NCSoft invested $15m in Mysten Labs to take the latter’s series B round to $300m while Porsche backed Xanadu’s $100m series C.
There is no let-up yet in the investor pullback, but a series of big energy fundraises helped keep total deal value from falling further.
Suzano and Yara participated in Agrolend’s $145m latest round while Xencor contributed to Zenas BioPharma’s $118m series B.
Cable One provided $50m for Ziply Fiber while Mercuria co-led a series C round the same size for The Mobility House.
Paragon Biosciences was part of Emalex Biosciences’ $250m series D while CMA CGM and AP Moller participated in an $80m round for Project44.
Databricks, Dell, HPE and Salesforce were all part of Alation’s $123m series E round while Alphabet took part in AMP Robotics’ $91m series C.
Octopus Energy Generation invested $127m in Be.EV while Centene Corporation and HopeLab took part in Hazel Health’s $51.1m series C1 round.
Battery recycler Ascend Elements and Geely spinoff Farizon each raised $300m while Saudi Aramco launched a $1.5bn Sustainability Fund.
The oldest standing CVC in the world owes its staying power to discipline, adaptability and unwavering management support says Debi Watson.
Wells Fargo, Greystar, Invitation Homes and Prosus were part of Blit Rewards’ $150m round while Mouro Capital co-led Vesttoo’s $80m series C.
Gradient Ventures participated in a $40m series A round for The Coterie’s while Legal & General led MoneyHub’s $39.5m series B.
A range of corporates contributed to electric carmaker Aion’s $2.5bn series A round while Prosus took part in a $46m series E for farming services provider DeHaat.
AbbVie is acquiring Amgen-backed DJS Antibodies for $255m while Legend Holdings took part in a $56.6m series C round for VectorBuilder.
Alexandria Real Estate-backed Acrivon has filed to go public while H2 Green Steel increased its corporate-backed series B round to $255m.
The value of corporate-backed deals slumped in the third quarter, but sectors like energy and telecoms bucked the trend as did a few geographies like Israel.
In the run-up to the float, Porche's investment arm had invested in 18 companies, from hypercars to EV batteries and even bikes.
Healthcare companies may be driving a public markets recovery while Lunar Energy, helmed by Tesla's former head of energy, has emerged from stealth with $300m.
The audio streaming service is set to list with help from a PIPE deal featuring Orange, Access Industries, Warner Music, UMG and Media Participations.