Gousto secures a £30m cash injection The funding round was led by private equity firm Perwyn and brings the meal kit delivery company's total funds to over £100m. Gousto is reportedly on track to deliver 400 million meals by 2025. Read more.

Palladium’s fifth fund closes at $1.56bn The fund has already invested in two US-based distributors in the food industry and a specialty materials business. The New York-based private equity firm closed its fourth fund at $1.14 billion in 2014. Read more.

EagleTree Capital takes majority stake in Invincible Boat Co The Florida-based brand has become one of the most well-respected manufacturers of premium saltwater fishing boats since 2006. Following the investment, Invincible will concentrate on expanding their product range and enhancing customer experience. Read more.

Cleaning product manufacturer Star Brands secures investment It has been reported that private equity firm Mobeus Equity Partners has invested more than £10m in the company. Leeds-based Star Brands manufactures laundry and cleaning products and has a turnover of £30m. Read more.

Permira secures stake in Reformation The L.A.-headquartered clothing brand designs and manufactures collections using sustainable materials and methods. It has 14 stores in the U.S. and recently launched in Selfridges in Britain. This year's sales are expected to hit $150m. Read more.

Private equity firm Procuritas invests in Nordic hair salon Cutters opened its first salon in December 2015. It has since expanded to over 60 hair salons in Norway. The company recently opened sites in Sweden, Finland and Denmark. Read more.