Yukon Partners invests in Schryver Medical

Yukon Partners has provided subordinated debt and equity in Schryver Medical, Inc., which provides mobile imaging diagnostics, clinical laboratory services, oxygen therapy and durable medical equipment rental. Yukon invested alongside Revelstoke Capital Partners and institutional co-investors in acquiring a majority stake in Schryver. Ally Corporate Finance provided a senior credit facility in the deal.


Ares Management agrees to buy National Veterinary Associates

Ares Management has agreed to acquire the parent company of National Veterinary Associates, a private owner of independent freestanding veterinary hospitals in the U.S. Ares will acquire the business from Summit Partners. NVA’s senior management will retain a minority stake in the company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. It is expected to close in the third quarter.


Helion Ventures leads $6.5 mln Series A funding in Workspot

Helion Ventures has led a $6.5 million Series A funding in Workspot, which provides ways for mobile workforces to access business applications and data from any mobile device. Other investors in the funding round included Qualcomm Ventures and Translink Capital. Workspot had already raised $3.3 million in a seed round from Qualcomm Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Webb Investment Network and angel investors.

Committed Advisors closes second fund on €500 mln hard cap

Secondaries firm Committed Advisors has closed its second fund at its hard cap of 500 million euros. Committed Advisors Secondary Fund II was targeting 400 million euros. Investors include endowments, family offices, pension plans, financial institutions and high net worth individuals.


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Greycroft promotes Ansari to principal

Greycroft Partners has promoted Kamran Ansari to principal. Ansari has worked to develop Greycroft’s financial technology practice and played important roles in several deals, including three that exited in the past year. He joined Greycroft in 2012 after working as head of corporate and business development at MyYearbook/MeetMe. Prior to that, he worked as an investor at Oak Hill Capital and Lehman Brothers Venture Partners where he was on the founding team of the successor fund, Tenaya Capital.

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