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Lovell Minnick clinches first real estate deal with CenterSquare

With its buy of CenterSquare Investment Management, Lovell Minnick Partners has struck its first real estate deal. Lovell Minnick said Sept. 20 it agreed to buy a majority of CenterSquare from BNY Mellon Investment Management. Financial terms weren’t announced. CenterSquare management, led by CEO Todd Briddell, will also have a stake. The transaction is expected to close […]


Andreessen Horowitz leads $39 mln round for Activehours

Activehours said Sept. 21 that it raised $39 million in funding led by Andreessen Horowitz. Matrix Partners, Ribbit Capital and March Capital Partners also participated. Activehours, of Palo Alto, is a mobile app that lets people access their pay directly from their smartphones.


Waud Capital invests in Anovia Payments

Waud Capital Partners has invested in Anovia Payments. Financial terms weren’t announced. Anovia, of Irving, Texas, provides payment processing and merchant relationship management software to small and medium-sized businesses.

BGL Real Estate sells Kleiman | Evangelista Eye Center

BGL Real Estate Partners said Sept. 21 that it has sold the Kleiman | Evangelista Eye Center to Inland Private Capital. Financial terms weren’t announced. Kleiman | Evangelista, of Arlington, Texas, is a physician-owned outpatient surgical center specializing in ophthalmology care.

Jackley joins SparkLabs Global Ventures

Jessica Jackley has joined SparkLabs Global Ventures as a venture partner. Jackley is the co-founder of Kiva, a p2p microlending website that aims to provide people with affordable capital to start or expand a small business.

Falfurrias Capital invests in SixAxis

Falfurrias Capital Partners said Sept. 21 that it has invested in SixAxis LLC. Financial terms weren’t announced. SixAxis, of Andrews, South Carolina, designs and produces metal stairs and platforms, rolling and mobile assembly and maintenance platforms, bulk loading platforms, and other equipment that aims to help customers with safety and efficiency.


Sem named partner at Pantheon

Pantheon said Sept. 21 that Richard Sem was named a partner within its global infrastructure & real assets investment team, while Tatjana Van Vloten joins as vice president and Radhika Patel as an analyst.

District 5 invests in Pathfinder Resources

District 5 Investments LP said Sept. 21 that it has made a growth equity investment in Pathfinder Resources LLC. Financial terms weren’t announced. Pathfinder, of Dallas, was formed to acquire North American mineral and royalty interests.


Feldman joins Carlyle Group

Mathew Feldman has joined the Carlyle Group as a managing director on its credit opportunities team within Carlyle’s global credit business. He joined Sept. 5 and reports to Alex Popov, head of credit opportunities. Feldman spent the past six years with Davidson Kempner, where he was a senior member of the special situations group.


Anthem buy Summit-backed HealthSun

Anthem Inc said Sept. 20 that it has agreed to buy HealthSun. A group of investors led by Summit Partners are the sellers. Financial terms weren’t announced. HealthSun, of Coconut Grove, Florida is a medicare advantage health plan and healthcare delivery network in that state.


Sabra Health Care REIT to buy 49 pct of Enlivant joint ventures

Sabra Health Care REIT Inc has agreed to buy a 49 percent stake in senior housing joint ventures managed by Enlivant for $371 million. Enlivant, backed by TPG Real Estate, will retain 51 percent. The Enlivant joint ventures own 183 senior housing communities, totaling 8,280 units geographically diversified across 20 states.


Menusifu raises $3 mln

Menusifu has raised a $3 million Series A round. Jubilee Capital Management and Amino Capital participated in the round. Menusifu, of New York, provides software to restaurants that cater to mobile-first customers.


Wasser joins Financial Technology Partners

Financial Technology Partners said Sept. 20 that Melissa Wasser has joined the firm as a director & head of private capital markets. Wasser spent the last decade at Goldman Sachs where she most recently served as a senior banker in the global private placements group, helping source private capital across fintech/tech in Goldman’s investment banking division.

ABC Financial, software, health club, private equity, merger, M&A

ABC Financial, software provider for health clubs, goes up for sale

ABC Financial Services, which provides billing and payments software for health clubs, is up for sale, three sources said. Stephens Inc is advising on the process. Indications of interest were sent out at the end of August, one of the sources said. ABC generates about $50 million in EBITDA, the person said. Prospective bidders are offering […]


GoCardless raises $22.5 mln

GoCardless has raised another $22.5 million from existing investors Accel, Balderton Capital, Notion and Passion. GoCardless, of London, said it has processed £3 billion worth of transactions for over 30,000 organizations across the UK and Europe.