ShootProof snaps up funding from PSG

Atlanta-based ShootProof, a provider of online gallery software and related services for professional and semi-professional photographers, has secured funding from Providence Strategic Growth. No financial terms were disclosed. GrowthPoint Technology Partners served as financial adviser to ShootProof on the transaction.

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Tigera gathers $30 mln Series B

San Francisco-based Tigera, an enterprise software company providing security and compliance solutions for Kubernetes platforms, has secured $30 million in Series B funding. Insight Venture Partners led the round with participation from return Madrona, NEA and Wing.

Ardenton invests in Shaftec

Ardenton Capital has made an investment in UK-based Shaftec, a provider of automotive parts to the UK aftermarket. No financial terms were disclosed.

Atalaya Capital provides $100 mln to Future Family

Future Family, a provider of accessible fertility care to women and couples, has secured a $100 million credit facility from Atalaya Capital. The capital will be used to fund fertility patients on Future Family’s platform.


Laureate Education to sell its universities in Spain and Portugal to Permira

Permira has agreed to acquire five educational institutions in Spain and Portugal from Laureate Education Inc. The value of the deal is $871 million. The transaction is expected to be completed within the first half of 2019. Goldman Sachs provided financial advice to Laureate Education on the deal while Barclays did likewise for Permira.

H.I.G. buys Vision Integrated Graphics

H.I.G. Capital has acquired Bolingbrook, Illinois-based Vision Integrated Graphics Group, a provider of tech-enabled marketing solutions focused on customer acquisition and engagement for Fortune 1000 customers. No financial terms were disclosed.

Nexthink collects $85 mln

Nexthink, a provider of digital employee experience management software for enterprises, has secured $85 million in funding. Index Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Highland Europe, Forestay Capital, VI Partners, Auriga Partners, Galéo Capital and TOP Funds.

InVision amasses $115 mln Series F

InVision, a digital product design platform, has raised $115 million in Series F funding. Spark Capital led the round with participation from Goldman Sachs, Battery Ventures, ICONIQ Capital, Tiger Global Management, FirstMark, Geodesic Capital and Atlassian. In addition to the funding, Megan Quinn, a general partner at Spark Capital, will join InVision’s board of directors.

SeLux rakes in $25 mln Series B

Massachusetts-based-based SeLux Diagnostics, a developer of a next generation phenotyping platform, has raised $25 million in Series B financing, according to a source familiar with the transaction. Sands Capital Ventures led the round with participation from RA Capital Management, Schooner Capital and Northpond Ventures.

Pimcore rallies $3.5 mln Series A

Salzburg, Austria-based Pimcore, an open-source platform for data and customer experience management, has raised $3.5 million in Series A funding. German Auctus Capital led the round.

Midstream company Cavalcade racks up $150 mln

San Antonio-based Cavalcade Midstream, a midstream company, has secured $150 million in funding. The investors were Pearl Energy Investments, Old Ironsides Energy and NGP. Norton Rose Fulbright served as legal advisors to Cavalcade on the transaction while Thompson & Knight did likewise for Pearl, Old Ironsides and NGP.

Aspen RxHealth nets $9 mln Series A

Aspen RxHealth, a developer of technology that connects a community of pharmacists with patients, has secured $9 million in Series A funding. Flare Capital Partners led the round.

Abacus supports Thompson Street’s recap of Palisade Corp

Abacus Finance Group LLC has provided financing to back Thompson Street Capital Partners’ recapitalization of Ithaca, New York-based Palisade Corporation, which provides risk modeling and decision analysis software. No financial terms were disclosed. Abacus was the administrative agent and sole lender on the financing.