount to the Berlin-based startup. 

Vulcan Capital, the Allen family office, has invested in Qapita, a SaaS platform. Vulcan was one of six investors committing $5 million to the Singapore-based startup. 

Series A 

CAM Capital, Bruce Kovner’s family office, has invested in AltruBio, a biotech group. Cam was one of three investors committing $63 million to the Californian-based group. 

Skip Capital, the private investment office of the Australian tech billionaire Scott Farquhar, has invested in Archistar, a property intelligence platform. Skip Capital was one of two investors committing A$6 million to the Sydney-based group. 

GISEV Family Office, a Lugano-based family office for members of the Giuliani family, who control an eponymous Italian-based pharmaceutical company, has invested in Seed Health, a biotech group. GISEV was one of six investors committing $10 million to the Californian-based group. 

Series B

F-Prime Capital, a venture group backed by the Johnson family of Fidelity fame, has backed 1upHealth, a healthcare group. F-Prime was one of four investors committing $25 million to the Boston-based group. F-Prime has also backed Proximie, a UK healthcare group – participating in a round with six other investors worth $38 million.

Prelude Ventures, Nat Simons’ investment group, has backed Mori, a developer of a protective silk coating product that extends the shelf life of perishable foods. Prelude was one of six investors committing $16 million to the Boston-based group. 

Koch Disruptive Technologies, Chase Koch-led venture group, has invested in Sense Biodetection, a healthcare platform. Koch was one of five investors committing $50 million to the UK-based group. 

EQT Ventures, the Wallenberg family-backed venture group, has invested in Dott, an electric scooter company. EQT was one of 11 investors committing $70 million to the Dutch group.

Series C 

PremjiInvest, Azim Premji’s family office, has invested in Adagio Therapeutics, a biotech group. PremjiInvest was one of 14 investors committing $336 million to the Massachusetts-based group. 

Exor, the Agnelli-family owned holding group, has invested in Alan, a French digital health insurance platform. More details here. 

DNS Capital, the investment office of Gigi Pritzker and Michael Pucker, has invested in RapidAPI, an API marketplace platform. DNS was one of seven investors committing $60 million to the San Francisco-based group. 

Series D 

Eldridge, an investment group set up by billionaire Todd Boehly, has invested in Digital Asset, a fintech platform. Eldridge was one of two investors committing $120 million to the New York City-based group. 

 

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