Investment AB Kinnevik

Type: Company
Name: Investment AB Kinnevik
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 3 reports

BRIEF-Kinnevik says Holtzbrinck Ventures takes 2.5 pct stake in Rocket

8:06am BSTSTOCKHOLM, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Kinnevik : * Kinnevik welcomes Holtzbrinck ventures as a rocket shareholder * Holtzbrinck Ventures ("HV"), is contributing its entire stakes in seven of Rocket's most developed e-commerce businesses directly into ... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

In the last two weeks Rocket Internet had a blast – the valuation spiked up by $1 billion

Hate ‘em but can’t ignore ‘em – Rocket Internet continues to build on the shoulder of the giants.Centralized execution prowess and ruthlessly cloning successful US Internet companies is synonymous with Rocket Internet, but also innovating to adopt lo ... [Published Yourstory.in - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Foodpanda group raises another $60 M

Foodpanda and its affiliated brands hellofood and Delivery Club announced a new financing round of $60 million from a group of investors, including  existing investors Falcon Edge Capital and Rocket Internet AG."Specifically, we will use this to further ... [Published Enterprise Innovation - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

European Stocks Stage a Broad Recovery

08/18/14 - 06:33 AM EDTLONDON ( The Deal ) -- European markets staged a broad recovery on Monday from Friday's sudden fall, as tensions between Russia and the Ukraine appeared to ease a little. The better mood followed a meeting between the Russian and ... [Published TheStreet.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 3 reports

United Internet Buys 10.7 Percent of Rocket for $582 Million

United Internet AG, an online-accessand domain provider, bought a 10.7 percent stake in RocketInternet AG for 435 million euros ($582 million).United Internet is paying 333 million euros in cash andwill transfer its equity participation in the portfolio ... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Swedish investors spot promising Runet niche again

Swedish investment companies Vostok Nafta and Kinnevik, co-owners of Avito.ru, have found a new promising niche on the Runet: its loss-making website Yell.ru launched three years ago has been valued at USD 24m. According to their plan, the website will ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Ahead of Rocket Internet IPO, here are the numbers on its Southeast Asian ecommerce stores

Remember last week when Rocket Internet announced a US$445 million investment from Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) in exchange for a 10 percent stake in the company? That values the startup dynamo at US$4.45 billion. Even in light of ... [Published Tech In Asia - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

foodpanda raises $60 million to strengthen its position in existing 40 countries

Global food delivery marketplace, foodpanda, along with its affiliated brands hellofood and Delivery Club, has announced a financing round of $60 Million. The group of investors, includes most of the existing investors, Falcon Edge Capital and Rocket ... [Published Yourstory.in - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Foodpanda group raises $60 million

Email this PrintFoodpanda- an online marketplace for ordering food-has raised $60 million in the latest round of funding from bunch of investors which include Falcon Edge Capital and Rocket Internet AG. The company started its operations in 2012 and ... [Published Smart Investor - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Global biggies eye stake in deal site Mydala

MUMBAI: Daily-deals site Mydala has held talks with heavyweight internet investors including Russian billionaire Yuri Milner's DST Global and Sweden's Kinnevik as it looks to raise $40 million of fresh funds to expand operations.Mydala, which counts Sanjeev ... [Published Economic Times - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 3 reports

Rocket Internet Sells 10% Stake for $445 Million

Global start up incubator, Rocket Internet has sold a 10% stake for €333 million or approximately $445 Million to Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (“PLDT”), a top telecoms operator in the Philippines.According to Oliver Samwer, Founder and CEO ... [Published Mobile World - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

In Berlin, Technology Companies Search For Elusive Exits

Zalando's Robert Gentz, Rubin Ritter and David Schneider were mum on any potential IPO plans, but did not deny the possibility of a future offering. (Photo: Andreas Chudowski)Up until early last year, a defiant sign hung over the side of the Kunsthaus ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 31 2014]
Entities: Zalando AG, Berlin, IPOs

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"Not only small classifieds but large online classifieds players are also resorting to this practice. Our users are often called by other websites and have complained to us of the same" said Kamayani Singh, communications and social media manager for OLX India, which is 100% owned by South Africa's Naspers Group
...Industries as external investors in Rocket, in addition to Global Founders Fund GmbH, which holds a majority stake in the e-commerce platform. "We are excited to become a direct shareholder in Rocket and build on our long-term cooperation. We are pleased to have made many successful investments alongside Rocket and have tremendous respect for their track record and ability to create successful online companies" HV general partner Martin Weber said...
...very receptive, but political uncertainties remain," said a banker involved in one of the deals, referring to the conflicts in Ukraine and Iraq. "So everyone is striving to tap the market as soon as possible."
"Following the recent investments by PLDT and United Internet, we are delighted to welcome Holtzbrinck Ventures, one of Europe`s most successful venture capital firms, as a new shareholder in Rocket Internet. This acquisition allows Rocket to progress on its strategic objective of owning larger stakes in the most established companies it has founded over the last five years" says Lorenzo Grabau, CEO of Kinnevik

