NewSpring leads Series C round for ad tech firm Dstillery

Dstillery said Wednesday that it has secured $24 million in Series C funding. NewSpring Capital led the round with participation from previous backers U.S. Venture Partners, Menlo Ventures and Venrock. In conjunction with the funding, Mike DiPiano of NewSpring has been added to Dstillery’s board. Dstillery is a provider of audience targeting solutions for brands.


Dassault Systèmes agrees to buy PE-backed Quintiq

Dassault Systèmes has agreed to acquire Quintiq for approximately 250 million euros. Headquartered in The Netherlands, Quintiq is a supply chain planning and optimization software platform provider. It was backed by LLR Partners and Newspring Capital.


TrialScope pulls in more than $10 mln

TrialScope has received more than $10 million in funding. Edison Ventures led the round with participation from Dublin Capital Partners and NewSpring Capital. According to the firm, the capital will be used for growth and to fund its acquisition of Deloitte Analytics LLC assets. In addition to the funding and acquisition, James C. Walker, founder of Octagon Research, which is backed by Edison Ventures, and Michael Balmuth have been appointed to TrialScope’s board of directors. Based in Jersey City, NJ, TrialScope is a provider of clinical trial solutions.


NewSpring Capital hires JA3Partners founder Ashton

NewSpring Capital’s buyout strategy, NewSpring Holdings, has hired Jim Ashton as a general partner. Ashton previously worked as the managing partner of JA3Partners, an executive advisory firm he founded in 2011. Prior to starting his own firm, Ashton worked as a division chief executive officer for SunGard’s Financial Systems division.

NewSpring Raises $250M For Third Growth Equity Fund

NewSpring Capital said it closed its third growth equity fund, NewSpring Growth Capital III, with total commitments of $250 million. The fund exceeded its target of $200 million and is larger than the firm’s $136 million first fund, NewSpring Growth Capital, and $163 million second fund, NewSpring Growth Capital II. The firm has combined assets under management of over $950 million.

Salveo Completes Additional Financings and Acquisition

Specialty pharmacy company Salveo Specialty Pharmacy has completed a second round of equity and debt funding and the subsequent acquisition of Mission Road Pharmacy. Salveo Specialty Pharmacy is backed by Three Arch Partners, NewSpring Capital and Petra Capital Partners. The additional equity financing was led by new investor Sofinnova Ventures. The debt financing included additional subordinated debt provided by Petra, as well as a new senior credit facility provided by Regions Bank.

LLR Partners Invests in Message Systems

LLR Partners, a middle-market private equity firm in Philadelphia, today announced it has invested in Message Systems, a 15-year-old, Columbia, Md.- based company that makes email software for marketers and big brands. The transaction returns some money to NewSpring Capital, which invested $6 million in Message Systems in 2010, though neither the amount that LLR […]

FirstBest Systems Raises $10M From Flybridge, NewSpring, Brookstone, Verisk

FirstBest Systems said it raised $10 million in funding in a round led by NewSpring Capital and joined by Verisk Analytics, Brookstone Partners and Flybridge Capital Partners. NewSpring General Partner Michael A. DiPiano has joined FirstBest’s board. PRESS RELEASE Insurance Software Provider FirstBest Systems Closes $10 Million in Growth Financing  NewSpring Capital Leads New Round to Fuel […]

FirstBest Nabs $10M Round

FirstBest Systems, Inc., the Massachusetts-based software provider for insurers, completed $10 million in funding from investors including NewSpring Capital, Verisk Analytics, Brookstone Partners and Flybridge Capital Partners. Michael DiPiano, general partner with NewSpring, will join FirstBest’s board. PRESS RELEASE: Insurance Software Provider FirstBest Systems Closes $10 Million in Growth Financing NewSpring Capital Leads New Round […]

Technology Crossover Ventures Backs iPipeline

Technology Crossover Ventures has put an undisclosed amount into iPipeline, a provider on-demand marketing, selling and processing technology. As a result, Technology Crossover Ventures general partner Robert Trudeau will join iPipeline’s board. iPipeline is also backed by NewSpring Capital and Volition Capital.

NewSpring Capital Strikes Salveo Specialty Deal–UPDATED

Salveo Specialty Pharmacy, a company formed to acquire and develop specialty pharmacies in the U.S., has struck a deal with NewSpring Capital for investment capital. Specifics of the deal were not publicized. Additionally, the company acquired Echo Specialty Pharmacy Services to enhance its development in the New York marketplace. Brian Murphy, NewSpring General Partner, will be joining the Board of Directors post-financing. Three Arch Partners and Petra Capital Partners also participated in the deal.

NewSpring Capital Backs Pharma Co

NewSpring Capital has backed Putney, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on providing high quality, cost-effective generic medicines for pets. The financing round will provide Putney with the capital it needs to hire additional management talent, ramp up its product acquisition and licensing program, and transform Putney into a stronger R&D and commercial organization.

LLR, NewSpring Back Quintiq

Software maker Quintiq has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from LLR Partners and NewSpring Capital. The minority investment will help Quintiq, formed in 1997, with growth plans. Quintiq is based in Philadelphia and says that it is profitable.

NewSpring Capital Backs CODi

NewSpring Capital led a mezzanine investment in CODi, a maker of laptop computer carrying cases and accessories, the firm announced. Terms of the deal were not released. CODi is based in Harrisburg, Penn., and will use the new capital for expansion.

NewSpring Capital Provides Raritan Inc. With Equity Injection

NewSpring Capital, the Pennsylvania-based private equity firm, invested an unspecified amount in Raritan Inc., the New Jersey-based power management and efficiency firm, from its Newspring Growth Capital II Fund. Marc Lederman will join Raritan’s Board of Directors in conjunction with NewSpring’s investment.

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