VC-backed AGTC debuts IPO

Florida-based biotech company Applied Genetic Technologies Corp. has launched its IPO after pricing its offering of over 4.16 million shares at $12 per share. The stock began trading Thursday on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “AGTC.” BMO Capital Markets and Wedbush PacGrow Life Sciences are the lead underwriters. Its backers include InterWest Partners, Skyline Ventures, Intersouth Partners, MedImmune Ventures, Osage University Partners, SR One and Alta Partners.

VC-backed TubeMogul files for IPO

According to an SEC filing, TubeMogul has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be offered as well as the stock’s pricing terms have yet to be set. BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, RBC Capital Markets, BMO Capital Markets and Oppenheimer & Co. will serve as lead underwriters. Based in Emeryville, Calif., TubeMogul is an online video marketing company. Its backers include SingTel Innov8, Cross Creek Capital, Digital Advertising Consortium, Foundation Capital and Trinity Ventures.

Alliance Laundry completes Primus Group acquisition

Alliance Laundry has closed its buy of Primus Group. No financial terms were disclosed. BMO Capital Markets advised Alliance Laundry on the transaction. Alliance Laundry is an indirect subsidiary of ALH Holding, a portfolio company of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan managed by Teachers’ Private Capital. Primus Group, which is headquartered in Gullegem, Belgium, markets commercial washer-extractors, tumbler dryers, ironers and feeding and folding equipment under the Primus, Lavamac and Deli brands.

Wynnchurch Capital Acquires Imperial Group

Wynnchurch Capital has acquired  Imperial Group from Accuride Corp. BMO Mezzanine Fund and a management team led by CEO Terry Wogan also invested. Financial terms were not disclosed. Denton, Texas-based Imperial makes precision metal stampings, fabricated components and value-added assemblies for the heavy truck, bus, and industrial end-markets.

Colleen Campbell Named BMO Capital Markets Vice-Chair

Investment and corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group, BMO Capital Markets has appointed veteran investment banker Colleen Campbell as a vice-chair of BMO Capital Markets. Campbell began her career with BMO Capital Markets in 1997 and spent 12 years as head of Canadian debt capital markets. Since 2009, she has been global head of debt capital markets.

Madison Dearborn Invests in Aderant Holdings

Madison Dearborn Partners said Monday it has agreed to invest in Aderant Holdings. The sellers are Vista Equity Partners and company management, which will retain “significant” ownership positions. Financial terms weren’t announced. MDP is buying about half of Vista Equity’s and Aderant management’s stakes, the statement says. Atlanta-based Aderant provides business management software for law and professional services firms. BofA Merrill Lynch provided financial advice to MDP, while BMO Capital Markets and Marks Baughan advised Aderant and Vista.

Mason Wells Buys Whitehall Specialties

Mason Wells has acquired Whitehall Specialties. Financial terms were not announced. Northleaf Capital, PPM America, Audax Mezzanine and company management are also investing. BMO Capital Markets and Audax are providing financing. Whitehall, of Wisconsin, produces and markets custom analog and processed cheese products.

Rosenfield Joins Petsky Prunier

Seth Rosenfield has joined Petsky Prunier as an MD. He’s focusing on information services and business media. Rosenfield is a former banker with BMO Capital Markets and Veronis Suhler Stevenson.

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