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This Week's Deals

In case you missed it: these are the M&As and investments we reported on this week

CTech 10:3921.02.20

Private equity firm Baring completed its $1.2 billion Lumenis acquisition. In November, Calcalist reported the company signed an MoU for Lumenis’ acquisition from London-based XIO Group. Read more

 

Insight Partners backed SentinalOne in $200 million investment. The month-long Israeli investment spree of New York-based venture capital and private equity firm Insight Partners continues. Read more

 

Lumenis CEO Tzipi Ozer-Armon. Photo: Shlomo Shoham Lumenis CEO Tzipi Ozer-Armon. Photo: Shlomo Shoham

 

Venture capital firm Grove raised $120 million in commitments for its second fund. Grove has already made two investments from its second fund that will be announced in the upcoming months. Read more

 

Unnamed U.S. company acquired biomed company Exalenz bioscience for $49.4 million. On Wednesday, the Israeli company confirmed an earlier report by Calcalist that it is in advanced stages of negotiating its acquisition. Read more

 

Cancer immunotherapy startup NeoTX raised $45 million. NeoTX uses Selective T cell Redirection (STR) to bind genetically engineered bacteria to tumor cells and simultaneously activate the antibacterial response of distant immune cells. Read more

 

Automated teeth whitening startup Mavrik Dental raised $30 million. Mavrik develops dental devices that help automate dental treatments, as well as devices such as a fully automated teeth-whitening system. Read more

 

Payments company Flywire acquired healthcare payments startup Simplee. The companies did not disclose the financial details, but one person familiar with the matter who spoke to Calcalist on condition of anonymity valued the deal at $100 million. Read more

 

Retail analytics company Trax acquired image recognition company Qopius. Qopius develops technology that uses image recognition and artificial intelligence to provide retailers with real-time inventory data. Read more

 

Electric vehicle charging startup Driivz raised $11 million. Tel Aviv-based Driivz develops software for the management of charging networks for electric vehicles. Read more

 

Israel chemicals acquired precision agriculture company Growers Holdings. North Carolina-based Growers develops technology that collects and turns manual and machine-generated farm data into planting and fertilization recommendations, aiming to generate higher agricultural yields. Read more

 

Israeli seed breeding startup Equinom raised $10 million. Equinom develops high-protein legumes and other non-GMO specialty crops for the food industry. Read more

 

Augmented reality startup Actiview raised $10 million. Actiview develops augmented reality software for human resources managers and universities that uses short games and assignments to assess potential employees. Read more

 

Integer acquired medical device company Inomec. Inomec develops and manufactures a wide array of medical devices, including laparoscopy systems, catheters, devices for brain and head surgery, imaging technology, and veterinary devices. Read more