Marriott Harrison has acted for Beringea LLP in connection with a growth funding investment into My 1st Years, the children’s gifts personalisation site.
The £5m round was led by Beringea, and supported with funds managed by Hargreave Hale. The investment will be used to drive developments in operations, marketing and international expansion into the US.
This is the latest in a series of investments for Beringea in retail and ecommerce. The venture capital firm has also recently invested in luxury watch reseller Watchfinder and men’s styling site Thread. Its diverse portfolio covers a range of other industries including digital media, business software and services and consumer products.
The team was led by corporate associate David Strong.