Photonica, Q1 2013:
Photonica is pleased to announce that it has become a portfolio company of new private equity firm, investor, and related company, Ars Nova Capital.
An independent venture with origins going back to 2001 and before, and with a team comprised of a dozen leading executives from technology, media, and other private equity firms, Ars Nova specializes in investing in the dynamic crossover between cutting edge media and the fundamental hardware and software technologies that are transforming it.
Three members of the Ars Nova Capital team also played a founding role with Photonica and sit on the board, with the two companies sharing in part a common lineage.
Photonica joins a portfolio of other Ars Nova investments in radical new hardware and software technologies , as well as in major film, television, game and mobile content projects and companies. Ars Nova's portfolio also extends to major infrastructure projects with leading international partners, now underway at different stages in five locations in Asia, North America, and Europe.