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Online players ‘borrow’ listings, often without... [Published Economic Times - Aug 25 2014]
German Retailer Zalando Said to Start IPO as Ea... [Published Washington Post - Aug 25 2014]
Rocket Internet gets new investor, says stakeho... [Published GMA News Online - Aug 25 2014]
PLDT welcomes entry of new investor in Rocket I... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 23 2014]
Rocket Internet and Zalando to unveil listing p... [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 22 2014]
Holtzbrinck takes direct stake of 2.5% in Rocke... [Published Telecompaper - Aug 22 2014]
PLDT further pares down stake in Germany's Rock... [Published Interaksyon - Aug 22 2014]
Rocket Internet and Zalando to unveil listing p... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 22 2014]
Holtzbrinck Ventures Sells Startup Stakes to Ro... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Aug 22 2014]
IPO-Bound E-Commerce Giant Rocket Internet Cons... [Published TechCrunch - Aug 22 2014]
BRIEF-Kinnevik says Holtzbrinck Ventures takes ... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 22 2014]
Kinnevik welcomes Holtzbrinck Ventures as a Roc... [Published Indianapolis Business Journal - Aug 22 2014]
Kinnevik welcomes Holtzbrinck Ventures as a Roc... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 22 2014]
Online furniture store Home24 opens in Belgium,... [Published Sharenet - Aug 21 2014]
In the last two weeks Rocket Internet had a bla... [Published Yourstory.in - Aug 20 2014]
PLDT's stake in Rocket Internet diluted to 8.6% [Published Telecompaper - Aug 19 2014]
Foodpanda group raises another $60 M [Published Enterprise Innovation - Aug 19 2014]
PLDT stake in Berlin-based firm diluted to 8.6% [Published Philippine Star - Aug 18 2014]
United Internet Acquires Stake in Venture Capit... [Published WebHosting Talk - Aug 18 2014]
PLDT Rocket stake diluted to 8.6% [Published Business World - Aug 18 2014]
United Internet buys stake in Rocket Internet-R... [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 18 2014]
Foodpanda raises $60 million fresh funding [Published Times of India - Aug 18 2014]
PLDT trims stake in German Internet company to ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Aug 18 2014]
UNID INTE : United Internet buys stake in Rocke... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 18 2014]
European Stocks Stage a Broad Recovery [Published TheStreet.com - Aug 18 2014]
European Stocks Stage a Broad Recovery [Published The Street Latest - Aug 18 2014]
PLDT stake in Rocket Internet... [Published Rappler - Aug 18 2014]
United Internet buys 10.7% of Rocket Internet [Published Telecompaper - Aug 18 2014]
European Internet giant's investment in Rocket ... [Published Interaksyon - Aug 18 2014]
Philippine Long Distance Telephone : PLDT welco... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 18 2014]
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Rocket Internet and Zalando to unveil listing p... [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 22 2014]
(Reuters) – German venture capital firm Rocket Internet and Zalando, Europe’s biggest fashion retailer, are each on the brink of announcing plans to list on the Frankfurt stock exchange, several sources with knowledge of the matter said. Both firms ...
United Internet buys stake in Rocket Internet-R... [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 18 2014]
(Reuters) – German Internet service provider United Internet AG is investing 435 million euros ($582 million) for a 10.7 percent stake in venture capital group Rocket Internet, the companies said on Friday. Berlin-based Rocket Internet aims to create ...
Foodpanda grabs $60 mln [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 11 2014]
India-based online food delivery marketplace Foodpanda and its affiliates Hellofood and Delivery Club have raised $60 million in funding. The investors included Falcon Edge Capital and Rocket Internet AG . PRESS RELEASE New Delhi, 11th August ...
Latam e-commerce firm Linio gets $79 million in... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 08 2014]
(Reuters) - Linio , an e-commerce company bidding to be the Amazon of Latin America set up by German venture capital firm Rocket Internet, has attracted 58 million euros ($79 million) in new funding, helping it expand to new markets like Chile. ...
HelloFresh bags $50 mln Series D [Published PE Hub Blog - Jun 19 2014]
HelloFresh has secured $50 million Series D funding. Insight Venture Partners led the round with participation from return backer Phenomen VC . Headquartered in Berlin and New York City, HelloFresh is a recipe kit delivery service. PRESS RELEASE ...
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Kinnevik welcomes United Internet to Rocket Int... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Aug 15 2014]
Kinnevik : Interim Report 1 January - 30 June 2014 [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 18 2014]
Vostok Nafta invests in leading Russian local s... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 18 2014]
Kinnevik: Avito trading statement [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 13 2014]
Semi-annual review of the VINX30 Index (12/14) [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 09 2014]
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