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VC-backed pet insurance firm Trupanion debuts IPO

Trupanion has launched its IPO after pricing its 7.125 million shares at $10 per share. The stock began trading Friday on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “TRUP.” RBC Capital Markets, Barclays and Stifel are the lead underwriters. Based in Seattle, Trupanion is a pet insurance provider. It is backed by Maveron and Highland Capital Partners.

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.

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VC-backed TubeMogul sets pricing terms for IPO

According to an amended SEC filing, TubeMogul has priced its IPO of 6.25 million shares between $11 and $13 per share. Also, the company plans on listing the stock 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.

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SoftBank Capital leads Series B round for IgnitionOne

Digital marketing tech company IgnitionOne said Thursday that it has closed $20 million in Series B funding. SoftBank Capital led the round with participation from return backers that include ABS Capital Partners and Brown Savano. RBC Capital Markets served as placement agent for the financing.

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GI Partners completes Peak 10 acquisition

GI Partners has closed its previously announced buy of Peak 10. No financial terms were disclosed. Credit Suisse, RBC Capital Markets and Jefferies provided the financing for the transaction. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Peak 10 is an operator of data centers.

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VC-backed pet insurance firm Trupanion files for IPO

Trupanion 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. RBC Capital Markets, Barclays and Stifel will serve as the lead underwriters. Based in Seattle, Trupanion is a pet insurance provider. It is backed by Maveron and Highland Capital Partners.

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Pamlico-backed Clarity buys South Dakota cable properties for about $262 mln

Clarity Telecom, which is backed by Pamlico Capital, has agreed to acquire WOW!’s Rapid City and Sioux Fall, South Dakota broadband assets for approximately $262 million in cash. The transaction is expected to close in the late third or early fourth quarter of 2014. RBC Capital Markets was financial advisor to WOW! on the deal. WOW!, which is owned by Avista Capital Partners, is a provider of high-speed Internet, cable TV, and phone service in Illinois, Michigan, Indiana and Ohio.

VC-backed Agile Therapeutics rolls out IPO

Agile Therapeutics has launched its IPO after pricing its over 9.16 million shares at $6 per share. The stock began trading Friday on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “AGRX.” RBC Capital Markets and William Blair & Company are the lead underwriters. Based in Princeton, NJ, Agile Therapeutics develops prescription contraceptives. Its backers include Aisling Capital, Care Capital, Investor Growth Capital, ProQuest Investments, Kaiser Permanente Ventures and Novitas Capital.

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Spectrum Equity invests in Verafin

Spectrum Equity has acquired a minority stake in Verafin for C$60 million. RBC Capital Markets was the placement agent on the transaction. Based in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Verafin is a provider of anti-money laundering and fraud detection solutions for the financial services industry.

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Charlesbank Capital Partners buys American Residential Services

Charlesbank Capital Partners has acquired American Residential Services from CI Capital Partners and Royal Palm Capital Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. Berenson & Company and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison advised ARS on the transaction while Metronome Partners, RBC Capital Markets and Goodwin Procter advised Charlesbank. Based in Memphis, Tenn., ARS is a provider of heating and air conditioning and plumbing services.

GTCR-backed RBI completes add-on acquisition

Rural Broadband Investments, a portfolio company of GTCR, has completed the acquisition of City Cable from The City of Poplar Bluff, Missouri. No financial terms were disclosed. RBC Capital Markets advised RBI and GTCR on the transaction.

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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VC-backed Agile Therapeutics files for IPO

Agile Therapeutics has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be offered as well as the pricing terms of the stock have yet to be set. RBC Capital Markets and William Blair & Company will serve as the lead underwriters. Based in Princeton, NJ, Agile Therapeutics is a women’s health specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing prescription contraceptives. Its backers include Aisling Capital, Care Capital, Investor Growth Capital, ProQuest Investments, Kaiser Permanente Ventures and Novitas Capital.

Coldwater Creek Closes $65 Mln Loan from Golden Gate Capital

Golden Gate Capital is providing a five-year, $65 million senior secured term loan to Coldwater Creek. The retailer also completed an amendment to a $70 million revolving credit facility with Wells Fargo that matures on May 16, 2016. As part of the deal, Golden Gate has the right to purchase up to 19.9% of Coldwater […]

ViaWest Secures Debt Funding

ViaWest, a privately-held data center, cloud computing and managed services provider, has closed $65 million of debt financing to fund future growth initiatives. Led by RBC Capital Markets, the $55 million upsize of the senior credit facility was oversubscribed. Barclays Private Credit Partners Fund and Solar Capital provided the remaining $10 million in the form […]

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