VC-backed TubeMogul cuts IPO pricing terms

According to an amended SEC filing, TubeMogul has reduced its IPO pricing terms. It now plans on selling its IPO of 6.25 million shares between $7 and $8 per share as opposed to an earlier intention of selling it between $11 and $13 per share. The stock will list on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “TUBE.” 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.

Roka Bioscience raises $60 mln for IPO

Roka Bioscience has launched its IPO after pricing its 5 million shares at $12 per share. The stock began trading Thursday on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “ROKA.” BofA Merrill Lynch and Leerink Partners are the lead underwriters. Based in Warren, NJ, Roka Bioscience is a molecular diagnostics firm focused on detecting foodborne pathogens. Its backers include OrbiMed Advisors, NEA and TPG Biotech.

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Oaktree Capital’s Townsquare Media updates IPO terms

According to an updated SEC filing, Townsquare Media, a portfolio company of Oaktree Capital Management, will sell 8.3 million shares of its IPO at a price between $14 and $16 per share. The company is planning on listing the stock on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “TSQ.” BofA Merrill Lynch, Jefferies and RBC Capital Markets will serve as the lead underwriters. Based in Greenwich, CT, Townsquare Media is a radio station operator.

VC-backed Otonomy files for IPO

Otonomy said Monday that it has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s pricing terms have yet to be set. J.P. Morgan Securities and BofA Merrill Lynch are serving as the lead underwriters. Based in San Diego, Calif., Otonomy is a biopharmaceutical company that develops treatments for ear disorders and diseases. Its backers include Perceptive Advisors, Federated Kaufmann Funds, OrbiMed Advisors, Novo Ventures, TPG Biotech, Avalon Ventures, Domain Associates, RiverVest Venture Partners, Aperture Venture Partners and Osage University Partners.

OMAM files for IPO

Boston-based OM Asset Management has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s pricing terms have yet to be set. BofA Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Citigroup and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) are the lead underwriters. OMAM is the newly formed holding company for Old Mutual‘s US-based institutional asset management business.

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Starwood Group agrees to buy TMI Hospitality

Private investment firm Starwood Capital has agreed to acquire TMI Hospitality. No financial terms were disclosed. BofA Merrill Lynch and Barclays provided financial advice to Starwood while Citigroup Global Markets was lead financial advisor to TMI. Based in Fargo, North Dakota, TMI is a developer and operator of more than 180 select service and extended stay hotels across 26 states.

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VC-backed ProteinSimple files for IPO

ProteinSimple has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s pricing terms have yet to be set. The company plans on listing the stock on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “PRTN.” JP Morgan and BofA Merill Lynch will serve as lead underwriters. Based in Santa Clara, Calif., ProteinSimple is a provider of protein analysis. Its backers include Essex Woodlands Health Ventures, Novo AS and Domain Associates.

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GS Capital Partners and Thomas H. Lee Partners to sell Michael Foods for $2.45 bln

Post Holdings said Thursday that it has agreed to buy Elizabeth, NJ-based food products provider Michael Foods from GS Capital Partners, Thomas H. Lee Partners and other owners for $2.45 billion. The deal is expected to close in the second calendar quarter of 2014. Barclays is advising Post on the transaction while BofA Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs are advising Michael Foods.

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PE-backed Phibro Animal Health prices IPO

Phibro Animal Health Corp, which is backed by 3i Group, said Monday that it has priced its IPO of over 11 million shares at $16 and $18 per share. The stock will trade on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “PAHC.” BofA Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and Barclays are the lead underwriters. Based in Teaneck, NJ, Phibro is a maker of animal health and mineral nutrition products.

VC-backed Aerohive Networks debuts IPO

Aerohive Networks has launched its IPO of 7.5 million shares after pricing it at $10 per share. The stock began trading Friday on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “HIVE.” Goldman Sachs and BofA Merrill Lynch are serving as lead underwriters. Based in Sunnyvale, Calif., Aerohive Networks is a provider of enterprise Wi-Fi solutions. Its backers include Northern Light Venture Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Four Rivers Group, Institutional Venture Partners and New Enterprise Associates.

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.

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VC-backed A10 Networks debuts IPO

A10 Networks has launched its IPO after pricing its 12.5 million shares at $15 per share. The stock began trading Friday on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “ATEN.” Morgan Stanley, BofA Merrill Lynch, J.P. Morgan and RBC Capital Markets are the lead underwriters. Based in San Jose, Calif., A10 Networks is a provider of application networking solutions. Its backers include Mitsui Ventures, Triton Ventures, Harbinger Ventures, Enspire Capital and Summit Partners.

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Phibro Animal Health files for IPO

Phibro Animal Health has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be offered and its pricing terms have not yet been set. The stock will trade on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “PAHC.” BofA Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley & Co. and Barclays Capital are the lead underwriters. Based in Teaneck, NJ Phibro is a maker of animal health and mineral nutrition products. Its backers include 3i Group.

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.

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