Alma grabs $8 mln Series A

Alma, a New York-based co-practicing community of therapists, coaches, and wellness professionals, raised $8 million in Series A funding, according to a Medium blog post. Tusk Venture Partners led the round with participation from Sound Ventures, First Round Capital, Primary Ventures, Box Group and able Partners.

KKR-backed Radiant completes acquisition of stake in Max Healthcare

Radiant Life Care, which is backed by KKR, has closed its acquisition of a 49.7 percent stake in in Max Healthcare from Life Healthcare. As a result of the transaction, Radiant and Max Healthcare will merge to create the largest hospital network in North India. Max Healthcare is a provider of healthcare services in India.

MakerSights picks up $8.5 mln Series A

San Francisco and London-based MakerSights, a product decision engine for retail, has secured $8.5 million in Series A funding. The investors included Forerunner Ventures. In addition to the funding, Brian O’Malley of Forerunner Ventures will join the MakerSights’ board of directors.


PE-backed CityMD and SMG to merge

CityMD, an urgent care provider in the New York metro area and Summit Medical Group, a provider of multispecialty medical practices, have agreed to merge. No financial terms were disclosed. CityMD is backed by Warburg Pincus.


GI Partners to recap Insurity

GI Partners has agreed to recapitalize Hartford, Connecticut-based Insurity, a software platform for the property and casualty insurance industry. No financial terms were disclosed. The deal is expected to close in the third quarter of this year. Insurity is backed by TA Associates, General Atlantic and Genstar Capital.


Falfurrias to buy C.F. Sauer’s food business

Falfurrias Capital Partners has agreed to acquire Richmond, Virginia-based C.F. Sauer‘s food business. No financial terms were disclosed. RBC Capital Markets is serving as financial adviser to C.F. Sauer on the deal.


Pamlico to invest in Digitech

Pamlico has agreed to make an investment in Chappaqua, New York-based Digitech Computer LLC, a provider of revenue cycle management and technology solutions for emergency medical services transport providers. No financial terms were disclosed.


CloudCheckr taps McKinnon as CEO

Rochester, New York-based CloudCheckr, a cloud management platform, has named Tim McKinnon as CEO and a member of the board of directors. Recently, he was president and CEO of Sonian. CloudCheckr is backed by Level Equity.


Thomson Reuters to buy PE-backed Confirmation

Thomson Reuters has agreed to acquire Brentwood, Tennessee-based Confirmation, a provider of secure audit confirmation services. No financial terms were disclosed. Confirmation is a portfolio company of Great Hill Partners.


PE HUB First Read

First Read ends the week with news that Apple, Microsoft and other tech companies ask to be excluded from China tariffs, Slack surges 48.5 pct in its market debut and Canada’s largest credit bureau announces security breach.


PE-backed HOP acquires Kosco Heritage Energy

HOP Energy LLC, which is backed by Delos Capital and Shorevest Capital, has acquired Kingston, New York-based Kosco Heritage Energy LLC, a distributor of heating oil. No financial terms were disclosed.


PE-backed eSolutions buys Practice Insight

eSolutions Inc, a portfolio company of Francisco Partners, has acquired Practice Insight, a provider of integrated electronic data interchange and revenue cycle management workflow solutions for healthcare providers. No financial terms were disclosed. Harris Williams advised Practice Insight on the transaction. Practice Insight is backed by Eli Global.


Arrhythmia care company Acutus Medical gathers $170 mln

Carslbad, California-based Acutus Medical, an arrhythmia care company, has secured $100 million in Series D funding and a $70 million credit facility. The Series D investors included 8VC, Opaleye Management, Pura Vida Investments, OrbiMed, Deerfield Management Company, Advent Venture Partners, Xeraya Capital and GE Ventures. OrbiMed Credit and Royalties Fund and Deerfield Management provided the credit facility.