Cleantech investment in U.K totals £228 million in 2013

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Cleantech investments in the U.K have totaled £228 million in 2013, according to i3 market intelligence platform from Cleantech Group.

The total deals in the cleantech sector in U.K in 2013 stands at 78.

Intelligent Energy, a fuel cells and hydrogen company, raised £31,547,692 from undisclosed investors in a growth equity round.

Hailo, a transportation company, raised £19,550,217 from Union Square Ventures, Accel Partners, Wellington Partners Venture Capital, Atomico, Felicis Ventures, and Red Swan Ventures in a Series B round

 

Green Biologics, a biofuels and biochemicals company, raised £15,448,934 from Sofinnova Partners, Swire Pacific, Capricorn Venture Partners, and Oxford Capital Partners in a Series B round

Blade Dynamics, a wind company, raised £15,547,264 from Energy Technologies Institute in a growth equity round

Xeros, a developer of polymer-based textile cleaning systems that eliminate much of the water usage from laundry, raised £10,015,460 from Invesco Perpetual, IP Group, Entrepreneurs Fund Management, Enterprise Ventures, Parkwalk Advisors, and Finance Yorkshire in a growth equity round

According to i3 market intelligence platform five of the top 20 best performing stocks of the Russell 3,000 in 2013 were cleantech companies.

The market witnessed a number of positive exits including Climate Corporation, Waze, Silver Spring Networks, ecoATM, and Evogene.

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